The Material Body, 1500-1900: A Conference of Archaeologists and Historians (University of Birmingham, UK, 4-5 July 2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 16, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Modern European History / Studies, American History / Studies, British History / Studies

This conference brings together archaeologists and historians to explore new ways of studying the body in the post-medieval past. It will explore the challenges and possibilities of combining the archaeological, osteoarchaeological and historical record to understand the body and its role in the human past.

We invite archaeologists who also work with historical documents and historians who work with material culture, including physical remains of the body, to share and discuss their research. What can bodily remains tell us about experiences of the body during life?

Remembering Across the Iron Curtain: The Emergence of Holocaust Memory in the Cold War Era

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 30, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies

 

Remembering Across the Iron Curtain

The Emergence of Holocaust Memory in the Cold War Era

 

A Joint Conference of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of York and the Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences, September 3-4, 2018.

CALL FOR PAPERS 1968 in Poland and Czechoslovakia in Comparison, August 31 and September 1, 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

1968 in Poland and Czechoslovakia in Comparison

UNC-Chapel Hill, Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1, 2018

Conference organizers: Karen Auerbach, (History, UNC-Chapel Hill); Andrea Bohlman (Music, UNC-Chapel Hill); Chad Bryant (History, UNC-Chapel Hill)

Karl Postl / Charles Sealsfield in the Bohemian Countries and in the USA

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Czech Republic
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, German History / Studies, Literature, Modern European History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

International Conference:Karl Postl / Charles Sealsfield in the Bohemian Countries and in the USA

Thursday, October 4th to Sunday October 7th, 2018, Prague, Charles-University

In 1823 Karl Postl, a 30-year-old Catholic priest from Prague, fled to the USA. There he created a new identity for himself and became Charles Sealsfield, novelist and citizen of the United States. Only after his death was it revealed that this ostensibly American writer had been a Prague monk in his earlier life.

2nd CFP: The Eyes and Ears of Power - Surveillance, History, Privacy

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 1, 2018
Location: 
Denmark
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Cultural History / Studies, European History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Political History / Studies

When: September 13–14, 2018

Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

Conference language: English

Surveillance scholars and historians from different sub-disciplines – political, cultural, economic, legal, global, technological, media – are hereby invited to submit paper proposals to an international conference on the history of surveillance.

Crosscurrents of Commensuration: An interdisciplinary conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 16, 2018 to April 17, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Modern European History / Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology

Crosscurrents of Commensuration will explore commensuration – in its widest possible sense – as a focus of critical analysis across the social sciences and humanities.  Construed broadly, commensuration involves equating units or entities judged in the first instance to be essentially different and incomparable with one another.

Visual History in the Twentieth Century: Bodies, Practices and Emotions. Spring School of the ERC Project “The Healthy Self as Body Capital”

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
April 9, 2018 to April 13, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Health and Health Care, Journalism and Media Studies, Modern European History / Studies

The twentieth century is the century in which modern mass media irreversibly permeated and transformed nearly all aspects of politics and society.

Summer School on History of Technology in St-Étienne, 16-17 July 2018

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 16, 2018 to July 17, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Military History, Modern European History / Studies, World History / Studies

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 applications: 6-years research contracts for PhDs - Modern and Contemporary History (Portugal)

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 29, 2018
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Digital Humanities, Modern European History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

                                 "Stimulus of Scientific Employment, Individual Support 2017 Call" (PORTUGAL)                        


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IIJG offers $2,500 Grant & $1,500 Prize

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
March 31, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Research and Methodology

“IGNITION GRANT” FOR JEWISH GENEALOGY RESEARCH

The International Institute for Jewish Genealogy is pleased to announce a $2,500 “Ignition Grant” in the name of Harvey Krueger ל''ז to encourage academic research in the field of Jewish Genealogy. 

$1,500 PRIZE FOR JEWISH GENEALOGY RESEARCH

Additionally, 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 .

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