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)

CFP: European Architectural History Network (Tallinn, Estonia, June 2018)

Researchers working at the intersections of global history and architectural history may like to participate in the fifth European Architectural History Network International Meeting to be held in Tallinn, Estonia during June 2018 by the European Architectural History Network. Please find the detailed call for session and paper proposals for the various sessions below: Abstracts are invited for … Continue reading CFP: European Architectural History Network (Tallinn, Estonia, June 2018)

CFP: Revising the Geography of Modern World Histories (University of York, 9-10 February 2018)

Readers of the Global History blog may consider participating in ” a forum to discuss the challenges and possibilities of writing multi-sited modern histories that encompass fully situated lives and local contexts”. Please find below the call for proposals from the organizers of Revising the Geography of Modern World Histories to be held in York, UK, from 9 to 10 … Continue reading CFP: Revising the Geography of Modern World Histories (University of York, 9-10 February 2018)

CFP: “Words that Kill,” American University of Paris Conference (Paris, 28-30 May 2018)

For scholars working on violence (both symbolic and material), see this call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference organized by The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention at the American University of Paris: There is a continuum linking symbolic violence (in images, signs, stories) and physical violence. Social … Continue reading CFP: “Words that Kill,” American University of Paris Conference (Paris, 28-30 May 2018)

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

CFP: Transnational Leftism: The Comintern and the National, Colonial and Racial Questions (McMaster University, September 21-22, 2017)

The L.R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University has put out a call for their upcoming workshop on “Transnational Leftism: The Comintern and the National, Colonial and Racial Questions,” taking place on September 21-22, 2017:  But as transnational studies of the Comintern, racial equality and the national question have started to show, these … Continue reading CFP: Transnational Leftism: The Comintern and the National, Colonial and Racial Questions (McMaster University, September 21-22, 2017)

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

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

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

CFP: Heritage Across Borders: Association of Critical Heritage Studies 4th Biennial Conference (Hangzhou, China, September 1-6 2018)

For readers interested in frontiers and borders, with a particular focus on heritage studies, here’s a call for papers for the 2018 Association of Critical Heritage Studies conference to be held in Hangzhou, China: The global rise of heritage studies and the heritage industry in recent decades has been a story of crossing frontiers and … Continue reading CFP: Heritage Across Borders: Association of Critical Heritage Studies 4th Biennial Conference (Hangzhou, China, September 1-6 2018)