Cultural and Social History - the city as a site of identiy and life

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
June 16, 2020
Location: 
Afghanistan
Subject Fields: 
Popular Culture Studies, Contemporary History, Social Sciences, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Local History

Publication Strand: Cultrual and Social History - the city as a site of identiy and life

 

(CFP) 3rd International Congress on Local History — Évora, October 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 7, 2019
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Local History, Modern European History / Studies, Rural History / Studies
3rd International Congress on Local History:
Concept, Practices and Challenges in Contemporaneity
University of Évora (Portugal), 2-3 October 2019

Following the challenge posed to researchers and scholars in its first two editions (Cascais, 2017 and Setúbal, 2018), the 3rd International Congress on Local History proposes to continue the objectives then outlined, seeking to promote a space of interdisciplinary and comparative sharing

Complete a survey and get a book coupon! A study on proper names

Type: 
Event
Location: 
China
Subject Fields: 
Languages, Linguistics, Literature, Local History, Intellectual History

We would like to invite you to complete a survey, which is part of a research project entitled ‘How Proper Names Refer’, conducted by Dr Siu-Fan Lee at the Hong Kong Baptist University. It aims to collect actual historical cases of reference shifts in linguistic practice as well as intuitive response to hypothetical scenarios .

To express our gratitude and compensate for your time and effort in participation, a limited amount of gift coupon from an international bookseller will be given for anyone who has completed each part, totalling up to USD20 (or GBP15).

Michigan Historical Review Graduate Student Essay Contest Prize

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to July 1, 2019
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Local History

The Michigan Historical Review announces a call for graduate papers exploring themes from Michigan’s past for its 2019 Graduate Student Essay Prize. The winner will receive $2,000 and publication in our journal. Entry deadline is 1 July 2019. Papers must use original, primary source material and will be judged on style, research, originality, and proper documentation.

Master's Thesis Award in Iowa History

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
June 30, 2019
Location: 
Iowa, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Area Studies, Local History, Rural History / Studies

The Iowa History Center at Simpson College seeks nominations for our award for the outstanding master’s thesis in Iowa history for 2019.  Selection will be based on contribution to the knowledge of Iowa history; originality of the subject matter or methodology; use of sources; and written expression.  Nominees must have completed their master’s degree between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. 

New book announcement-- TRUE EVENT ADAPTATION: SCRIPTING REAL LIVES edited by Davinia Thornley (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
New Zealand
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies, Local History

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