Popular Memory of the First World War

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Military History, Popular Culture Studies, Public History, World History / Studies

Seeking a scholar with expertise in memory studies and World War I to write a 5,000-8,000 word essay examining popular memory/commemoration of the First World War. This is for a contracted edited volume on 20th Century wars and popular memory. The essay should illuminate in some fashion how popular memory of the First World War has evolved over time. Either a broad survey of WWI popular memory or an essay more focused on a particular aspect or event of memory/commemoration of the war would be welcome.

Lt Col Amy McGrath Henderson

Type: 
Event
Date: 
November 12, 2016
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
Military History, Women's & Gender History / Studies, American History / Studies

Lt Col Amy McGrath Henderson USMC, USNA ’97 and the first woman to fly the F/A-18 in combat during Operation Enduring Freedom for the US Marine Corps, will be inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame on November 12, 2016.

Call for Authors - Open Access History of Applied Science & Technology Textbook

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Labor History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Military History, World History / Studies

Authors are invited to contribute to a high quality, peer-reviewed, open access textbook to meet the needs of History of Applied Science and Technology courses at colleges and universities around the world. Specifically, this textbook will center on the theme of the transformative impact of technological and epistemological changes on worldview and human behavior as they relate to every day life and global choices.

New issue of Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health is open access and ready to read online!

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Military History

Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health
Volume 2 No. 1
April 2016
http://bit.ly/jmvfh21

Editorial

New perspectives in military, Veteran and family health
Alice B. Aiken, Stéphanie A.H. Bélanger
http://bit.ly/jmvfh_21a

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Korean Popular Memory of the Korean War

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Korean History / Studies, Military History, Popular Culture Studies

Seeking a scholar with expertise in Korean sources (films, television, fiction, newspaper accounts, current events, monuments, personal letters and/or interviews, etc.) to write a 5,000-8,000 word essay examining South Korean popular memory/commemoration of the Korean War. This is for a contracted edited volume on war and popular memory. The essay should illuminate how the Korean public views this war now and how that perception may have evolved over the past few decades since the armistice in the 1950s.

Pennsylvania in the Age of Revolution

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 1, 2016
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Military History, Social History / Studies, Political History / Studies

The History Department of West Chester University seeks papers for its 4th annual One-Day Conference which will be held on October 13, 2016. This year’s conference will explore the role of Pennsylvania and its citizens in the Revolutionary period (broadly defined as 1763 to 1787).  Papers should deal with any aspect (cultural, military, political, and/ or social) of the era and the war's complex and enduring impact in the "Keystone State." Send a CV and a 500-word abstract to either Dr.

Nova Scotia and the Great War Revisited: Cultural Communities, Memory and the First World War

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
June 10, 2016 to June 11, 2016
Location: 
Nova Scotia, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, Military History

It has been 100 years since the “war to end all wars”, from 1914 to 1918. Come hear academic, museum, community and youth speakers share ideas and discuss new research on the little-known contributions of cultural communities in Nova Scotia to the conflict. Explore different community views on the importance of commemoration and memory of the experience of the First World War. See how local Nova Scotian contributions fit in the larger Atlantic Canadian, national and international contexts.

Presentations Include

CONFERENCE: Thaddeus Kosciuszko and the challenges of his era: achievements, historical context, legacy.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 27, 2016 to October 29, 2016
Location: 
Poland
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Military History, Modern European History / Studies

International conference at the University of Gdansk (Poland)

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