CfP -- SSRC Transregional Research Fellowships

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
September 27, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Urban History / Studies, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Dance and History of Dance, Asian History / Studies

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

SSRC Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship: InterAsian Contexts and Connections
&
SSRC Global Summer Semester Residency at the University of Göttingen

Applications due September 27, 2017

Reminder Call for Abstracts -- Contested Terrains: Cities and the [Im]Possibilities for Transitions to Just Sustainabilities

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 31, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Geography, Human Rights, Sociology, Urban History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies

Call for Abstracts -- Contested Terrains: Cities and the [Im]Possibilities for Transitions to Just Sustainabilities

Seeking Panelists for Society for Historians of the Early American Republic 2018 Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 19, 2018 to July 22, 2018
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Rural History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, American History / Studies

I am seeking panel participants for the 2018 Society for Historians of the Early American Republic conference.  The theme of the panel is connections between urban and rural/small-town America.  My own paper for the panel will discuss how seduction stories reveal connections between New York City and rural America.  The set of stories I analyze describe how institutions that controlled women’s sexual behavior were breaking down in both locations and seduced women from small communities were feeding New York’s sex trade and contributing to the city’s reputation as a hotbed of immorality.  I

Alternative Narratives on Capital Cities, 19th to 21st centuries

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 5, 2017
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Nationalism History / Studies, Oral History, Urban History / Studies

The making of capital cities has involved not only giving shape and material existence to buildings, monuments and avenues, but also creating images, narratives and representations of their statehood. As loci of political power, capital cities provide an advantageous framework for analyzing how symbolic meanings, cultural values and political purposes may be expressed, contested or negotiated within the space of a city.

18th Annual Conference in African American History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 18, 2017 to October 20, 2017
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Music and Music History, Political Science, Sexuality Studies, Urban History / Studies

Graduate Association for African American History

18th Annual Conference

October 18-20, 2017

Memphis, TN

UTS School of Design calls for 2018 PhD applications

Type: 
Event
Date: 
October 31, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Graduate Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

The University of Technology Sydney is calling for PhD applications to its world-leading School of Design’s research program.

Successful applicants will join a community of researchers from across all design disciplines. UTS’s School of Design is ranked 29th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 - Art & Design.

Call for Papers: Passing: Fashion in American Cities

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 29, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The idea of ‘passing’ and the issues it raises in relation to contemporary and historical notions of self-fashioning and identities is of central importance in a period of political, social and cultural upheaval.  The notion of passing also speaks to current discrimination and civil rights issues, and this conference seeks to examine the ways dress has been used to ‘pass’, to negotiate, resist and refuse contemporary prejudice, discrimination and status and beauty ideals.  We aim to explore dress, the body and the idea of ‘becoming’ – in relation to gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and class,

CFP: Imagining Resilient Cities, 1800 to the Present

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 1, 2017 to October 15, 2017
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Human Rights, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

Session M26. Imagining Resilient Cities: Comparative Historical Perspectives on “Resilience” from 1800 to the Present
Coordinators: Dorothee Brantz (Dorothee.brantz@metropolitanstudies.de), Avinash Sharma (avi.sharma@metropolitanstudies.de)

CALL FOR PAPERS | Asian Extremes: Climate, Meteorology and Disaster in History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 17, 2017
Location: 
Singapore
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Urban History / Studies
Date : 17 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
Venue : Asia Research Institute, Seminar Room, AS8, Level 4, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

SUBMISSION DEADLINE | 17 OCTOBER 2017

Peace Initiatives and Urban Space in the 20th Century

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 27, 2017 to September 29, 2017
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Geography, Modern European History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Local History

The conference aims to shed light on the ambivalent status of cities and towns as both centres for peace initiatives and protest movements as well as objects of militarisation, as potential or actual sites of wartime destruction, and as targets of nuclear attacks.

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