CFP: Journal of Working-Class Studies Special Issue, June 2017: Popular Revolt and the Global Working Class

For scholars of labor history in a global context, see this timely call for papers for a special issue of the Journal of Working-Class Studies: Epitomised by Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, and Australia’s hard line on asylum seekers, we are living in a time of global revolt against establishment systems of governance. Working-class, poor, … Continue reading CFP: Journal of Working-Class Studies Special Issue, June 2017: Popular Revolt and the Global Working Class

GLOBAL/UNIVERSAL HISTORY: A WARNING

From our friends over at the blog of the Journal of the History of Ideas comes Disha Karnad Jani’s reply to TPF Trustee Jeremy Adelman’s essay. Jani writes: In reading this version of global history through Buck-Morss’s Hegel, Haiti and Universal History, I have tried to suggest that we make ourselves unhelpfully vulnerable as historians when … Continue reading GLOBAL/UNIVERSAL HISTORY: A WARNING

TPF Trustee Jeremy Adelman on the Future of Global History

In an article published today in Aeon magazine, TPF trustee Jeremy Adelman asks the question “What is Global History Now?” Reflecting on the future of global history, he wonders: What is to become of this approach to the past, one that a short time ago promised to re-image a vintage discipline? What would global narratives look … Continue reading TPF Trustee Jeremy Adelman on the Future of Global History

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: 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)

Lecturer in Global and Imperial History, University of Exeter

For those on the job market this year, here is an attractive position at the University of Exeter, via their Imperial & Global Forum. The University is seeking a Lecturer in Global and Imperial History. As the call for applications notes: The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with … Continue reading Lecturer in Global and Imperial History, University of Exeter

CFP: Grappling with the Global: The Challenge of Boundaries in History and Sociology (July 13-15, 2017, Germany)

For readers of the Global History Blog here’s a recent call for paper titled “Grappling with the Global: The Challenge of Boundaries in History and Sociology. 9th Annual Seminar of the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS)” by Bielefeld University on July 13-15, 2017. The call for paper explains more: Over the past … Continue reading CFP: Grappling with the Global: The Challenge of Boundaries in History and Sociology (July 13-15, 2017, Germany)

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)

Associate Professor or Professor, University of Oxford, England

For readers of the Global History Blog, we continue to announce new job opportunities on global history! The University of Oxford has announced a job position for permanent an Associate Professor (or Professor) in Modern Global and Imperial History. The call explains more: We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor (or Professor) in Modern … Continue reading Associate Professor or Professor, University of Oxford, England

Summer School: “The Indian Ocean World and Eurasian Connections” (Halle, Germany, July 24-29, 2017)

It’s time to begin planning your summer program and conference travels, if you are interested in global history! The Center for Interdisciplinary Area Studies (ZIRS) at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, and the Center for Global Asia at New York University Shanghai, China, collaboratively organize a summer school which will take place in Halle -titled … Continue reading Summer School: “The Indian Ocean World and Eurasian Connections” (Halle, Germany, July 24-29, 2017)