With the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the First Czechoslovak Republic, questions concerning the future of the democratic order in Europe and beyond abound. Do nationalist and populist movements pose a threat to democratic constitutions? What is “illiberal democracy?” Do victorious nationalisms inevitably oppress their minorities? The Jewish experience in Czechoslovakia and the story of the often close, and sometimes contentious, relationship between Tomáš G.
If you are interested in contributing a chapter please contact Julie Tatlock at email@example.com
Abstracts will be due by the end of September, but the final Chapter deadline is July 2019.
The text is intended for undergraduates and the general reader. All chapters must explore the intersections of faith, politics, and violence in the histories of the Middle East and North Africa. A publisher has shown interest in this text, but the final proposal is in process.
Desired topics include:
Era of WWII and Cold War
With growing scholarly interest in the process of categorization, it is timely to situate linguistic categorization within the broader history of ideas. This conference invites case studies in the politics of linguistic classification that place linguistic debates within the broader context of political struggles. Selective reading of linguistic evidence can justify fanciful theories: what theories have caught the fancy of scholars? Since the politics of linguistic categorization has many dimensions, its study can be pursued on several levels.
Cfp: Panel on Museums and heritage politics in Contemporary South Asia
for DGA Conference on Contemporary Asia, Wurzburg, Germany, 3-5 April 2019
Panel organised by: Kanika Singh, Ashoka University
Paper submission@ http://dga-conference.de/call-for-papers/029sa/
***Call for papers! Deadline November 30th, 2018***
The Second Convention of the International Association for Comparative Fascist Studies (COMFAS) convenes in Uppsala, (Sept 25-27, 2019). COMFAS seeks papers exploring:
-- violence in fascist ideology and propaganda,
--modes of exclusion of political, ethno-religious and social groups
--gender, violence and fascist ideology
--the role of nationalism, social Darwinism and antisemitism in fascist ideology
In recent years, the concept of space has started to regain a central position in historical and literary research.
Evidence of this can be found in the increasing interest in the exploration of the material reality of space, but
also, and perhaps more importantly, in its cultural and communicational construction as a network of
symbols and signs. The effects of such « imagined geographies » are perceivable on different levels and affect
The resurgence in the early 2000s of “World Literature” as a theoretical framework and institutional practice was coeval with another capacious category also prominent in the debates of those year
International Conference on Film Studies: "Identity, Projection and the Other"
9 February, 2019 - London, UK
Over the course of the 20th century and into the 21st, cinema, television, and related media have become increasingly central both to individual lives and to the lives of peoples, groups, and nations.
Keynote Speakers: Lorenzo Bernini; Luciana Cadahia; Jean Comaroff; Kelly Gillespie; Saygun Gokariksel; Donna Jones; Maurizio Lazzarato; Christoph Menke; Leigh-Ann Naidoo; Suvendrini Perera; Enzo Traverso
January 23-25, 2019
University of Brighton, UK
Call for Papers: Special Issue of EWJUS
“Kharkiv: The City of Diversity”
Guest editor: Oleksiy Musiyezdov (V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University)