Innovation through Migration: Senior Fellowships at GHI West, UC Berkeley (4 to 12 weeks)

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 15, 2019
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands

The German Historical Institute Washington is proud to announce the second round of the fellowship program “Innovation through Migration” at its Pacific Regional Office in Berkeley, GHI West. The fellowship program offers up to three senior scholars per year the chance to come to Berkeley to help shape the emerging Center for the History of Migration and Knowledge which is being established at GHI West. Senior scholars should have a tenured position (Professor or Associate Professor) or have published their second book (i.e. Habilitation) and be based in North America or Europe.

CFP Lemon Project Symposium 2019: Celebrating Legacies, Constructing Futures:  Four Hundred Years of Black Community and Culture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 11, 2019
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Archaeology, Ethnic History / Studies, Slavery, Women's & Gender History / Studies

William & Mary

Frank Zeidler Academic Awards--Cash Prizes for Research Papers in Wisconsin Labor and Working-Class History

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
January 7, 2019
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
Labor History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Graduate Studies, Social History / Studies

The Wisconsin Labor History Society (WLHS) is pleased to announce the seventeenth annual Frank Zeidler Academic Awards for original research papers about Wisconsin labor and working-class history.  Two awards are available annually--one for work by an undergraduate student and one for work by a graduate student.

The awards honor former Milwaukee mayor Frank Zeidler (in office 1948-1960) for his lifelong efforts toward the advancement of Wisconsin's citizens.

We are looking for the following submissions:

Challenging Precarity

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 31, 2018
Location: 
India
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, World History / Studies

Challenging Precarity (International Seminar in collaboration with AURO University, Surat, University of Northampton, UK and Trinity College Dublin)

CFP: World History Associations Joint Meeting Panel on the Cold War

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 22, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Race Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

We are interested in putting together a panel on Decentering the Cold War:  Race, Ethnicity, and Otherness for the California, Hawaii, and Northwest World History Associations Joint Meeting (U.C. Berkeley, February 22-24, 2019).  We are hoping to initiate discussion that moves away from the geopolitical rivalry between the U.S. and U.S.S.R.

[Temple ICAS Lecture] Why is Myanmar Persecuting Rohingyas?: A "Buddhist" Nationalist Perspective

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
October 23, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Human Rights, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Race Studies, South Asian History / Studies

Date:Tuesday, October 23, 2018
 
Time:7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
    
Venue:Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall, 1F Parliament
(access: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html)
    
Speaker: Maung Zarni, UK-exiled Burmese Buddhist human rights campaigner
    
Moderator:Jeff Kingston, Director of Asian Studies, Temple University, Japan Campus
    

Asia Pacific Dance Festival Conference-Call for Proposals

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 2, 2019 to August 4, 2019
Location: 
Hawaii, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Dance and History of Dance, East Asian History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies

We invite scholars, dancers, performing artists, choreographers, performance-based activists, critics, writers, and arts administrators and organizers to join us for a three-day conference centered on theories and practices of dance.

 

15TH ANNUAL GLOBALIZATION, DIVERSITY, AND EDUCATION CONFERENCE (#GDE19)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 28, 2019 to March 1, 2019
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Teaching and Learning, Women's & Gender History / Studies
HEALING THE MIND/BODY/SOUL: COMMUNITY, ACTIVISM, AND JUSTICE IN EDUCATION
“Action on behalf of life transforms. Because the relationship between self and the world is reciprocal, it is not a question of first getting enlightened or saved and then acting. As we work to heal the earth, the earth heals us.” 

― Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants

As a member of the WSU Globalization Conference Planning Committee, I cordially invite you to submit a proposal for our conference. 

Deadline Extended to Nov. 1--Creative Fiction Panels at PCA/ACA National Conference--Washington D.C. April 17-20

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Composition & Rhetoric, Ethnic History / Studies, Literature, Oral History, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

We welcome stories in any style, although the maximum reading time is 18 minutes.  We also welcome full panels of readers. 

Please send an abstract and attach the full piece to be presented.  Deadline:  Nov. 1, 2018

Contested Minorities in the ‘New Europe’: National Identity from the Baltics to the Balkans, 1918-1939

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2019 to June 2, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, European History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies

Among the many challenges facing the new, or enlarged, nation-states that arouse on the territories of the former empires of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe in 1918, few were as vexing or complex as the minorities’ question.

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