The Chicago Urban History Seminar is pleased to announce its 2020-21 Season. Until Covid19 abates the monthly seminar sessions convene remotely via Zoom. Programs open at 7:00 PM and conclude at 8:15 PM. Sessions are without charge but contributions in any amount to the Chicago History Museum would be most welcomed. A Zoom link will be provided by registering in advance for each session. Registration takes place on the Chicago History Museum’s website, via its Calendar page.
The International Network for the History of Hospitals (INHH) and the research projects ‘Hospitalis: Hospital Architecture in Portugal at the Dawn of Modernity’ and the 'Royal Hospital of All Saints: city and public health' are pleased to announce the call for papers for Space and the Hospital. The conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from 26-28 May 2021.
What did the eighteenth century look like, smell like, sound like? And how different would those answers have been for different parts of the world? Historians and theorists of globalization have both identified a convergence of social, cultural, and political forms in the modern period. But how different would people have really found each other in the eighteenth century?
Climate Change in Coastal Cities: Centring the Voices of Urban Residents in Asia and Africa
Deadline: 15 November 2020