Article: "There is no such thing as western civilisation" by Kwame Anthony Appiah

The values of liberty, tolerace and rational inquiry are not the birthright of a single culture. In fact, the very notion of something called 'western culture' is a modern invention.

Read full article here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/09/western-civilisation-appiah-reith-lecture

CFP: Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities (5th Edition), Rome, 9 – 10 December 2016

The Fifth Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

 

Centro Congressi – Piazza di Spagna

Rome, Italy

9 – 10 December 2016

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline for Paper Proposals: 1st of November 2016

 

Conference description:

 

"From Pavonia to the Garden State: New Jersey's Dutch Past," the 39th Annual Conference of the New Netherland Institute, 22-24 September

The 39th Annual Conference of the New Netherland Institute will take place for the first time in the state of New Jersey. Located between the Hudson and Delaware Rivers, New Jersey has often been neglected in favor of more dramatic developments to the east and west.

New volume of London Journal of Canadian Studies available online

Apologies for any cross-posting. This anouncement is being re-posted as the original was published during the holiday season.

Volume 30 of The London Journal of Canadian Studies is available online!

List members may be interested in the new issue of the London Journal of Canadian Studies, which is available as a free open access download from UCL Press, the UK's first fully-open access university press. 

Labors of Sovereignty and Identity: ASE 2015

The Turtle Island Examiner

Last month the American Society for Ethnohistory held its annual meeting, which Your Humble Narrator had the privilege of attending. About 400 members and supporters of the Society convened in Las Vegas, not far from the Paiute creation site of Nuvagantu, to present their research and exchange ideas. For those not able to attend the ASE's 2015 conference, and for those who did but would like another couple of perspectives on the proceedings, Bryan Rindfleisch and I will be providing reports on the convention over the next couple of weeks.

Workshop: Behavorial Practice, Social Boundaries, & the Marking of Identity in the Early Modern Era.

On September 30 and October 1, the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies is hosting the second in a series of workshops organized jointly with Tel Aviv University on the theme of "Behavorial Practice, Social Boundaries, & the Marking of Identity in the Early Modern Era."  Among the talks directly related to readers of H-Judaic are Tamar Herzig (Tel Aviv U) on "Being a 'Jewish nun' in Early Modern Italy"; Bernard Cooperman (Univ.

CFP:Creativity, Culture and Identity in Africa and the African Diaspora African Conference 2016 University of Texas, Austin March 24-27, 2016

Creativity, Culture and Identity in Africa and the African Diaspora

African Conference 2016

University of Texas, Austin

March 24-27, 2016       

CFP Minor Culture 2015 (due June 30)

Minor Culture 2015: EXTENDED Call for Papers (June 30)

Conference for the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia

Nov 30-Dec 3, University of Melbourne

w: culture-communication.unimelb.edu.au/events/minor-culture-conference

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Distinguished Professor Ien Ang (University of Western Sydney)

Professor Jose Neil C. Garcia (University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City)

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