The Midwest Association for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and the University of Louisville are pleased to announce a call for papers for the MAMEIS Annual Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, Friday, March 22, 2019. We welcome submissions from scholars based in the Midwest (broadly conceived) on this year's theme "Home, Displacement, Dispossession, and Refugees in the Middle East and Islamic World." We are soliciting new research on any topic in Middle East and Islamic Studies, but especially encourage abstracts that align with our conference theme.
JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—an academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our twelfth year of issues.
Forthcoming thematic issues will include anarchism, including Black Bloc activism, ecological radicalism, animal rights radicalism, and right-wing forms of radicalism. We are particularly interested in articles on transnational subjects as well as on lesser-known examples of radicalism, as well as in articles that include theoretical and methodological considerations.
When the French pharmaceutical company Roussell Uclaff, a subsidiary of the German chemical giant Hoechst AG, was ready to introduce an abortion pill in 1988, American activists flooded the company’s headquarters near Frankfurt with protest letters. In response, the company’s German CEO mandated to stop the project. But the French state – a Hoechst minority shareholder – took the idea across the border, patented it, and embarked on medical trials for the new product in France.
In historical research, sound has been increasingly recognized as an important aspect of the human experience, the analysis of which allows insights into structures of sensation, emotion, knowledge and power. Nevertheless, sound in such investigations often appears as a mere layer of information.
The program for the Royal Military College’s history symposium, Manpower and the Armies of the British Empire in Two World Wars (8-9 November 2018) is set and we have a great schedule lined up this year! See below for details.
Call for papers for presentation on subcultures at the 10th Anniversary of the Annual International PopCAANZ Conference to be held at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, July 3 - 5, 2019.
Call for proposals: Papers, Sessions, Panels
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
April 17-20, 2019 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C.
The Sixties area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any aspect of popular culture from the era. Topics of interest might include, but are not limited to:
• Film, television, and radio of the era
• Analysis of influential books/authors or arts/artists
Hello all! This is a general call for contributors and columnists for the Cato Institute’s Libertarianism.org, where I am the Editor for History. We are accepting contributions on a wide range of subjects touching the history of classical liberalism and radical libertarianism, from straightforward political and intellectual history to individualist cultural and social history.
In recent years, the concept of space has started to regain a central position in historical and literary research.
Evidence of this can be found in the increasing interest in the exploration of the material reality of space, but
also, and perhaps more importantly, in its cultural and communicational construction as a network of
symbols and signs. The effects of such « imagined geographies » are perceivable on different levels and affect