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.

Riot as a global political concept

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 25, 2018 to October 26, 2018
Location: 
Argentina
Subject Fields: 
Labor History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Sociology, Urban History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies
October 25-26, 2018 • Instituto de Altos Estudios Sociales (IDAES) • Universidad Nacional de San Martín (Argentina)

It is often said that we live in a new age of riots. However, despite the pervasive use of “riot” as a way to name heterogeneous phenomena, we sense a certain lack of conceptual clarity around what precisely the "riot" implies.

John Friedmann Book Award (in sustainable development), Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP)

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
June 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) offers the John Friedmann Book Award every other year.  This award is presented to a book or comparable work that best exemplifies scholarship in the area of planning for sustainable development.  Deadline June 1.

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W.E.B. DuBois and Liberal Education

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 14, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Race Studies, Slavery, Sociology, Urban History / Studies

The Villanova Center for Liberal Education (VCLE) at Villanova University is sponsoring a one-day conference on W. E. B. DuBois and Liberal Education. We have chosen to celebrate the work of W. E. B. DuBois because he is the exemplary interdisciplinary, engaged scholar, not merely a practitioner of the liberal arts but also an ardent defender of them.

CFP - Colonial Spatiality in African Sahara Regions

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 30, 2018
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, French History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
DEADLINE 30.06.2018

Colonial Spatiality in African Sahara Regions
Chaired by Dr. Samia Henni

Multi-ethnic Cities in the Mediterranean World. History, Culture, Heritage

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 4, 2018 to June 5, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Historic Preservation, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

AISU CONFERENCE

Genoa, 4-5 June 2018

Extended deadline for applications for the FATIGUE project doctoral position: "The politics of memory in the post-socialist city" (ESR4)

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
May 8, 2018 to May 30, 2018
Location: 
Poland
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Social Sciences, Urban History / Studies

The Institute of European Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland is seeking to appoint one Early Stage Researcher (ESR) to join the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network on ‘Delayed Transformational Fatigue in Central and Eastern Europe: Responding to the Rise of Illiberalism/Populism’ (FA

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