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).
Organizers: Glyn Salton-Cox and Naoki Yamamoto, UCSB
NEW EDITORS AND NEW EDITORIAL BOARD
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
Organisers: Prof. Dr. Ulrike Gehring (Art History) Dr. Simon Karstens (Early Modern History) Dr. Christian Rollinger (Ancient History)
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.
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,
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.
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.