CFP extended deadline: The Scale of History - Australian Historical Association Conference 2018 (Canberra, 2-6 July 2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 12, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Australian and New Zealand History / Studies, World History / Studies, Local History, Area Studies, Humanities

Historians make choices about the scale of their inquiry. They set parameters for their projects – temporal, geographical, social, archival – which shape their research strategies, their potential audiences, and their interpretations and arguments. Do you write history on a grand or intimate scale? Or both? We welcome paper and panel proposals on any geographical area, time period, or field of history, especially those relating to the theme of scale.

CfP: Beyond Truth: Fiction and (Dis)information in the Early Modern World

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 20, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, World History / Studies, Communication, Cultural History / Studies, Social History / Studies
 
17-18 September 2018, New College, Oxford
 
Organisers: Emma Claussen, Thomas Goodwin, Luca Zenobi
 
Keynote speakers: Emily Butterworth (King’s College, London) & Alejandra Dubcovsky (University of California, Riverside)
 
‘Fake news’ is nothing new. Early modern scholarship has long since done away with the idea that the invention of print led to an unambiguously positive revolution in the circulation of information.

Contact - Conquest - Colonization. Practices of Comparing between Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, from Antiquity to Present

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 11, 2018 to October 13, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Intellectual History, Humanities, Classical Studies, Anthropology

Bielefeld University was recently awarded a major national grant for a collaborative research center (Sonderforschungsbereich) on “Practices of Comparing,” which brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from five different faculties (history, literature, philosophy, law, and political sciences).

Lukács and the World: Rethinking Global Circuits of Cultural Production, International Conference held on 20-21st April, 2018, University of California, Santa Barbara

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018 to March 22, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Intellectual History, Sexuality Studies, World History / Studies
Lukács and the World: Rethinking Global Circuits of Cultural Production, 20-21st April, 2018, University of California, Santa Barbara

Organizers: Glyn Salton-Cox and Naoki Yamamoto, UCSB
 
Keynote Speaker: Tyrus Miller, UC Santa Cruz

Arcadian Library Online: Explore centuries of intellectual and cultural links between the Middle East and Europe through this R.R. Hawkins award-winning platform

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Date: 
February 8, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, World History / Studies

Bloomsbury Publishing is delighted to announce that Arcadian Library Online has won the 2018 PROSE Awards' R.R. Hawkins Award for excellence in scholarly publishing. Arcadian Library Online beat 550 other entries to win the industry’s top honour, after first winning the E-product category and then Excellence in Reference Works.

Summer Program at Berkeley: Introduction to the Manchu Language and Manchu Studies

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 17, 2018 to August 10, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Languages, World History / Studies

The Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley, will host a four-week summer class, “Introduction to the Manchu Language and Manchu Studies,” in Berkeley, July 17 to August 10, 2018.

Captivity in War: a Global Perspective (19th and 20th Centuries)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 23, 2018 to March 24, 2018
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Diplomacy and International Relations, World History / Studies, Military History, Human Rights, Cultural History / Studies

Captivity in War: a Global Perspective

International Conference at the University of Bern, Switzerland, organised by the Military Academy at ETH Zurich

23/24 March 2018, University of Bern, Länggassstrasse 49,CH- 3012 Bern, Switzerland, Room F-121

Organised by Tamara Braun and Marcel Berni

Beyond Relief and Rehabilitation: UNRRA in Historical Perspective, 1943-1947

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Diplomacy and International Relations, European History / Studies, Human Rights, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, World History / Studies

One-day workshop to be held at Newcastle University on Thursday, June 28th 2018

Keynote address to be delivered by Dr Jessica Reinisch (Birkbeck, University of London)

Global History Student Conference Istanbul

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 22, 2018 to June 24, 2018
Location: 
Turkey
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies

The History Department of Istanbul Sehir University invites you to participate in the “Global History Student Conference Istanbul 2018,” to explore the new horizons in global, transnational, and connected histories.

Call for Nominations: 2018 Conover-Porter Award for Africana Bibliography or Reference Work

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Research and Methodology, World History / Studies, Black History / Studies

The Africana Librarians Council, a coordinate organization of the African Studies Association (U.S.), seeks nominations for the biennial Conover-Porter Award for excellence in Africana bibliography or reference work.

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