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Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, World History, Utah State University

For  world historians looking for an academic position, here is a recent call for applications for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow position at Utah State University. The call for papers explains more: The Department of History at Utah State University invites applications for a one-year (non-renewable) postdoctoral teaching fellow in World History for the 2018-2019 academic…

CFP: “LAGlobal Symposium: The Global Past and Future of Latin American Studies” (21 MARCH, 2018, London)

For those interested in Latin American studies, here’s a recent call for papers for a symposium titled “LAGlobal Symposium: The Global Past and Future of Latin American Studies.” The call for papers explains more: This one-day international symposium will address the global dimensions of Latin American Studies, past, present and future. Contrary to common and…

PhD Opportunity, “Women and the History of International Thought”

PhD Student Opportunity: Women and the History of International Thought, University of Sussex Deadline: February 14, 2018 Start date: September/October 2018 Project Description The PhD researcher will recover and evaluate women’s contributions to the International Relations discipline in the United States, from the end of World War I until 1979. Although disciplinary history is a…

What We’re Reading This Week

FATMA ALADAĞ Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins, “Do Secularism and Gender Equality Really Go Hand in Hand?,” The Guardian. Matthew Hedstrom, “Comparison and Classification in American Religious History,” The Immanent Frame. Emile Chabal, “Les Anglo-Saxons,” Aeon. Minayo Nasiali, “Building Social Space in Marseille,” Global Urban History Blog. CHRIS SZABLA Ralph Jennings, “Taiwan Has Statues of Him Everywhere. Now Many Want…

What We’re Reading This Week

JOSHUA MILSTEIN Victoria Pashentseva, “Tough Lessons in Transnistria,” openDemocracy. Rebeka Foley, “Azerbaijan’s Pre-Soviet Independence Embroiled in Post-Soviet Polemics,” Eurasianet. Francis P. Sempa, “Surviving the Future: Looking Back at the Toynbee-Wakaizumi Dialogue of 1970,” The Diplomat. Martin Doerry, “Meine Geschichte ist eigentlich undenkbar,” [“My Story is Inconceivable”] Der Spiegel. JAMES PARKER James McDougall, “The History of Empire…

CFP: Workshop on “Altruism and Its Discontents: Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development”, NACBS Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, October 25-28, 2018.

Theme: “Altruism and Its Discontents: Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development” Proposal deadline: February 15, 2018 Materials: CV and 1-page abstract This workshop will explore human rights, humanitarianism, and development in the modern period, c. 1800-2000, through the prism of “altruism.” While usually treated separately, each of these areas of endeavor grapples with often competing interests…

Submission Deadline Extended: Global Histories (January 20th, 2018)

Global Histories has extended the deadline for its most recent call for papers. The deadline for submissions is now January 20th, 2018. The Call explains more: In recent years, global history has become one of the most ambitious and promising strands of historical research. The approach targets relations, flows, and actors that challenge the assumption of the…

What We’re Reading This Week

LOTTE HOUWINK TEN CATE Jenna Tonn, “White Feminism and Eugenics: The Case of Gertrude Davenport,” The New Inquiry. Colin Koopman, “The Power Thinker,” Aeon. Sadia Shephard, “Foreign-Returned,” The New Yorker. Thijs Kleinpaste, “Botsende vocabulaires,” [“Clashing Vocabularies”] De Groene Amsterdammer. NAGOTHUA NARESH KUMAR Michael Auslin, “Japan’s Endless Search for Modernity,” The Atlantic. Tobias P. Graf, “Best of Enemies: Europeans…

Fifth Conference of the Association for African Studies in Italy (ASAI): Plural Africa – Politics, Knowledge and Social Dynamics in Time and Space

ASAI has issued a call for panels at the Fifth Conference of the Association for African Studies in Italy (ASAI) to be held in Bologna, 5-7 September 2018. The Fifth Conference of ASAI aims, first of all, to analyse the ‘Africas’, that is, the plurality of the phenomena that make up the wealth of diversity…