CFP: ‘Whither the Global Village: Is Globalisation in Retreat?’ (Kashmir, India, October 13-14, 2017)

Scholars of diplomacy and international relations, political science, and the social sciences more generally should check out this timely call for papers for a conference on the state of globalisation today: The end of the Cold War unleashed an unprecedented wave of globalisation which looked set to reshape the world into a single, interconnected socio-political-economic … Continue reading CFP: ‘Whither the Global Village: Is Globalisation in Retreat?’ (Kashmir, India, October 13-14, 2017)

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)

Senior Research Fellow, Mobility and Globalization (University of Western Sydney)

Here is an exciting job opportunity for a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Western Sydney: The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) at  the  University of Western Sydney (UWS) is a leading research institute investigating transformations in culture and society in the context of contemporary global change. It champions inter-disciplinary, engaged and collaborative research in the … Continue reading Senior Research Fellow, Mobility and Globalization (University of Western Sydney)

Gregory Jones-Katz on Lynn Hunt, “Writing History in the Global Era”

Over at the blog for the Society for U.S. Intellectual History (S-USIH), Gregory Jones-Katz, a PhD Candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, chimes in with a helpful review of Lynn Hunt’s recent book Writing History in the Global Era. In the review – the first of two parts – Jones-Katz registers Hunt’s skepticism towards the spread … Continue reading Gregory Jones-Katz on Lynn Hunt, “Writing History in the Global Era”