Call for Papers: Special Forum “American Territorialities”
4th Workshop for PhD Candidates in Political History
25 -26 October 2018, Leiden University, the Netherlands
Deadline: 1 April 2018
The American Society for Legal History announces the Peter Gonville Stein Book Award, to be presented annually for the best book in non-US legal history written in English. To be eligible, a book must be published during the previous calendar year (2017). Nominations for the Stein Award (including self-nominations) should be submitted by March 15, 2018.
This panel will bring together empirical research on the impact that family, citizenship and immigration, criminal, and human rights and refugee law has on family ties within differently positioned transnational families. Research sites might include CSOs, lawyers, government bureaucracies and families in any transnational context.
Witness to the Age of Genocide. Raphael Lemkin and the Convention of 1948
3-5 December 2018, Warsaw
The Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies is honoured to announce an international, interdisciplinary conference in the memory of Raphael Lemkin, Polish-Jewish jurist, author of the term genocide and initiator of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide adopted by the United Nations on 9 December 1948. December 2018 marks the 70 anniversary of the adoption of the Convention.
Registration is now open for "Images, Copyright, and the Public Domain in the Long Nineteenth Century"
An International Conference hosted by Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library in partnership with LARCA (Laboratoire de recherche sur les cultures anglophones) Université Paris Diderot, and with the generous support of the Terra Foundation for American Art.
The Activist History Review invites proposals for our April issue, “Gun Violence in the United States.”
On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School and began shooting. When the shooting stopped, Lanza had killed 20 small children and six staff members. What should have been a turning point in our public policy concerning guns and public safety became, instead, a testament to the power of the gun lobby.
This special issue (journal to be announced) wishes to foreground the body and embodiment in relation to the law, from both contemporary and historical perspectives. In so doing, this CFP invites contributions that consider the following, but not exclusively: what is the relationship between law and the body, and law and embodiment? How does the law preclude, encourage, marginalize, or stratify particular kinds of embodiment, if at all – and how are particular kinds of embodiment gendered, sexed, classed and/or racialized?
Being Anthropologists in the Time of Disruption: Power and Representation.
October 10-11, 2018, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany