The Gerald R Ford Foundation awards grants of up to $2,200 each in support of research in the holding of the Gerald R Ford Library. A grant helps to defray the costs of travel and living expenses of a research trip to the Ford Library. Overseas applicants are welcome to apply but the grants only cover the costs of travel within North America. The Library's collections focus on Federal Policies, US Foreign Relations, and national politics in the 1960s and 70s. There are additional holding that cover other topics as well as some material from eariler and later dates.
The academic journal Messages, Sages and Ages (http://www.msa.usv.ro/), based at the English Department, University of Suceava, Romania, invites contributions for an issue focusing on the theme of obscenity.
West of England and South Wales Women's History Network
25th Annual Conference Saturday 7th July 2018
Royal Literary and Scientific Institute, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN
10am – 5pm
Keynote Speakers: Caitriona Beaumont, June Hannam and Katherine Holden
Civil Society and Governance in the Middle East
Renewable energy is one of the world strongest growing industries; more than 100 countries have developing sustainable energy policies. Renewable energy resources are projected to be one of the major economic engines of the coming decades. Denmark, for example, aims for 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. The renewable energy laws are still developing.
Power, Silence and the Production of History in Africa
24 May 2018
Leiden University, Institute for History
The production of history is a process of power. This is particularly relevant in Africa, where
during both the colonial and the post-colonial era history has been written by hegemonic
regimes. This historiography has in turn (re-)produced structures of domination, social
exclusion and division. Moreover, it has obscured the diversity of histories, narratives, spatial
Call for Abstracts for Issue #6 (Winter 2018)
Guest editors: Wolfgang Hallet, Wibke Schniedermann
Boston University Department of History
American Political History Institute
CALL FOR PAPERS: 10th Annual APHI Graduate Student Conference
In an introduction to a 2017 special issue of American Literature, Carol Batker, Eden Osucha, and Augusta Rohrbach ask how our current political moment gives rise to new questions about the role of teaching and scholarship in American literary studies. The issue calls for the radical potential of intertwined scholarship and teaching that makes literary studies necessary to the work of unmasking the asymmetrical relations of power that persist in the academy.