Master's Thesis Award in Iowa History

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
June 30, 2019
Location: 
Iowa, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Area Studies, Local History, Rural History / Studies

The Iowa History Center at Simpson College seeks nominations for our award for the outstanding master’s thesis in Iowa history for 2019.  Selection will be based on contribution to the knowledge of Iowa history; originality of the subject matter or methodology; use of sources; and written expression.  Nominees must have completed their master’s degree between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. 

Boris Putilov and Kirill Chistov Memorial Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 14, 2019 to November 16, 2019
Location: 
Russian Federation
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Rural History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Oral History

We are pleased to announce the memorial conference, dedicated to the centenary of Boris Putilov and Kirill Chistov, taking place in Saint Petersburg, Russia, November 14-16, 2019.

Boris Putilov and Kirill Chistov Memorial Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 14, 2019 to November 16, 2019
Location: 
Russian Federation
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Oral History, Rural History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

We are pleased to announce the memorial conference, dedicated to the centenary of Boris Putilov and Kirill Chistov, taking place in Saint Petersburg, Russia, November 14-16, 2019.

Rural, Agricultural and Environmental Network of the Social Science History Association, Chicago, IL, November 21-24, 2019, Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2019
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Rural History / Studies, Social History / Studies

The Rural, Agricultural, and Environmental Network of the Social Science History Association invites papers for the following panels that have been proposed by network members, and for proposals for additional panels on rural, agricultural, or environmental topics.

 

CfP: Rural and Urban Jewries Between Tradition and Modernity. International Junior Scholars Workshop, University of Bamberg, July 27-29, 2020

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2019
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, European History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Rural History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

The dichotomy of ‘tradition’ and ‘modernity’ characterizes our image of Jewish history and culture to this day. The dualism of “land equals stagnation” and “city equals modernization” is a common scholarly pattern that needs to be questioned. The relationship between city and countryside has mostly been seen as a one-way street and as an “either/or”, either city or country.

Plant Diversity: sociocultural dimensions and interdisciplinary projections

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 21, 2019 to November 22, 2019
Location: 
Bulgaria
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Rural History / Studies, Social History / Studies

We have the pleasure to invite you to take part in the international scientific conference “Plant Diversity: sociocultural dimensions and interdisciplinary projections”. It focuses on the dynamic human-plant interrelations and impacts, the role of plants in the formation and maintenance of the existential basis, social relations, cultural values and symbols, and vice versa the role of man, their cultural and economic orientations and transformation practices in the plant world.

Introduction to Islamic Landscape Archaeology (Webinar Initiative in Islamic Material Culture)

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
March 1, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Archaeology, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Rural History / Studies

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION - February 24, 2019

START OF THE WEBINAR - March 01, 2019

This 7-week webinar serves as an introduction to the methodologies of and project designs for Islamic landscape archaeology, using an ongoing field project in the Jerusalem region. In an innovative form of instruction, the course will be taught “from the field”, making use of taped broadcasts caught by bodycam during excavation and survey.

Call for Papers: Edited Volume on Sanora Babb, 1907-2005 Kansas/Oklahoma/Colorado/California Writer

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2019
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Labor History / Studies, Rural History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

 

We are currently inviting contributions for an edited volume critically assessing the writings and life of Sanora Babb (1907-2005). The University of Kansas Press has expressed an interest in a volume of essays on Babb.

CFP: Second International NEHT Workshop 2019: Environmental Histories of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey - Deadline 15 March 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2019
Location: 
Turkey
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Rural History / Studies, World History / Studies, Economic History / Studies

Call for Papers

Second International NEHT Workshop 2019

Environmental Histories of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey

Middle East Technical University

6-7 September 2019

Since its inception meeting hosted by Hamburg University in 2017, the Network for the Study of Environmental History of Turkey (NEHT)

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