Contact - Conquest - Colonization. Practices of Comparing between Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, from Antiquity to Present

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 11, 2018 to October 13, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Intellectual History, Humanities, Classical Studies, Anthropology

Bielefeld University was recently awarded a major national grant for a collaborative research center (Sonderforschungsbereich) on “Practices of Comparing,” which brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from five different faculties (history, literature, philosophy, law, and political sciences).

Lukács and the World: Rethinking Global Circuits of Cultural Production, International Conference held on 20-21st April, 2018, University of California, Santa Barbara

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018 to March 22, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Intellectual History, Sexuality Studies, World History / Studies
Lukács and the World: Rethinking Global Circuits of Cultural Production, 20-21st April, 2018, University of California, Santa Barbara

Organizers: Glyn Salton-Cox and Naoki Yamamoto, UCSB
 
Keynote Speaker: Tyrus Miller, UC Santa Cruz

Summer Course "Arabic Codicology: the Islamic Manuscript Heritage in the El Escorial Collection"

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 2, 2018 to July 6, 2018
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Intellectual History, Cultural History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

The V Intensive Summer Course "Arabic Codicology: the Islamic Manuscript Heritage in the El Escorial Collection", co-organised by the European Research Commission Project SICLE ("Saadian Intellectual and Cultural Life", ERC 670628) and the Fundación General de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, will take place from 2 to 6 of July 2018 in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain. 

Dangerous Elements. Strategies of Mastering Maritime Risks in Antiquity and the Early Modern Ages

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 3, 2018 to May 5, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Intellectual History, Maritime History / Studies

Dangerous Elements. Strategies of Mastering Maritime Risks in Antiquity and the Early Modern Ages

Organisers:  Prof. Dr. Ulrike Gehring (Art History) Dr. Simon Karstens (Early Modern History) Dr. Christian Rollinger (Ancient History) 

CFP: Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 3, 2019 to January 6, 2019
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Intellectual History, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science

Modern Language Association 2019 Conference Panel Proposal
Chicago, 3–6 January 2019
Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia


This panel seeks to examine utopian representations of (neo)liberalism in 20th century literature and culture, emphasizing comparative connections to (neo)liberal political philosophy and economic theory.

Excess? Images of Body, Health, Morality and Emotions across the Media

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Intellectual History

International Workshop
Berlin, June 7–8, 2018
Held at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin/Center for the History of Emotions and part of the ERC Project “The Healthy Self as Body Capital. Individuals, Market-Based Societies, and Body Politics in Visual Twentieth Century Europe”

Cfp: The Fourth International Conference on Manuscripts

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 19, 2018
Location: 
Algeria
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Intellectual History, Islamic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, African History / Studies

Cfp: The Fourth International Conference on Manuscripts, 

 

University of Adrar, Algeria, November 13th - 15th, 2018

 

The University of Adrar and the Laboratory of Algerian Manuscripts in Africa announce the Fourth International Conference on Manuscripts to be held on 13-15 November 2018 at the University of Adrar, Algeria.

 

Arabic manuscripts are undeniably among the oldest intellectual and humanistic arts that have been better safely preserved in number and diversity than any other universal intellectual heritage. 

English beyond England: the elaboration/dissemination of ‘English’ as a literary discipline in the British Isles, the US and Commonwealth countries

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 29, 2018 to September 2, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Intellectual History, Literature

14th ESSE Conference, Brno, Czech Republic

29th August – 2 September 2018

http://www.esse2018brno.org/

Call for papers – Seminar 50:

Bradford Dissertation Prize - St. George Tucker Society

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
April 15, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Intellectual History, Military History, Native American History / Studies

Dear Colleagues,

 

The St. George Tucker Society, an interdisciplinary scholarly organization dedicated to the study of the American South, is proud to announce its annual M. E. Bradford Dissertation Prize. The award recognizes the best dissertation focused on the South, any time period and any discipline. The prize carries a $1,000 award and travel assistance may be available to the recipient to discuss the project at the Society’s annual meeting. Attendance at the July 26-28, 2018 meeting in Jackson, Mississippi is mandatory for receipt of the prize.  

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