CfP: Beyond Truth: Fiction and (Dis)information in the Early Modern World

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 20, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, World History / Studies, Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Social History / Studies
 
17-18 September 2018, New College, Oxford
 
Organisers: Emma Claussen, Thomas Goodwin, Luca Zenobi
 
Keynote speakers: Emily Butterworth (King’s College, London) & Alejandra Dubcovsky (University of California, Riverside)
 
‘Fake news’ is nothing new. Early modern scholarship has long since done away with the idea that the invention of print led to an unambiguously positive revolution in the circulation of information.

Seeking Panelists for Muslims in Pre-Modern China Panel Session, AAR's Annual Meeting (Denver, November 17-20, 2018)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 17, 2018 to November 20, 2018
Location: 
Colorado, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Social History / Studies

I am putting together a panel on Islam in pre-Modern China for next year’s American Academy of Religion (Chinese Religions Unit) annual meeting (Denver, November 17-20) and am looking to add two/three additional presenters.

Dr Caroline Withall: 'The forgotten boys of the sea: Marine Society merchant sea apprentices, 1772-1854'

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
February 20, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Maritime History / Studies, British History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Public History, Atlantic History / Studies
 

FREE central London event

17:15-18:30, 20 February 2018

Wolfson Room I, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London, WC1 7HU

Dr Caroline Withall will explore the lives of poor boys who went to sea during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Meet apprentices like Edward Kelly, who was beaten so badly he lost the use of his arm, William Cakebread, who was jailed for smuggling, and William Brook, a ‘boy of colour’ recommended by the Lord Mayor of London.

Call for Papers 2018 Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 5, 2018
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fifth Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food (16-17 November 2018)

topic: Body and Soul: Examining the historical relation between nutrition, health, and culture

We invite abstracts for papers covering any topic related to the study of the relationship between body and nutrition including, but not limited to, the following:

Extended deadline -- Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood from the late 19th century to the present day

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies, American History / Studies

Transatlantica special issue

Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood from the late 19th century to the present day

 

VIII WORKSHOP OF SOCIAL HISTORY OF HEALTH AND DISEASE IN ARGENTINA AND LATIN AMERICA

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 25, 2018
Location: 
Argentina
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Public Health, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

First Circular

VIII WORKSHOP OF SOCIAL HISTORY OF HEALTH AND DISEASE

IN ARGENTINA AND LATIN AMERICA

Processes of health, disease and healing practices: interdisciplinary approaches in the construction of knowledge

 

Jakarta – International Conference on Research in Social Science & Humanities (ICRSSH), 20-21 Nov 2018

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 20, 2018 to November 21, 2018
Location: 
Indonesia
Subject Fields: 
Social Sciences, Social History / Studies, Sociology, Human Rights, Humanities

Conference Name: Jakarta – International Conference on Research in Social Science & Humanities (ICRSSH), 20-21 Nov 2018

Conference Dates: 20 – 21 November 2018

SAPREJ 18 Poverty Reduction / Ecojustice Conference 26-29 June, 2018, Suva Fiji

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 26, 2018 to June 29, 2018
Location: 
Fiji
Subject Fields: 
Sociology, Social Sciences, Social History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Humanities

Call for Abstracts SAPREJ 18

The University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji will host the 4th International Sustainable Alternatives for Poverty Reduction and Eco-Justice (SAPREJ 18) Conference discussing issues about environmental ethics, poverty and sustainable development before the threat of climate change.

The conference will be held from June 26 – 29, 2018

The following sessions have been suggested so far. Additional sessions can be included if sufficient interest is expressed.

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