Conference CFP: Legacies II: The Manhattan Project and its Afterlives

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 25, 2019 to September 28, 2019
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Social History / Studies, Political History / Studies

“Legacies II: The Manhattan Project and its Afterlives”

September 25-28, 2019

Hanford History Project at Washington State University Tri-Cities

Richland WA

Proposal deadline: May 1, 2019

 

“In the Shadow of Big Brother”: Identities and Roles of Noble Cadet Sons in the Long Eighteenth Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 17, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Social History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

Together with Jonathan Spangler (Manchester Metropolitan University) I wish to submit a panel proposal for the upcoming "International Conference on Eighteenth-Century Studies" (ISECS) in Edingburgh, July 14-19, 2019 (https://www.bsecs.org.uk/isecs/en/). This panel will focus on the identity and the role of noble cadet sons in the long eighteenth century. We are looking for a third panelist that preferably works on another polity than France and the Habsburg Monarchy.

Society of Appalachian Historians, Tenth Annual Meeting

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 19, 2019 to May 21, 2019
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies

The Program Committee for the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Society of Appalachian Historians (SAH) invites proposals for single papers (abstracts of no more than 250 words) and entire sessions (overview and abstracts for each paper) for its annual meeting hosted by the University of Virginia's College at Wise in Abingdon, Virginia, May 19-21, 2019. The meeting itself will be held at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center (https://www.swcenter.edu/).

Steiner Summer YIddish Program 2019

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 2, 2019 to July 19, 2019
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Jewish History / Studies, Languages, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Social History / Studies

Steiner Summer Yiddish Program
A seven-week intensive course in Yiddish language & culture for college students
June 2-July 19, 2019
Apply by February 11, 2019
 

CFP: Rethinking Disruptive Sex from the 19th to the 21st Century

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2019 to April 16, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Sexuality Studies, Social History / Studies, Social Sciences

This interdisciplinary symposium will bring together work on the history of childhood, medicine, gender, emotion, sex, and sexuality to question what it is that has given some sex disruptive or normative power from the 19th to the 21st century. The aim of the conference will be to question the assumptions we have about what disruptive and non-disruptive sex is, what contexts move sex from one category to another, and how these categories have changed over time and place.

2018 Hooks National Book Award Call for Nominations

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
December 31, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Human Rights, Race Studies, Social History / Studies

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change is soliciting nominations for its 2018 Hooks National Book Award. The Hooks National Book Award is presented, annually, for a non-fiction book that best furthers understanding of the American civil rights movement and its legacy. Non-fiction books focusing on current civil rights and social justice issues are eligible. Nominated books must have a first-published date in 2018. A panel of judges, representing various higher education disciplines, reviews award nominations and selects the winning publication.

JOURNAL ON EUROPEAN HISTORY OF LAW 1/2019

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
April 1, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

The association The European Society for History of Law is the publisher of the Journal on European History of Law which is published 2x per year. It is assigned for law-historians and Romanists that want to share with their colleagues the results of their research in this field.

At the same time, reviews of books with historical themes are being published. You can also find there information about the happenings in the field of law-history.

[Temple ICAS Lecture] After the Midterm Elections - US Politics/Society and Japan

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
November 14, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations

Date:Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time:7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Venue:Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall, 1F Parliament
(access: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html)
Speakers:

The Low Countries and Latin America from the 19th Century until Present Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Shared Histories and Sources.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 8, 2019 to April 9, 2019
Location: 
Belgium
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

As part of growing scholarly and public interest in transnational history, researchers from various (sub)disciplines in contemporary history have become interested in the Low Countries’ contacts and exchanges with Latin America. Latin Americanists increasingly adopt transnational and entangled perspectives to map contemporary relationships and shared histories between Latin America and Europe.

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