Call for papers (edited book): “Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“

“Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“

Editors:

Birgit Englert, Immanuel R. Harisch, Sigrid Thomsen

(University of Vienna, Research Platform “Mobile Cultures and Societies”)

CFP: Chinese Internet Research and Digital Asia Conferences at Leiden University, May 2018

In May 2018, Leiden University will host a series of conferences and debates that deal with digital media and technological change in Asia. List members interested in how the internet, smartphones, and the so-called Web 2.0 are transforming societies, economics, and politics in the region may find the following two conference calls useful.

The Flow of Ideas Through the Suez Canal

The Suez Canal is arguably one of the most important man-made waterways in the world. Its geographic location drastically reduces the travel time for goods and people by forgoing navigation around the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa, and in 2013, nearly 15,660 ships traveled through the Canal with 99 different flags represented (http://www.suezcanal.gov.eg/Files/Publications/101.pdf).

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