Call for Chapters for edited volume on "Civil Society and Social Movements: Challenges and Opportunities"

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
February 4, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Social Sciences, Women's & Gender History / Studies

This volume examines the roles and contributions of civil society and social movements in terms of women and youth empowerment, freedom of expression, conflict resolution, the promotion of human rights and community peace-building. For this scope, it investigates the impact of civil society and social movements organizations on politics, power and their impact on social and political life. The book also analyses the extent to which the new information technologies are used by civil society and social movements for mobilizing as well as framing their political and social demands.

The Druze Millennium: Celebrating a Thousand Years of Diversity

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2018
Location: 
Lebanon
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Oral History, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies

Call for Papers

The Druze Millennium: Celebrating a Thousand Years of Diversity

American University of Beirut

 

The Arts of Democratization: Styling Political Sensibilities in Postwar West Germany

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 5, 2018 to April 7, 2018
Location: 
Missouri, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, German History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies

The Department of Germanic Languages at Literatures at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to announce the 24th Biennial St. Louis Symposium on German Literature and Culture, “The Arts of Democratization: Styling Political Sensibilities in Postwar West Germany,” to take place April 5-7, 2018. The event is co-organized by Jennifer M. Kapczynski and Caroline A. Kita and generously funded by the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, the Thyssen Foundation, and the Washington University Center for the Humanities.

ADE Editorial Institute Accepting Applications, Deadline February 2nd

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
June 17, 2018 to June 21, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archival Science, Colonial America, Digital Humanities, Social History / Studies

The Association for Documentary Editing (ADE) welcomes applications for the 47th Institute for the Editing of Historical Documents, to be held 17 – 21 June 2018 at the Red Lion Inn in Olympia, Washington.

REMINDER: Energy humanities: What we know and where we are going (deadline 31/1/2018)

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 10, 2018 to May 11, 2018
Location: 
Slovakia
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Film and Film History, Political History / Studies, Political Science, Social History / Studies

For humankind, energy production and consumption present a double-edged sword. On the one hand, we need energy to survive; on the other hand, the production of energy with current technology poses a threat to our very survival as it is not sustainable from a long-term perspective. The emerging, highly interdisciplinary field of energy humanities (Szeman and Boyer “The Rise of Energy Humanities”, 2014) responds to these concerns by viewing energy as a key factor in contemporary human (social, cultural, political) relations.

Prison, Power, and Protest in Black History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 3, 2018 to October 7, 2018
Location: 
Missouri, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Law and Legal History, Social History / Studies

            This call for papers is for a proposed panel for the upcoming 103rd meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) in Indianapolis, IN between OCT 3-7 2018. (The panel has not yet been submitted to ASALH and I am currently collecting abstracts for the submission.) Once assembled, the panel will focus on themes of black legal confinement across the 20th century, and attempts to resist, protest, and dismantle unfair systems of incarceration.

Washington Ethical Leadership Summit and Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2018 to May 1, 2018
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Social Sciences, Social History / Studies, Public Policy, Political Science

Today, the question of ethics in politics and its importance for the sustenance of the democratic norms and institution is more important than ever. (Un)ethical leadership affects everyone and has the tremendous implications for our political and economic life. The Summit and Conference will address these implications in a day-two event.

Fulbright American Studies Institute

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
September 15, 2018 to September 29, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Political Science, Social History / Studies

American Studies Institute 2018:
“Love and Rage: The 1960s and Contemporary U.S. Culture and Politics”

The 2018 seminar offers German doctoral and post-doctoral scholars insights into current developments in American Studies and related academic fields in the U.S.

CfP: Commentaries read horizontally (Islamicate Intellectual History) Deadline 28 February 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Intellectual History, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Social History / Studies

Commentaries read horizontally:

Towards a sociological approach to the study of commentaries in the Islamicate world

Call for papers – International Conference and Collective Volume

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