The Will of the People: Constructions and representations of the popular voice from c.1500 to the present day

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 6, 2018 to June 7, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

Recent referenda and elections have made the uses and abuses of the ‘will of the people’ a pressing public issue. This two-day conference seeks to explore the ways in which the ‘voice of the people’ has been constructed, used, and represented in modern democracies and pre-modern political systems.

The conference will include a public roundtable discussion at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institute.

 

Keynote speakers:

Prof. Andy Wood, University of Durham

Prof. Elaine Chalus, University of Liverpool

Fully-funded doctoral position History of Parliament

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Location: 
Finland
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, French History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Political Science

We are pleased to announce a fully-funded doctoral/PhD position at the Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki, Finland

Balkans: Meeting of Cultures Cross-Cultural Trading Diasporas in South-Eastern Europe. Sapienza University of Rome, 3 – 6 September, 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 25, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, European History / Studies

We are pleased to announce that Sapienza Università di Roma, Sentro Moshe David Gaon de kultura djudeo-espanyola of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the Faculty of "Artes Liberales" of the University of Warsaw, and the Accademia di Romania in Roma will jointly organize an international conference dedicated to the subject of Balkans as a place of meeting of different cultures, with a special accent on cross-cultural trading diasporas in South-Eastern Europe. The conference will take at the Sapienza University, from 3. to 6. of September 2018.

New HREC Fellowship for Graduate Student Attendance at Genocide and Human Rights University Program

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Location: 
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, World History / Studies

 

$1,500 Grant offered by IIJG - deadline extended to 30 April 2018

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Social History / Studies

$1,500 PRIZE FOR JEWISH GENEALOGY RESEARCH - Submission date extended

A $1,500 Prize in the name of Chava Agmon ל''ז will be offered for completed but unpublished research in the field of Jewish Genealogy .

Applications for the prize should be submitted by 30 April 2018. 

The Visual Art of Refugees: Expressions of flight and exile

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 9, 2018
Location: 
Sweden
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Social Sciences

This is a call for abstracts to our panel on The Visual Art of Refugees, August 14-17 at the European Association of Social Anthropologists conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

 

CFP: Locating the Mediterranean: Connections and Separations across Space and Time (panel for EASA Biennial Conference, 14-17 August 2018: Stockholm).

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 14, 2018 to April 17, 2018
Location: 
Sweden
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Geography, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

CFP: Locating the Mediterranean: Connections and Separations across Space and Time (panel for EASA Biennial Conference, 14-17 August 2018: Stockholm).

Panel organisers: Carl Rommel (University of Helsinki) and Joseph Viscomi (New York University)

CfP: Central Governments and the Resolution of Maritime Conflicts, 1200–1600 // Lisbon, 25-26 October 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2018
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Maritime History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies

In the Middle Ages, maritime conflict has developed hand in hand with international trade. Over time, specific institutions were established to address disputes arising from violence or mishap at sea and in coastal areas. Recent historiography emphasises that late-medieval merchants, together with consuetudinary law and common legal practices, relied on the legal autonomy of municipal governments to resolve maritime and commercial conflicts.

Global and Transnational History, Networks and Violence

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
July 18, 2018 to July 19, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Cultural History / Studies

 

Workshop for Young Historians and Early Career Researchers

Global and Transnational History,

Networks and Violence

(18.07. – 19.07.2018)

 

Centre for the History of Violence, University of Newcastle

(2308 Callaghan, NSW)

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