Call for Papers:
The South Slav Journal is now soliciting articles related to peoples residing in the countries of the former Yugoslavia from the fields of the arts and humanities, and social sciences. We also accept opinion pieces, and fiction.
We particularly welcome contributions from authors who have resided in any of the republics of the former Yugoslavia, or in neighboring countries.
I am still looking for panel participants for a panel at ASEEES this fall on ersatz public spheres in the Soviet Union and/or Eastern Bloc, that is, arenas in which people could discuss/debate issues of general concern in the absence of a more traditionally understood public sphere/obshchestvennost'. My own paper will be on jazz music and culture under Stalin as a place where different groups could discuss and debate what it meant to be Soviet. Please let me know of your interest by Saturday so that the necessary materials can be submitted by next Monday.
We would like to inform you that a new issue of the International Journal of Conflict Engagement and Resolution (IJCER), published by the Conflict Resolution, Management and Negotiation Program at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, has been released. These are the five articles of that issue:
The International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) will hold its 44th Symposium in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, on 23-29 July 2017. This meeting will take place in conjunction with the 25th International Congress of the History of Science and Technology (http://www.ichst2017.sbhc.org.br).
**Stanley Z. Pech Prize Announcement 2016**
The Czechoslovak Studies Association (CSA) is pleased to announce its Stanley Z. Pech Prize Competition for 2016. Eligible is any article or essay (including a chapter in an edited volume) by a CSA member that concerns the history of Czechoslovakia, its successor states, or its predecessor provinces, and was published in print form (complete with volume and issue numbers) by a CSA member in 2014 and/or 2015.
Application deadline: March 31, 2016
The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites applications for a Dissertation and Thesis Development Workshop that is focused on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union. This workshop will be held from July 18-29, 2016 at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.
Historians at the Freie Universität Berlin have launched a virtual exhibition about intercultural contacts within military and war contexts under the following link:
The study of port cities and their relationship to maritime endeavour and enterprise is a diverse and interdisciplinary practice, which draws on research methods from sociology, anthropology and archaeology, and brings together aspects of social, economic and cultural history. In April 2016, the Centre for Port and Maritime History will hold its first postgraduate conference at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
The immigration emergency, the Cologne attacks and other reports on the Arab populations in Europe continue to generate commentaries across the continent.