H-Net This Week (Jan. 9-15, 2016)

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Asian American History / Studies, European History / Studies, World History / Studies

H-Net This Week provides a roundup of network news, discussions, reviews, blogs, and more from across the H-Net Commons. The latest edition, highlighting the week of January 9-15, 2016, includes updates from the following networks:

International solidarity movements in the Low Countries during the long twentieth century. New perspectives and themes.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 26, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Location: 
Belgium
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, Human Rights, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

CfP: International solidarity movements in the Low Countries during the long twentieth century. New perspectives and themes.

Race and Mental Health in History and Literature: An NEH Summer Seminar for Schoolteachers

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 10, 2016
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Health and Health Care, African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies

Race and Mental Health in History and Literature, a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for Schoolteachers.

 Location: Blacksburg, VA & Washington, DC

Dates: July 10-30, 2016.

Application deadline: March 1, 2016

For more information, please visit the seminar website: https://raceandmentalhealthseminar.wordpress.com/

Maritime Mobilities: Critical Perspectives from the Humanities

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 1, 2016 to February 2, 2016
Location: 
Austria
Subject Fields: 
Maritime History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Environmental History / Studies, World History / Studies

Monday, Feb. 1

10:00-10:30 

Opening Remarks

Stefan Hulfeld (Vice Dean of the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies)

Evelien Keizer (Head of the English and American Studies Department)

Annegret Pelz (Research Platform "Mobile Cultures and Societies")

Alexandra Ganser (FWF-Project "American Narratives of Piracy")

10:30-11:30

Global Studies Doctoral Research Seminar

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
February 16, 2016 to May 17, 2016
Location: 
Belgium
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Social Sciences, World History / Studies
The Ghent Centre for Global Studies is pleased to announce that the registration is now open for this year's Global Studies Doctoral Research Seminar on "Critical Global Studies - Frontiers of Globalisation: an inter/-transdisciplinary approach", from February to May 2016 at Ghent University, Belgium.

Below you find a full course description and programme.

Contesting Jewish Loyalties: The First World War and Beyond

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 15, 2016 to December 17, 2016
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Jewish History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

Contesting Jewish Loyalties:

The First World War and Beyond

Jewish Museum Berlin, 15-17 December, 2016

 

International conference organized by:

The Centre for German-Jewish Studies, University of Sussex

The Centre for Research on Antisemitism, TU Berlin

The Institute for the History of the German Jews, Hamburg

The Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, University of London  

Jewish Museum Berlin

 

UC Irvine History Graduate Student Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 16, 2016
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Graduate Studies, Humanities, World History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Area Studies

HISTORY? THE PAST IN THE PRESENT
ANNUAL HISTORY GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP
April 22, 2016


“The antiquarian tries to bring back the past for the sake of the past; the historian strives to show the present to itself by revealing its origin in the past. The goal of the antiquarian is the dead past; the goal of the historian is the living present.” (Frederick Jackson Turner, 1891)

AAR 2016: Missionizing Strategies of International Buddhist Organizations

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, South Asian History / Studies

Dear colleagues,

Following up on the panel topic for the Buddhism Section of the American Academy of Religion, we seek participants for a proposed panel on "Missionizing Strategies of International Buddhist Organizations" for this year's annual meeting.

CFP: 2016 North Carolina Association of Historians Annual Meeting (Greensboro, NC, 1-2 April 2016)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 12, 2016 to February 29, 2016
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Local History, Modern European History / Studies, World History / Studies

North Carolina Association of Historians Annual Meeting
North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC
April 1-2, 2016
Call for Papers

The Program Committee of the North Carolina Association of Historians invites submissions of one-page proposals for papers to be presented at its April 2016 meeting:

CfP Deadline Extension: Diplomacy in the Age of Mongol Globalization (Deadline: January 30th, 2016)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 30, 2016
Location: 
Israel
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, World History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations

Diplomacy in the Age of Mongol Globalization

Venue: May 30th-31st , 2016, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

The Mongols are famous for their uncompromising diplomacy. “Submit or Perish” was apparently the main message they initially addressed to others. These calls for submission were claims made by conquerors and leaders of a universal empire. In most cases, they coincide with the period of the great Mongol expansion.

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