New Publication: Visualising Human Rights

This new publication may be of interest to H-Memory readers.

Jane Lydon (ed.) Visualising Human Rights, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press, 2018.

When the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948, photography was considered a ‘universal language’ that would communicate across barriers of race and culture. 70 years later it is timely to examine the cultural impact of the framework of human rights through visual culture.

Member Publication: Remembering Women's Activism

This new publication may be of interest to H-Memory Readers.

Sharon Crozier-De Rosa and Vera Mackie, Remembering Women's Activism, Oxford: Routledge, 2019.

Remembering Women’s Activism examines the intersections between gender politics and acts of remembrance by tracing the cultural memories of women who are known for their actions.

Call for Applications: Summer Seminars with Étienne Balibar, Nancy Fraser, and Achille Mbembe

The Institute for Critical Social Inquiry (ICSI) at the New School for Social Research is pleased to announce that we are now accepting fellowship applications for our 2019 Summer Seminars (June 9 - 15, 2019). Advanced graduate students and faculty are eligible to apply. Applications are due December 15, 2018.

Re: Military Professionalism and the Warrior Ethos:  Both Are Needed to Win

Good morning,

As editors for H-War, we continuously encourage active discussion between our subscribers concerning any topic relevant to our forum and pride ourselves on the extensive resources we provide concerning the study of military history. However, our role is to also ensure and maintain a high level of professionalism and courtesy within the content posted. Due to the rising tensions associated with this discussion stream, we have decided to conclude the discussion associated with "Military Professionalism and the Warrior Ethos: Both are Needed to Win."

Member Publication: Remembering Women's Activism

This new publication may be of interest to Histsex Readers.

Sharon Crozier-De Rosa and Vera Mackie, Remembering Women's Activism, Oxford: Routledge, 2019.

Remembering Women’s Activism examines the intersections between gender politics and acts of remembrance by tracing the cultural memories of women who are known for their actions.

STIP: Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies Grant Application

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) seeks grant proposals for projects aimed at promoting an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria (including Habsburg Austria) in the fields of history, politics, economics, law, cultural studies, and public history. Grants may include support for related lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences, exhibits, publications, podcasts, and documentaries. Salary replacement and/or tuition are not eligible. Grants will not exceed $25,000 unless a compelling case is made for a larger grant.

Re: Military Professionalism and the Warrior Ethos:  Both Are Needed to Win

Sacred feces, Matthew, I mean holy s**t, that was some broadside! Unfortunately for you, your broadside missed.

It is now 0230 hours as I begin to type this and I am this week undergoing a severe of attack of day-to-day real life (seemingly endless medical appointments for intractable health problems, spending hours on the phone supporting a friend who is going through a personal tragedy, worrying about how I am going keep my horse fed and fit as the weather deteriorates here in Montana, etc.).

CFP: Barnes Graduate Student Conference, Philadelphia, PA (Philadelphia, 22-23 March 2019)

The James A. Barnes Club, Temple University's graduate student history organization, is pleased to announce the 24th Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student History Conference. The event will feature a keynote address from 2018 Bancroft Prize winner, Dr. Marc Gallicchio, Associate History Professor at Villanova University, for his book, Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1944-1945.

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