Georg Fischer (Aarhus/Denmark) and Frederik Schulze (Münster/Germany) seek papers for a panel on prospection and inventarization of natural resources for the 3rd World Congress of Environmental History (Convergences: The Global South and the Global North in the Era of Great Acceleration). The congress will be held from July 22-26, 2019 at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, UFSC), Florianópolis, Brazil.
The Faculty of Law & Institute of Gender & Development Studies (IGDS) UWI, St. Augustine Campus in collaboration with The University of Houston's Graduate Certificate in Global Energy, Development, and Sustainability (GEDS) & The UH Law Center's Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Center
The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida is pleased to announce a national 3-day event on African American history to commemorate the opening of the Joel Buchanan African American Oral History Archive, and would like to extend an invitation to students and scholars from other universities and community organizations to attend this event. The symposium will feature outstanding panels, films, exhibits, and lectures on African American history in university, community, and activist settings.
International Colloquium 'Latin American Agrarian History, 1800 to the present: Issues, debates and research perspectives'
6-7 December 2018, Centro de Historia Económica, Facultad de Administración y Economía (FAE), Universidad de Santiago de Chile
The conference announced on the cfp below was originally designed for Europeanists, but was opened up to all world areas following multiple requests by non-Europeanists to participate. The cfp has therefore been revised and the deadline extended to August 15, 2018. Please note that all proposals previously submitted remain valid and, where applicable, accepted.
The University of California Press is pleased to announced the launch of Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture https://www.ucpress.edu/blog/35806/introducing-latin-american-and-latinx-visual-culture/
This panel investigates the historical processes of the secularization of Spanish American nations and the diverse literary responses, or lack thereof, that such sociopolitical and religious progressions, degenerations, or upheavals prompted.
Call for Papers
Culture has served as a “weapon of the struggle” during the Cold War. It played a central role in leftist literary circles, socialist realist poetry and muralism, as well as in the CIA-backed Congress for Cultural Freedom, whose artist groups embraced Abstract Expressionism and modernist poetry.