Sport: Power to Change the World? 2nd Global Symposium

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 1, 2019 to December 2, 2019
Location: 
Czech Republic
Subject Fields: 
Sport History & Studies, Sociology, Political Science, Humanities

‘Sport’, as Mandela famously observed, ‘has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers.’

 

Governing by Numbers - Key Indicators and the Politics of Expectations

Type: 
Journal
Subject Fields: 
Public History, Public Policy, Research and Methodology, Social Sciences, Sociology

The latest issue of the journal Historical Social Research (HSR) is published!

HSR Vol. 44 (2019) No. 2: Governing by Numbers - Key Indicators and the Politics of Expectations. ed. Walter Bartl, Christian Papilloud & Audrey Terracher-Lipinski

CFP: Interdisciplinary workshop “Consuming the Unique: Food, Art and the Globalizing Infrastructures of Value" (9-10 May 2019 at CEU).

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 9, 2019
Location: 
Hungary
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Sociology

CFP: Interdisciplinary workshop “Consuming the Unique: Food, Art and the Globalizing Infrastructures of Value" (9-10 May 2019 at CEU).

Deadline for abstract submission: 22 March 2019. Accommodation and flight costs of selected participants will be covered.

Conveners: Daniel Monterescu, Andre Thiemann

Call for contributions and ideas

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
August 1, 2019
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Psychology, Sociology

The issue of Crosscurrents magazine, New York, which will be dedicated to PRIVACY. Meaning, history, social implications, cultural relevance, anthropology, threats to, origins of, philosophical background etc. The interdisciplinary, international, inter-generational and inter-denominational journal seeks to unite and mingle different perspectives: theological, historical, anthropological, linguistic, sociological, political, religious, psychological, medical, legal etc. Looking for essays. Please, consult Crosscurrents to have a better idea of what we are looking for.

The Latin American Left in the 21st century: looking back to the future, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 1-2, 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 19, 2019 to March 31, 2019
Location: 
Mexico
Subject Fields: 
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Sociology, Political History / Studies

Since the end of the 1990s, Latin America witnessed the so-called "left turn", which broke, for two decades, with the "Washington Consensus". On the base of the increase of prices of the basic products and a strong economic growth, an expansion and a reconfiguration of the social and labor policies was implemented.

Call for Applications for CRG Annual Research and Orientation Workshop on Refugee and Migration Studies, November 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 31, 2019
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Contemporary History, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Political Science, Sociology

Applications are invited for a Research and Orientation Workshop on Refugee and Migration Studies to be held in Kolkata from 25 November to 29 November 2019. The workshop will be organised by the Calcutta Research Group in collaboration with the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung. It will address issues of protection for refugees and migrants, gender, race, religion and other faultlines in the protection regime, neo-liberalism and migrant labour, statelessness, borderlands and the Indian and South Asian experiences in a global context. 

Deadline Approaching: Workshop on European Responses to the Decay of the Rule of Law and Human Rights Protections in Turkey: Exceptional or symptomatic?

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 29, 2019
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Human Rights, Law and Legal History, Political Science, Sociology

European Responses to the Decay of the Rule of Law and Human Rights Protections in Turkey: Exceptional or symptomatic?

Freie Universität Berlin, 29-30 August 2019

Organizers of the workshop: Esra Demir-Gürsel (Freie Universität Berlin); Başak Çalı (Hertie School of Governance)

CFP - Seeking panelists for Annual Conference on South Asia at UW Madison

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 25, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Geography, Sociology, South Asian History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

 

Dear Colleagues-  We are seeking co-panelists for the upcoming South Asia Conference in UW Madison. Please send an abstract of not more than 250 words to nhanwar@iba.edu.pk and m.sur@westernsydney.edu.au

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