Author: Toynbee Editors

CFP: Spain and the American Revolution Conference (Johns Hopkins, June 2018)

For readers interested in Spain’s role in the American Revolution, here’s a call for papers for a conference to be held at Johns Hopkins University from June 8-10, 2018: The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invite proposals for papers to be presented at the Ninth SAR Annual Conference on the American Revolution. This conference shall examine…

CFP: Journal of Working-Class Studies Special Issue, June 2017: Popular Revolt and the Global Working Class

For scholars of labor history in a global context, see this timely call for papers for a special issue of the Journal of Working-Class Studies: Epitomised by Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, and Australia’s hard line on asylum seekers, we are living in a time of global revolt against establishment systems of governance. Working-class, poor,…

University Lecturer in Caribbean and Atlantic History since c.1500, University of Cambridge

For those on the job market, here’s a new position in Caribbean and Atlantic history, with an interest in world history more generally, at the University of Cambridge: The Faculty of History is seeking to appoint a University Lecturer in Caribbean and Atlantic History in any period since c.1500. Candidates must have exceptional abilities in…

CFP: “The United States and Global Capitalism in the Twentieth Century,” (Fordham University, March 8th to 10th, 2018).

For scholars of the US in the world, see this call for papers for a conference on the histories of US foreign relations and global capitalism in the twentieth century: Intense exchanges of people, goods, ideas, and capital occurred in tandem with the rise of American global power in the twentieth century. These transformations had great…

CFP: The Other Globalisers (Exeter, 6-7 July 2017)

For scholars interested in the role of socialist and non-aligned countries in the history of economic globalisation post-WWII, see this interesting call for papers for a conference at the University of Exeter from 6-7 July: In the wake of the Second World War, the world economy began to ‘reglobalise’ – following the disintegrative processes of the…

CFP: In-Between Empires: Trans-imperial History in a Global Age (Freie Universität Berlin, September 15-16, 2017)

For readers interested in borderlands and other liminal imperial spaces of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, here’s an interesting call for papers for a conference to be held at the Freie Universität in Berlin in September:   By focusing on spaces “in-between” empires – their connectivity, cooperation, and competition – this workshop aims at establishing a trans-imperial…

Call for Papers: “The Transformation of Global History, 1963-1975” (Princeton University, October 2015)

Here’s an intriguing call for papers for a conference on global history – on the history of the discipline rather than papers exhibiting global or transnational approaches per se – taking place at Princeton University this October 9-10, 2015. Historical scholarship underwent a transformative period between 1963 and 1975. From insightful thinkers as William McNeill, Fernand Braudel, Immanuel Wallerstein, Alfred Crosby, Sidney…

Four Doctoral Scholarships in Trans-Cultural Studies (University of Heidelberg)

Our colleagues at the Excellence Cluster “Europe and Asia in Context,” a leader center for trans-cultural studies, have announced that they will be offering four doctoral scholarships for the coming winter semester of 2015-16. The scholarships, the announcement (here in German) notes, will consist of a monthly stipend of 1,200 Euros; two of the four scholarships are…

Peter J. Fraam Fellowship in Global Wellbeing (Merton College, Oxford)

Here’s a recent fellowship announcement that may be of interest to readers: Merton College, a constituent College at the University of Oxford, proposes to elect a Peter J Braam Research Fellow in Global Wellbeing for three years commencing on 1 October 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a career development post which…

Book Launch: Leslie James, “George Padmore and Decolonization from Below”

Here’s an exciting event for readers located in London: on Tuesday, February 3, Dr.Leslie James, a Lecturer in World History at the University of Cambridge, will discuss her new book, George Padmore and Decolonisation from Below: Pan-Africanism, the Cold War, and the End of Empire, which appeared recently with Palgrave MacMillan. Readers outside of the fields…