Call for Papers: The Engineered City: Engineering Design, Experience and Failure in Urban History, from the Middle Ages to the Present

European Association for Urban History, 14th International Conference on Urban History

Urban Renewal and Resilience: Cities in Comparative Perspective

Rome, August 29th to September 1st , 2018

CFP: The Gender of Sovereignty in European Politics and Aesthetics (01.08.2017)

The Gender of Sovereignty in European Politics and Aesthetics

International Conference

University of Leuven | 18-20 December 2017

To what extent would our perception of the history of sovereignty change if we systematically looked at it from a gender perspective? Sovereignty as political power or authority of governance has been a major theme in European thought from the beginning of the intellectual reflection on community.

CFP: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery

The History Department at Rice University invites proposals for a two-day symposium on the history of Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. In the last three decades, scholars have increasingly identified connections between slavery and medicine. They have uncovered how medical theories and practices helped to reinforce the institution of slavery, just as enslaved people used their knowledge of healing to gain autonomy and power.

Reminder: CfP: Second Annual Conference of the Memory Studies Association

CfP: Second Annual Conference of the Memory Studies Association

Copenhagen, 14-16 December 2017

Founded last year in Amsterdam, the Memory Studies Association (MSA) aims at institutionalizing memory studies as a research field that is able to provide fundamental knowledge about the importance and function of memories in the public and private realm. The MSA’s objective is to provide a central forum for developing, discussing, and exchanging ideas about the methodology and theory of the inter- and multi-disciplinary field of memory studies.

Deadline extended: Call for Host NWFC 2018




The fifth NWFashionConference (NWFC) is scheduled for the autumn of 2018. The NWFC Steering Committee is looking for a partner to host this next edition.

The NWFC was established to end the stubbornly persistent euro- and ethnocentric underpinnings of dominant fashion discourse and to construct alternative narratives. The NWFC stimulates critical reflection on fashion developments and histories.

Disciplining the Modern Family: Gender, State, and Society - change of dates and deadline postponed


Due to technical constraints, the workshop will be held on December 26-28 2017, and not as published earlier. Accordingly, the deadlines for submission and for notice on participation are postponed in 2 weeks. Please note the updated dates bellow. 


The Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities

The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies


FINAL TWO WEEKS!! CFP: Migrants, Refugees, Expats, and Returnees (7/1/17; 11/1-5/17)


CFP: Far From Home: Migrants, Refugees, Expats, and Returnees

An area of multiple panels for the 2017 Film & History Conference:

Representing Home: The Real and Imagined Spaces of Belonging

November 1-November 5, 2017

The Milwaukee Hilton

Milwaukee, WI (USA)

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2017 (early decision) July 1, 2017 (general decision)


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