Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association (PCB-AHA) 2019 Panel: The Experiences of Minority Soldiers in Twentieth Century U.S. Wars  

Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association (PCB-AHA) 2019 Panel: The Experiences of Minority Soldiers in Twentieth Century U.S. Wars

 

Call for Panelists (Berks 2020): Women’s Advocacy and Activism in the Formation of Welfare State Policy, from Grey Osterud

We are seeking participants for a panel considering women’s advocacy and activism in the formation of welfare state policy, particularly in regard to two-breadwinner or male-breadwinner models of the family. Lena Sommestad, a Swedish economic historian who now serves in government, has analyzed the significance of agrarian notions of women’s gainful labor and rural women’s participation in party politics in shaping Sweden’s two-breadwinner policy during the early 2

Call for Panelists (Berks 2020): Women and the Radical Religious and Social Movements at Times of Crisis, from Grey Osterud

We are seeking participants for a panel considering women in radical religious and social movements at times of environmental and economic crisis. Two Swedish social historians, Iréne Flygare and Marja Erikson, have reconstructed the lives of rural women who participated in a religious upheaval that took place in the 1820s and in a radical movement that arose in the wake of harvest failures in the mid-1840s in central Sweden.

CfP: Theorizing Urban Space, Lagos Studies Association Conference (Lagos, Nigeria, June 27-29, 2019)

What passes for theory in African Urban Studies is dominated predominantly by cases and examples from Western cities and critics.  Thus we find that thinkers like Walter Benjamin, Henri Lefebvre, Edward Soja, and Michel Foucault are the main theorists that are drawn upon whereas African cities tend to elude much of this theory. 

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