Workshop Announcement: Global Archivalities

May 7, 2013, 9-11 AM (PDT) Convenor: Randolph Head (UC-Riverside) Co-convenors: Arndt Brendecke (Munich), Hilde de Weerdt (London-King’s College) Attendance: In-person in Riverside, CA, or via Adobe Connect (globally) To participate: contact the convenor Archives play a fundamental role in historical research, yet archivality as a human cultural product subject to enormous variation – across … Continue reading Workshop Announcement: Global Archivalities

Call for abstract submissions: Italy, Persia, and Early Modern Globalism

Please consider submitting an abstract for this session at the annual meeting of the College Art Association in Chicago in February 2014. Chicago, CAA Annual Conference, February 12 – 15, 2014 ITALY, PERSIA, AND EARLY MODERN GLOBALISM Cristelle Baskins, Tufts University, and Pamela Jones, UMass Boston Email: cristelle.baskins@tufts.edu or pamela.jones@umb.edu In late antiquity the eastern … Continue reading Call for abstract submissions: Italy, Persia, and Early Modern Globalism

World History Center, University of Pittsburgh Doctoral Workshop in World History

World History Center, University of Pittsburgh Doctoral Workshop in World History, June 3 -15, 2013 The World History Center at the University of Pittsburgh is happy to announce its third two-week summer doctoral workshop on World History. The workshop addresses the construction of dissertation projects and teaching curriculum in world history. The program is based on … Continue reading World History Center, University of Pittsburgh Doctoral Workshop in World History

Oxford Centre for Global History: Global Knowledge Workshop

The University of Oxford’s Transnational and Global History group is pleased to announce a one-day interdisciplinary workshop on ‘Global Knowledge’, to be held at Ertegun House, Oxford on 10 May 2013,with a keynote address by Professor Sir Christopher Bayly. It is being planned in collaboration with the Oxford Centre for Global History’s ‘Empires of Knowledge’ workshop on 9 May 2013. This workshop seeks … Continue reading Oxford Centre for Global History: Global Knowledge Workshop

2013 MAMEIS Annual Conference "Frontiers and Peripheries in the Islamic World"

The Midwest Association for Middle East and Islamic Studies (MAMEIS), in conjunction with the Department of History at Indiana State University, is pleased to announce the date for the 2013 MAMEIS Annual Conference, which is to be held Saturday April 6, 2013 in Terre Haute, Ind.  The conference will highlight outstanding current research by Middle East … Continue reading 2013 MAMEIS Annual Conference "Frontiers and Peripheries in the Islamic World"

Call for Papers- Parliaments and the Colonial / Imperial Experience

International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions 64th Annual Conference – Ireland Call for Papers – Parliaments and the Colonial / Imperial Experience in Ireland and the Wider World Dates: 4 – 7 September 2013 Location: Dublin City Centre, with a day-trip to Belfast. Conference theme: Parliaments and the colonial / imperial … Continue reading Call for Papers- Parliaments and the Colonial / Imperial Experience

"Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the 21st Century" Conference

From May 21 to 22 of 2009 there will be a conference hosted at the British Academy entitled “Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the 21st Century.” The conference will feature a great lineup of thinkers. According to the conference description: “Debates over ‘globalization’ and paradigms such as the ‘great divergence’ stimulated historians … Continue reading "Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the 21st Century" Conference