Workshop organized by Benjamin Beuerle, German Historical Institute Moscow; Katja Doose and Jonathan Oldfield, University of Birmingham
The Cold War, with its bald confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, has been widely depicted in film. Starting even before the conflict actually began with Ernst Lubitsch’s portrayals of communism in Ninotschka (1939), and ranging from Stanley Kubrick’s openly “Cold War” Dr. Strangelove (1963) to Fred Schepisi’s The Russia House (1990), Hollywood’s obsession with the Cold War, the Soviets/Russians, communism, and the political and ideological differences between the U.S. and Russia were pronounced.
Process—the blog of the Organization of American Historians, The Journal of American History, and The American Historian—invites proposals and submissions for a series of upcoming posts about 1968. For the fiftieth anniversary of that tumultuous year, we welcome materials pertaining to a wide range of events in the United States and abroad . We are open to essays that focus on the history of those events as well as those that explore their connections to current affairs. We accept pitches from anyone engaged in the practice of U.S.
Digital Media, Islamism, and Politics in the Middle East, Basel, Switzerland, September 28-29, 2018
Deadline: August 6, 2018
An international workshop organized by MUBIT Inter-University Doctoral Cooperation in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Basel/Zurich & Middle Eastern Studies, The Graduate School of Social Sciences (G3S), University of Basel, Switzerland
Call for Articles: Special Issue ‘Woman Suffrage’
We are looking for historian(s) interested in joining a roundtable to talk about their experiences in activism oriented against the environmental policies of the Trump Administration. The roundtable proposal will go in for the next American Society for Environmental History meeting, in Columbus OH April 11-13 2019, which has as its theme "Using Enviro History: Rewards and Risks." https://aseh.net/conference-workshops/columbus-ohio/call-for-proposals-1 Thus far the panel includes mysel
Democracy and Disinformation
Brill is accepting submissions to its new journal, Populism, that speak to the journal's core interests as described below. The journal is open to submissions on an ongoing basis.