2019 International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States Conference Call for Papers

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Music and Music History, Popular Culture Studies, Urban History / Studies, Public History, Oral History

The International Association for the Study of Popular Music-United States invites proposals for its 2019 conference. The meeting, which will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 7-10, 2019, will feature the theme “Musical Cities: Music, Historiography, and Myth.” We welcome proposals for individual papers and panels (up to four individuals) on any aspect of popular music, especially proposals on the musical cultures of New Orleans; music in and of the global and local South; and music and race and resistance.

Subtopics might include

GIS and the City. The Use of GIS in Historical Research

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
September 13, 2018 to September 14, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Local History, Urban History / Studies

„GIS and the City”: the Use of GIS
in Historical Research
The general use of digital maps and mapping has increased dramatically over the last years. Parallel to this boom in mapping the diffusion of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) rose with the ubiquitous use of digital data, devices and the internet. Maps and map-based information are not only everyday companions on our cell-phones, weather and traffic maps, they also move more and more into the focus of the Humanities.

International Conference: "Shadow Places. Urban Strategies of Dealing with Painful Pasts"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 7, 2019 to March 10, 2019
Location: 
Poland
Subject Fields: 
Urban History / Studies, Public History, Contemporary History, European History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

 

 

Call for Papers:

Digital Archive on Lagos History

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
Nigeria
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Archival Science, Digital Humanities, Urban History / Studies, World History / Studies

OurLagosHistory.com provides access to unique and rare historical materials from the private archive of Chief Honorable Adekunle Alli, an octogenarian and public historian of Lagos, and Late Professor Olakunle Lawal, a scholar of Nigeria’s decolonization history.  Since the 1960s, Alli has researched and published newspaper articles and pamphlets on Lagos history. Before his death in 2013, Lawal was a professor of history at the University of Ibadan and formerly served as a commissioner for education in Lagos State.

Journal: History of Retailing and Consumption (Routledge) now accepting article submissions

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History

We look to publish high quality contributions on any aspect of the global history of retailing and
consumption: from antiquity to the 21st century, and from advertising and shopping to consumption
rituals and political identity. Articles might take a variety of forms: case studies of particular firms,
places or practices; comparative analyses across space or time; review essays challenging or
championing particular theoretical perspectives, or cross-disciplinary comparisons, for example

Urban Infrastructures: Criticality, Vulnerability and Protection - International Conference at Technische Universität Darmstadt, 7th - 8th February 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 15, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Government and Public Service, Political Science, Social Sciences, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

Concept of the Conference

Cities are the major sites and physical nodes in the infrastructurally mediated flows of water, energy, waste, communication, people, goods and services. Networked infrastructures have become increasingly critical for urban life. Their smooth operation is a prerequisite for the well-being of urban populations, and for economic prosperity and political stability in our cities.

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