CFP: Fighters in a Foreign Conflict, 1848-1999 (Paris, June 2018)

With increasing attention being paid to the role of foreign volunteer fighters in recent armed conflicts around the world – whether fighting alongside Kurdish peshmerga or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, Ukrainian forces in the Donbass, or the Taliban and Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan – the Center for History at Sciences Po proposes to … Continue reading CFP: Fighters in a Foreign Conflict, 1848-1999 (Paris, June 2018)

Senior Appointments in International, Diplomatic, and Military History (Yale University)

For more senior readers of the Global History Blog, here’s a recent call for applications for senior-level positions (full professor or advanced associate professor) at Yale University, long a stronghold for international history through institutions like International Security Studies (several of our interviewees for the Global History Forum have been affiliated with ISS, from Jeremy Friedman to … Continue reading Senior Appointments in International, Diplomatic, and Military History (Yale University)

Advanced Associate Professor / Full Professor, Military History, University of Texas-Austin

While not a topic we’ve featured enough here at the Toynbee Prize Foundation, military history is alive and well and a necessary part of the conversation on global history. Luckily for its practitioners, too, there’s a recent call for applications for a great job at the University of Texas-Austin, whose Department of History is in the process … Continue reading Advanced Associate Professor / Full Professor, Military History, University of Texas-Austin

“Empires after the First World War” (Conference, University of Trento, May 19-20, 2016)

For those TPF readers in the vicinity of northern Italy, here’s a reminder that the University of Trento will host the conference “Empires after the First World War – Ideas of Empire, Identity and Citizenship” from May 19-20 (i.e. Thursday and Friday of this week). Organized by Gustavo Corni, Massimo Campanini, Paolo Carta, Sara Lorenzini, Marco Pertile, … Continue reading “Empires after the First World War” (Conference, University of Trento, May 19-20, 2016)