Call for Submissions - Tattoo(ed) Histories: Transcultural Perspectives on the Aesthetics, Narratives and Practices of Tattoo

What is known today as tattooing in Euro-American societies was encountered during colonial missions and was introduced to Western European/North American societies by sailors and missionaries who had travelled to Polynesia and Japan. Preserved skins and ancient artworks reveal, however, that tattooing practices date back to ancient history and have been practiced around the globe.

BOOK PROJECT

HISTORIOGRAPHY, INTERGROUP RELATIONS, GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES IN AFRICA IN THE 20TH & 21ST CENTURIES 

FESTSCHRIFT IN HONOUR OF PROFESSOR OKPEH O. OKPEH, JNR, FHSN

Call for Articles – “Traffic in Women” and International Law

Six international conventions to combat the so-called “Mädchenhandel”, “white slavery”, “traffic in women” and “human trafficking” were adopted over the course of the 20th century. During the first half of the 20th century the issue received political and public attention to a degree as to make it possible to regulate it through international law. Five of the six international conventions were adopted between 1904 and 1949, while the last one was signed only in 2000.

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