There is growing consensus that historical reenactment embraces a wide range of forms – including live action role play, living history, historical reality TV and film, gaming, performance art, theater, historically-informed music performance, experimental archeology, pilgrimage, and battle reenactment. Reenactment practices and forms share a concern with authenticity, embodiment, affect, the performative and subjective. It might be argued that reenactment exemplifies a transnational form of popular historical knowledge making, representation and commemoration.
Workshop at TU Darmstadt, September 13th/14th 2018
The general use of digital maps and mapping has increased dramatically over the last years. Parallel to this boom in mapping the diffusion of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) rose with the ubiquitous use of digital data, devices and the internet. Maps and map-based information are not only everyday companions on our cell-phones, weather and traffic maps, they also move more and more into the focus of the Humanities.
North Carolina Association of Historians Annual Meeting
North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching in cooperation with Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC
2 March 2018
Call for Papers
The Program Committee of the North Carolina Association of Historians invites submissions of one-page proposals for papers to be presented at its March 2018 meeting:
Do you know a librarian, library or publisher,who should be recognized for professional achievement in historical or genealogical reference, service, or research librarianship? Please consider nominating them for the HS
Chicago History magazine seeks articles on various aspects of the history of Chicago and urban life: cultural, political, economic, social, and architectural topics. We are currently seeking proposals or manuscripts for issues to be published in calendar years 2018-2021. Two issues are published each year—one each in the spring and fall. We seek papers of 4,000-5,000 words. Footnotes/endnotes are required and will be published. Proposals are accepted on an ongoing basis.
MOVING MONUMENTS: HISTORY, MEMORY AND THE POLITICS OF PUBLIC SCULPTURE
Fossoli Foundation and the researchers Matteo Cassani Simonetti, Roberta Mira and Daniele Salerno organize the panel
Sites of Transit in Italy from WW2 to the present: History, Politics, Topography
Announcing the extended deadline for Northeastern University's 10th Annual Graduate Conference in World History. Paper proposals will be accepted up to January 12th 2018.
A CALL FOR PAPERS
“Interrogating Boundaries: Mapping the Mental and Material in World History”- Northeastern University’s 10th Annual World History Graduate Conference