CFP NeMLA 2020: "Neo-Stoicism and the Shaping of the Modern Mind"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2019
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Classical Studies, Literature, Philosophy, Intellectual History, World History / Studies

This panel session is a part of the 51st Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), to be held in Boston, MA, on March 5-8, 2020.  Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's database: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/18326.

A Global History of 18th-Century Trieste: Materials, Methodology, Scales

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
June 28, 2019
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, World History / Studies

In 2009, Jan Morris’ Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere illustrated of a certain renouncement to analyze the history of the city in the historical context of its development. ‘An allegory of limbo, in the secular sense of an indefinable hiatus,’ Trieste seems as if it were an object in an offshore history between Central Europe, the Italian Peninsula, and the Balkans, without belonging to any.

Critical Histories of Aging and Later Life, Call for Proposals, Radical History Review, Extended Deadline

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 21, 2020
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Demographic History / Studies, Health and Health Care, Public Health, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

Critical Histories of Aging and Later Life
Issue number 139 (January 2021)
Abstract Deadline: Extended to June 21, 2019
Co-Edited by Amanda Ciafone, Devin McGeehan Muchmore, and David Serlin

World Cities in 19th and Early 20th Century Literature

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2019
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Area Studies, Literature, Urban History / Studies, World History / Studies

Taking its impetus from the theme “Sharing Identities: Spaces, Places, Languages, and Cultures” this panel juxtaposes two types of space: the local and the global as they came together in the conception of the world city. The material embodiments of the function of cities as global nodes are the Expositions, Great Exhibitions, and World’s Fairs of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, where a world spectacle could be viewed in imperial capitals (Paris and London) and in international capitals (Chicago, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, to name a few) .

FEATURED JOB: World History (Ancient and Modern) Teacher, Kehillah Jewish High School, History

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Ancient History

Featured Job

World History (Ancient and Modern) Teacher

Kehillah Jewish High School

Kehillah Jewish High School is seeking a dynamic, thoughtful, and enthusiastic World History (Ancient and Modern) teacher who will actively engage students in the learning process, nurture a life-long love of learning Ancient and Modern World History spectrum, and who has a deep appreciation for educational access and neurodiversity.

AFRICA AND THE RISE OF ASIA

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 31, 2019
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Contemporary History, Political History / Studies, World History / Studies
 
INTERNATIONAL AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE
Paris, Université Paris 1 P

Translation in/of World Politics: Language, Practices, Power

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 15, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Diplomacy and International Relations, Intellectual History, Linguistics, Political Science, World History / Studies

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CONFERENCE

"Translation in/of World Politics: Language, Practices, Power" BISA Interpretivism in International Relations Working Group

Date: January 17-18, 2020
Convenors: Felix Berenskötter (SOAS), Evgeny Roshchin (RANEPA, St Petersburg), Iain Ferguson (HSE, Moscow)

Special Issue of "Humanities" Journal: "Deflating the Dictators: Satire, Humor, and Twenty-First-Century Tyranny"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Literature, Nationalism History / Studies, Political History / Studies, World History / Studies

The journal Humanities seeks to publish international analyses of current efforts by satirists and humorists to call attention to the injustice and abuse inflicted by autocrats. Which satirists are engaging in a national or international struggle for justice against repressive leadership and with what means? How are satire and the related mode of humor currently functioning, despite censorship, in oppressive regimes?

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