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CFP: “Histories of Migration: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives” (October 17 – 20, 2018, UC Berkeley)

For those interested in the history of migration in a global context, this conference titled “Histories of Migration: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives” is for you. The call for papers explains more: GHI West, the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute, Washington DC, invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2nd Bucerius…

What We’re Reading This Week

MARTIN CREVIER Christopher Heaney, “As Peru Heads to the 2018 World Cup, Its Star Striker Has Three Inca Mummies to Thank,” The New Yorker. Monica Hesse, “The Secret History of America’s Ailing Presidents and the Doctors Who Covered Up For Them,” The Washington Post. Agnès de Féo, “Pourquoi on n’a aucun mal à dire coiffeuse beaucoup plus à…

Two PhD Fellowships in Global History (Freie Universität Berlin)

The Emmy Noether Research Group Reaching the People: Communication and Global Orders in the Twentieth Century invites applications for two fully-funded PhD positions. Successful candidates will be part of the Center for Global History at Freie Universität Berlin. The Emmy Noether Research Group Reaching the People seeks to investigate the role of mass communication in…

Conference: 1968—The Global and the Local (March 23-24, 2018, Georgetown University)

Georgetown University has announced an international conference on political and cultural activism in a global and local context on March 23-24, 2018. The announcement explains more: This two-day international conference to be held at Georgetown University in spring 2018 will use the fiftieth anniversary of “1968”–an international symbolic shorthand that signifies a broader moment of…

CFP: Global Labor Migration: Past and Present (20-22 June 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

For those interested in labor migration in a global context, this conference titled “Global Labor Migration: Past and Present” is for you. The call for papers explains more: Labor migration is a vast, global, and highly fluid phenomenon in the 21st century, capturing public attention and driving political controversy. There are more labor migrants working…

CFP: Global History Student Conference Istanbul (22-24 June 2018, Istanbul, Turkey)

For those undergraduate and graduate students interested in global history, here is a recent call for papers for you! The History Department of Istanbul Sehir University has announced a conference entitled “Global History Student Conference Istanbul” on 22-24 June, 2018. The call for papers explains more: The History Department of Istanbul Sehir University invites you…

What We’re Reading This Week

JOSHUA MILSTEIN Adam Tooze, ‘Notes on the Global Condition,’ Blog Adam Tooze. Mike Beggs, ‘The Keynesian Counterrevolution,’ Jacobin. Firat Haciahmetoglu, ‘The “World-Jewry” as a Misnomer for “the Globalists”: Heidegger and Anti-Semitism,’ The Philosophical Salon. Leon Aron, ‘Kingdom Come: Millenarianism’s Deadly Allure, from Lenin to ISIS,’ NYR Daily. JOSEPH SATISH Jabez T. Sutherland, ‘The New Nationalist…

CFP: Technological Innovation and the Spread of Globalization in the Cold War (Vienna, October 2018)

Last Monday, 5 February, marked a milestone in the history of the post-Cold War era: for the first time, the period during which the Berlin Wall has been down has now lasted longer than the period when it divided its namesake city – and, more symbolically, Germany, Europe, and the world. As the height of…