CFP: Comparative Abolition in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans (Leeds, UK, September 22-23 2017)

On September 22-23 2017, the Leeds Baines Group for the Comparative Study of Unfree Labour and the Working Group on Comparative Slavery will host a research conference in Leeds, UK, comparing abolition in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions. Proposals are due July 15th. The organizers write: The newly formed Leeds Baines Group for the … Continue reading CFP: Comparative Abolition in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans (Leeds, UK, September 22-23 2017)

Call for Publication: “Africa and the World: The Continent in Global History”

Scholars who are working on the history of the African continent from a global history perspective may like to explore this opportunity to contribute to a new book project edited by Saheed Aderinto. You may see the call for submissions below: Contributors are invited for a new book project titled, “Africa and the World: The … Continue reading Call for Publication: “Africa and the World: The Continent in Global History”

CFP: 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War

Scholars working on the global history of the First World War may like to contribute to this collaborative effort for an online encyclopedia. The original call for papers is given below: 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War is an English-language online reference work on World War I dedicated to publishing high quality peer-reviewed … Continue reading CFP: 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War

CFP: Rethinking the World Order: International Law and International Relations at the End of the First World War (Oxford, 31 August – 1 September 2017)

For readers working at the intersection of international law and international relations, here’s a thought-provoking call for applications. The workshop is being convened by the European Studies Centre (ESC) at St Antony’s College, Oxford from 31 August to 1 September 2017: The horrors of the Great War and the desire for peace shaped scholarship in … Continue reading CFP: Rethinking the World Order: International Law and International Relations at the End of the First World War (Oxford, 31 August – 1 September 2017)

CFP: The 9/11 Legacy: “History is Not Was, History Is” (New York City, June 15-16, 2017)

For scholars of the US in the world,  here’s a call for papers on the legacies of 9/11 to be held on the former site of the World Trade Center itself: This conference to be held at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on the former World Trade Center site will explore the broader … Continue reading CFP: The 9/11 Legacy: “History is Not Was, History Is” (New York City, June 15-16, 2017)

Call for Papers: Bucerius Young Scholars Forum on “Histories of Migration: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives” (German Historical Institute West, UC Berkeley)

Young scholars working in the global history of migration will be excited to participate in a new annual program offered by GHI Washington and explore the history of migration from a supra-epochal, trans-regional and also interdisciplinary perspective. The 1st Bucerius Young Scholars Forum is scheduled to take place at the GHI’s upcoming branch office GHI … Continue reading Call for Papers: Bucerius Young Scholars Forum on “Histories of Migration: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives” (German Historical Institute West, UC Berkeley)

CFP: Fascism and the International: The Global Order Today and Tomorrow (Mexico City, June 18-20, 2017)

For readers interested in the international dimensions of fascism, here’s an exciting (and topical) call for applications for an interdisciplinary workshop  to be held at the Museo de Arte Moderno in Mexico City: Paper proposals for this workshop on the international dimensions of fascism are warmly invited from scholars, artists and activists working in and across … Continue reading CFP: Fascism and the International: The Global Order Today and Tomorrow (Mexico City, June 18-20, 2017)

CFP: ESSHC World History Network: Endings in World and Global History (April 4-7, 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK)

International lnstitute of Social History is pleased to announce The Twelfth European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC) titled “World History Network: Endings in World and Global History” to be held on April 4-7, 2018 at Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. The call for papers explains more: Most histories deal with phenomena that seem to be new … Continue reading CFP: ESSHC World History Network: Endings in World and Global History (April 4-7, 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK)

CFP: “When East meets West: The Second World War in Global Perspective” (King’s College London, June 22-23, 2017)

For readers of the Global History Blog here’s a recent call for paper titled “When East meets West: The Second World War in Global Perspective” by King’s College London on June 22-23, 2017. The call for paper explains more: The Second World War was the largest conflict the world has ever experienced. The war drew in combatants from … Continue reading CFP: “When East meets West: The Second World War in Global Perspective” (King’s College London, June 22-23, 2017)

Conference CFP: “Trespassing the Border: Redefining Postcolonialism from Peripheral Experiences” (University of Warwick, March 11, 2017)

For the readers of the Global History Blog, here is a recent call for papers for a conference titled “Trespassing the Border: Redefining Postcolonialism from Peripheral Experiences” taking place at University of Warwick, on March 11, 2017. The keynote speakers of the conference are Professor Gurminder Bhambra (Warwick/Linnaeus) and Professor Lucy Riall (EUI/Birkbeck College). The call … Continue reading Conference CFP: “Trespassing the Border: Redefining Postcolonialism from Peripheral Experiences” (University of Warwick, March 11, 2017)