CFP: International Workshop on Changes and Continuities: Global History, Visual Culture and Itinerancies (Lisbon, Sept 14-16, 2017)

Readers working at the interface of cultural studies and global history will be excited to participate in this upcoming event  in Lisbon (Portugal) in September 2017. This event follows the success of two previous workshops in 2014 and 2015, and focuses on the interconnections between global history and visual culture. The workshop is organized by the Institute … Continue reading CFP: International Workshop on Changes and Continuities: Global History, Visual Culture and Itinerancies (Lisbon, Sept 14-16, 2017)

CFP: BGEAH 2017: “Land and Water: Port Towns, Maritime Connections, and Oceanic Spaces of the Early Modern Atlantic World.” (Aug 29-Sep 3, 2017)

The British Group of Early American Historians has chosen the theme of “Port Towns, Maritime Connections, and Oceanic Spaces” for their 2017 conference to take place from August 29 to September 3, in Portsmouth, UK. While this conference will be of special interest to those studying the Atlantic World, the consideration of intercultural exchange, movement … Continue reading CFP: BGEAH 2017: “Land and Water: Port Towns, Maritime Connections, and Oceanic Spaces of the Early Modern Atlantic World.” (Aug 29-Sep 3, 2017)

CFP: Settlement and Unsettlement: The Ends of World War I and their Legacies (German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C., March 22-24, 2018

Here’s a call for papers on the postwar (un)settlements of World War I, appropriately timed to commemorate the centenary of the 1918 armistice: The armistice of November 11, 1918, is widely commemorated as the end of World War I, but that event was only part of a protracted process with far-reaching consequences. A series of … Continue reading CFP: Settlement and Unsettlement: The Ends of World War I and their Legacies (German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C., March 22-24, 2018

CFP: “In Global Transit: Jewish Migrants from Hitler’s Europe in Asia, Africa, and Beyond”

Readers of the blog interested in the global history of migration and immigration may like to participate in a conference exploring new perspectives on Jewish flight and exile from Nazi Europe. The event is organized by the German Historical Institutes London and Washington DC together with the newly established Branch Offices of the Max Weber Foundation in Delhi, … Continue reading CFP: “In Global Transit: Jewish Migrants from Hitler’s Europe in Asia, Africa, and Beyond”

CFP: Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe (Leipzig, September 28-29, 2017)

For readers interested in the history of international law and international institutions, here’s a call for papers with a particular focus on Eastern Europe: International law is enjoying increasing popularity among historians of global and international affairs, due to a re-reading of legal norms and rules that questions a state-centered approach. Instead of seeing law as … Continue reading CFP: Institutions and International Law in Eastern Europe (Leipzig, September 28-29, 2017)

CFP: International Postgraduate Port and Maritime History Conference

From Cape Town as the “Tavern of the Seas” to Liverpool as the “World in One City”, ports pose some unique questions–and opportunities–for global historians. The Centre for Port and Maritime History has organized a two-day international conference in late April for graduate students and early career researchers who work on shores, coasts, and other … Continue reading CFP: International Postgraduate Port and Maritime History Conference

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: Britain and the World Conference (April 2017)

The British Scholar Society is accepting paper proposals for its 2017 conference (to be held from April 6-8, 2017), which will take place in Austin, Texas: As ever, the conference is concerned with interactions within the ‘British world’ from the beginning of the seventeenth century to the present and will highlight the importance of transnational … Continue reading CFP: Britain and the World Conference (April 2017)

CFP: Indigenous Exploration Panel at the Society for the History of Discoveries Meeting

A panel will be held during the Annual Meeting of the Society for the History of Discoveries, held in Milwaukee on September 22-23, 2017, on Indigenous Discovery and Exploration History. The aim of the panel is to highlight processes or acts of exploration and discovery – or travel more broadly – by non-European actors: This … Continue reading CFP: Indigenous Exploration Panel at the Society for the History of Discoveries Meeting

CFP: ‘Oceans and Shores: Heritage, People and Environment’ III CHAM International Conference (Lisbon, 12-15 July 2017)

Scholars across multiple disciplines–international relations, archaeology, visual arts, music, and geography, to name a few–are invited to Lisbon this July to discuss the shared cultural heritage of oceans. Panels address such diverse themes as maritime Asia, anti-colonial resistance, oceans in antiquity and in the Middle Ages, and climate change policy. The call for papers and … Continue reading CFP: ‘Oceans and Shores: Heritage, People and Environment’ III CHAM International Conference (Lisbon, 12-15 July 2017)