The Corporation in Early Modern Political Thought (spring 2019 seminar)

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
September 4, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Economic History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

The Corporation in Early Modern Political Thought

A Spring 2019 Semester-Length Seminar directed by Philip Stern

 

AAH Panel 4 – 6 April 2019 Brighton "Art and Gentrification in the Changing Neoliberal Urban Landscape"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 5, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sociology, Urban History / Studies

For the last four decades, art has been integral to the neoliberal governance and policies for new urban planning: to aid social and economic outcomes, to boost the economic environment of post-industrial cities, to energise communities and neighbourhoods and to raise real estate values.

CFPs for RSA 2019 Toronto: "Defining Space: Walls and Cities in the Early Modern World"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Urban History / Studies

RSA 2019 Toronto

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.

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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.

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