[Laws] Topical Collection "Disability Human Rights Law"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Law and Legal History, Public Policy, Social Sciences

Dear Colleagues,

Disability Human Rights Law is an emerging field that this Special Issue will help to shape. It is an amalgamation of human rights law, disability studies, and disability rights law. It views rights in novel way, opening a new line of scholarly inquiry. It sees rights as they apply to the individual, with regard to the individual’s particular abilities, needs, and circumstances.

Drugs and Capitalism

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 4, 2018 to September 1, 2018
Location: 
Colorado, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Law and Legal History, Social History / Studies

Drugs and spices have long been at the center of global trade, but the concept of “drug” in its modern, Western sense is particularly derived from interactions with cultural “others.”  Thinkers such as Jacques Derrida have written on the ancient Pharmakon and its relationship to signification and sacrifice.

Conference Call for Papers: Caribbean Energy Policies, Societies, and Law October 4, 2018

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 15, 2018
Location: 
Trinidad & Tobago
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Law and Legal History

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

Decolonising Prison

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 30, 2018 to July 15, 2018
Location: 
South Africa
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Human Rights, Humanities, Law and Legal History, Sociology

This special edition of SACQ seeks to explore impediments to social justice advancement towards real prison reform globally. Emerging societies Like South Africa and marginalized communities in the developed world like North America and Europe continue to bear the brunt of incarceration, violent policing and other forms of institutionalisation. Globalization of incarceration and penitentiary systems in both the developing and the developed world do nothing to challenge criminalization of poverty. Instead, progress is marked by advances in incarceration technologies.

Call for papers: Boundaries of the Law, panel at ANZAMEMS 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 16, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Law and Legal History, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

Proposals for 20-minute papers are invited for an interdisciplinary panel on boundaries of the law in medieval and early modern societies, to be convened at the ANZAMEMS 2019 conference, 5-8 February 2019, University of Sydney. The conference theme is Boundaries, Categories, Horizons.

Special Issue: Ghosts from the Past? Assessing Recent Developments in Religious Freedom in South Asia

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
June 30, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Intellectual History, Law and Legal History, Nationalism History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

This is to announce the publication of a special issue of the journal Asian Affairs: 'Ghosts from the Past? Assessing Recent Developments in Religious Freedom in South Asia' guest-edited by Neeti Nair and Michael Kugelman. The contributors include scholars working on India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. 

Principal Contents

Preface – Bijan Omrani

Introduction – Neeti Nair 

The Indian Constituent Assembly and the Making of Hindus and Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir – Mridu Rai

Call for papers: Rethinking Peace Mediation, Durham University / European University Viadrina, New York City

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 24, 2018 to July 31, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Human Rights, Law and Legal History, Political Science, Social Sciences

Call for Papers: Rethinking Peace Mediation

Durham University and the European University Viadrina are inviting paper proposals on critical approaches to peace mediation for a workshop that will take place in New York City in November. 

Formatting non-religion in late modern society - Institutional and legal perspectives, Oslo (Norway), 26-27 September, 2018

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 26, 2018 to September 27, 2018
Location: 
Norway
Subject Fields: 
Religious Studies and Theology, Law and Legal History, Modern European History / Studies, Social Sciences, Anthropology

International conference Formatting non-religion in late modern society - Institutional and legal perspectives, Oslo (Norway), 26-27 September 2018.

REMINDER CFP: Political Culture and the History of Knowledge: Actors, Institutions, Practices

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 30, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Intellectual History, Political History / Studies, Law and Legal History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Cultural History / Studies

Conference at the German Historical Institute Washington DC, June 6-8, 2019

Conveners:

German Historical Institute Washington DC: Kerstin von der Krone, Simone Lässig

Center “History of Knowledge” at the University Zurich and the ETH Zurich: Kijan Espahangizi, Nils Güttler, Monika Wulz

Institute of the Formation of Knowledge at the University of Chicago: Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer

Call for 4 four-year Ph.D. Fellowships in Global History & Governance

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
June 16, 2018 to August 24, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Law and Legal History, Modern European History / Studies, World History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations

Call for 4 four-year Ph.D. Fellowships in a joint programme of the Scuola Normale Superiore and the Università di Napoli Federico II in Global History & Governance 

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