The Institute of Czech Literature (ICL) of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) welcomes Ph.D. students and postdoctoral or senior researchers in Czech or Central European literature and culture to apply for two opportunities: the Josef Dobrovský Fellowship (a 2-, 4- or 6-week programme for early career researchers up to 35 years of age) and the Zdeněk Pešat Fellowship (a 2- or 4-week programme for researchers of any age). Both fellowships provide the opportunity to work on a specific research project and establish or deepen connections with the ICL.
The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 32st Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in Boston, MA, May 27-31, 2021.
21-23 July 2022
The School of Humanities (SOH), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is delighted to announce that we are hosting the 2nd International Symposium on Han Suyin.
From the editorial board of Entremons: UPF Journal of World History we invite you to send us an original text for its possible inclusion in the next issue of our journal. Entremons: UPF Journal of World History is an annual publication sponsored by the University Pompeu Fabra and accepts both academic articles and recently published books' reviews about World History.
The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism is delighted to announce that the 30th annual ASEN conference will be on Nationalism and Crisis and will be held online from 6-8th April 2021.
Confirmed plenary speakers include Jasbir K. Puar, Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Lenka Buštíková, and Dan Slater, with more to be announced. As well as paper presentation, we will be running a 'meet the editors' event with Nations and Nationalism and Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism.
Organizers: Dr. Nikolai Wehrs, University of Konstanz; Dr. Almuth Ebke, University of Mannheim; Dr. Daniel Larsen, University of Cambridge
Location: Konstanz, Germany
Taking the 80th anniversary of the first publication of George Orwell’s “The Lion and the Unicorn” as a starting point, this workshop will examine discourses of identity and belonging in the United Kingdom since the Second World War.
Tuesday, November 10th at 1300EST/1800UTC on Facebook Live at facebook.com/asenevents.
All welcome – no ticket.
The United States has had one of the most consequential elections since 1945. Our panel discusses how nationalism is affecting the US election and US politics generally, the longer roots of Trumpian nationalism, national narratives among the Democratic party, and contestation over the nation as regards Black Lives Matter.
This conference has now a new format: the dates for the event have been postponed to March 17-19, 2021; it will be organized in a context of hybridity, bringing together people who will be able to attend in person at the Orient Museum in Lisboa with those who will follow and intervene in the sessions from their computers in their places of origi
Chinese pressure on Taiwan during these unprecedented pandemic times has been ratcheting up, not down. This is leading to more cross-Strait tension than ever, raising concerns about Taiwan’s ability to defend itself. Against the unsettled backdrop of COVID-19, panelists will discuss cross-Strait military balance, the impact of deteriorating US-China relations, the October 2020 arms sales to Taiwan, and the changing political attitudes and strategy in Taiwan toward China. And what are some preliminary speculations on the impact of US election results on these issues?
NUI Galway’s Moore Institute will host a webinar on Sport, Film, and National Culture on Thursday, 19 November, at 4pm (GMT) to mark the launch of a major new volume on this theme edited by Dr Seán Crosson of the University’s Huston School of Film & Digital Media and leader of the Sport and Exercise Research Group in the Moore Institute.