CFP: Histories of Religious Fundraising Workshop, Copenhagen, 17-18 Dec 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2018
Location: 
Denmark
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

We are seeking participants for an international workshop aimed at opening up comparative discussion on religion, economy and value from historical perspectives, with a particular focus on histories of religious fundraising. What can these histories tell us more broadly about economic thinking and conceptions of the social good? We particularly welcome papers from scholars interested in engaging in comparative discussion, and whose work is beyond the organisers' specialist fields (20th/21st century Tibetan Buddhism; 19th/20th century Irish Catholicism).

National Library of Australia 2019 Summer Scholarships now open

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
August 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Australian and New Zealand History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Oral History, Social History / Studies

Applications for 2019 Summer Scholarships are now OPEN, and will CLOSE 30 September 2018.

Our annual summer scholarships support younger scholars and a scholar from rural or regional Australia undertaking postgraduate research, who require special access to the Library’s collections. 

Scholars spend six weeks at the Library, commencing in the second week of January each year. They have privileged access to the Library’s materials and facilities, as well as sustained interaction with Library staff.

Narratives of Displacement International Conference “Navigating Borders: Immigration, Refugeeism and Citizenship”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 13, 2018 to October 14, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Human Rights, Law and Legal History, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

The conference seeks to explore the narratives of displacement and to demonstrate the validity of a cross-disciplinary approach which brings together the historical, cultural, social and literary expertise in the handling of text. The conference will particularly focus on time and space representations and on treatment of the theme of cultural ambivalence and identity conflict. The subject of displacement will be regarded as both a migration, voluntary or forced, and a sense of being socially or culturally “out of place”.

Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

Making History in Our Time: Gender and Contingency in the Professional Work Force (Panel)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Labor History / Studies, Public Policy, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, American History / Studies

Contingency in the work force is aligned with gender, even in occupations requiring extensive education and credentials. Women predominate or are disproportionately represented among adjunct faculty and non-tenure-track faculty in universities, and among the underpaid freelancers and contract workers in the digital economy.

Joseph A. Labadie Collection announces the 2019 William P. Heidrich Research Fellowship

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
September 28, 2018
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies

The University of Michigan Library's Special Collections Research Center invites applications for fellowships for research in residence. We will award William P. Heidrich Research Fellowships to support research projects that require substantial on-site use of the Joseph A. Labadie Collection during calendar year 2019. The fellowships will provide funds for on-site research on any topic that is supported by the Labadie Collection.

Film Screening by "Breaking the Bronze Ceiling" to Celebrate Women's Equality Day in Lexington, KY

Type: 
Event
Date: 
August 27, 2018
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Local History, Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Social History / Studies

Special Screening of "Suffragette" Presented by Breaking the Bronze Ceiling to Celebrate Women's Equality Day 2018

A one-night-only event on Monday, August 27th at the Historic Kentucky Theatre.

Call for Papers for American Studies and American History at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Annual Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 20, 2019
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies

Call for Papers

Balkans Meeting of Cultures. Cross-Cultural Trading Diasporas in South-Eastern Europe

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 3, 2018 to September 6, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies

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