The Rocky Mountain Military Affairs Society presents a free public lecture, Indian Warfare: Historical and Archaeological Perspectives, by Dr. Bruce Lutz, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, CSU-Pueblo. Dr. Bruce Lutz joined the faculty at Colorado State University-Pueblo in 2014. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972, and since 1965 has done archaeological and ethnographic research in the Alaskan Arctic. He is the author of Archaeological Excavations near Unalakleet, Alaska, and numerous other works.
The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience, Department of History at Florida State University will host the Annual Spring Lecture by Ronit Stahl on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 5:30 p.m in the FSU Alumni Center-Rendina Room. Professor Stahl’s lecture “Four Chaplains Day: Religious Pluralism and the U.S. Military, Then and Now” will explore how the Four Chaplains came to symbolize a particular form of mid-century religious pluralism and how that legacy has evolved in the military and American society at large.
The International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) organizes its 2nd Summer School in conjunction of its annual symposium in Saint-Étienne, France, from 16 to 17 July 2018. It deals with the significance of technology for the development of society and other theoretical approaches to interaction between technology and other human activities. The summer school is intended for Ph.D. candidates and other young career researchers. It consists of English-language lectures, participants’ presentations and discussion sessions.
CALL FOR PAPERS – ABSTRACT DEADLINE MARCH 1, 2018
MAKING MEMORY: REMEMBERING AND COMMEMORATING THE PAST
While we know that World War I killed millions, analysis of its demographic effects on the surviving population has been relatively limited since studies by Louis Henry on France and Jay Winter on Britain in the 1960s and 1970s. The centenary of the Armistice will occur during this year's meeting of the Social Science History Association making it an especially appropriate time to consider the demographic impacts of the Great War.
In 2011, the Board of Directors (BOD) of Save Historic Antietam Foundation Inc. (SHAF) established an award for scholarly research regarding the Maryland Campaign of 1862, especially the Battle of Antietam. The award is named in honor of Dr. Joseph L. Harsh, longtime professor at George Mason University, and author of a prize-winning trilogy on the Maryland Campaign. Through the generosity of the family and friends of Dr.
The Turriano ICOHTEC Prize for books on the history of technology (formerly ICOHTEC Prize for Young Scholars) is sponsored by the Juanelo Turriano Foundation and consists of 2,500 Euro. The prize-winning book will be presented and discussed at a special session of the next ICOHTEC symposium, in Saint-Étienne, France, 17-21 July 2018 (http://www.icohtec.org/annual-meeting-2018.html). An additional 500 Euro is available to the winner in support of travelling to the conference to receive the prize.
The International Committee for the History of Technology, ICOHTEC, welcomes submissions for the Maurice Daumas Prize, which aims to encourage innovative scholarship in the history of technology. ICOHTEC is interested in the history of technological development as well as its relationship to science, society, economy, culture and the environment. There is no limitation as to theoretical or methodological approaches.
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 8-10 November 2018
Call for papers deadline: 1 March 2018
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