Call for Chapters: Modern Middle East and North Africa/Intersections of faith, politics and violence

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 17, 2018 to September 30, 2018
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Intellectual History, Middle East History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, Political Science

If you are interested in contributing a chapter please contact Julie Tatlock at tatlockj@mtmary.edu

Abstracts will be due by the end of September, but the final Chapter deadline is July 2019. 

The text is intended for undergraduates and the general reader. All chapters must explore the intersections of faith, politics, and violence in the histories of the Middle East and North Africa. A publisher has shown interest in this text, but the final proposal is in process. 

Desired topics include:

Era of WWII and Cold War

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 10 September - 17 September

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
September 17, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 10 September 2018 to 17 September 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

Special Issue: The African University [Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies] ONLINE NOW!

Type: 
Journal
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Intellectual History
 
 
Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies is pleased to announce the online publication of its latest issue (40:2)  "Special Edition: The African University." The call for papers for this special issue of Ufahamu, “The African University,” was announced in the summer of 2016. The call for papers was open-ended, listing a variety of topics that would be considered relevant and associated to the title.

Final CFP: Association of Global South Studies

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 18, 2018 to November 20, 2018
Location: 
New Mexico, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

Deadline Extended to September 20: Call for individual papers, panels, or roundtables. The Association of Global South Studies annual conference will be Nov. 18-20 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The conference is a small gathering of scholars of multiple disciplines dedicated to understanding the politics, economy, history, arts, and ecology of the Global South.

Striking Iron: An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
November 9, 2018 to November 10, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Striking Iron: An Interdisciplinary Symposium
Friday, November 9, 7pm
Saturday, November 10, 9:30am—6pm
Fowler Museum at UCLA, Lenart Auditorium

For a complete schedule and to register, visit http://ironsymposium.eventbrite.com.

This two-part symposium explores iron in the context of its history, spiritual potencies, cultural roles and meanings, and artistic possibilities in Africa and its Diasporas.  

September 2018: Genocide and Rwanda

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Date: 
September 2, 2018
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Law and Legal History

September 2, 2018 marks the twentieth anniversary of the first conviction for the crime of genocide by an international tribunal. As the world continues to grapple with genocides, legal scholar John B. Quigley explores the international community's development of criminal responsibility for the commission of mass atrocities.

Deadline December 4: CLIR Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
December 4, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Asian History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Music and Music History

 

CLIR is currently accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources. The deadline for submission of application materials is Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

 

The purposes of this fellowship program are to:

CFP for a panel: "En marge de ma Frenchness / Francophonie in Beur and Maghrebi writings & film productions" at NeMLA 2019 - 21/24 March

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, French History / Studies, Literature, Race Studies, African History / Studies

This panel session proposes to discuss the vexed notions of “Frenchness” and “Francophonie” in contemporary Beur and Francophone M

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