Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants for Transnational Study

Advanced PhD students working on transnational/transregional topics may be interested in applying for a Gerald D. Feldman travel grant. Areas for study include: China, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Poland, Russia, Senegal, Turkey, USA. The supporting institutions explain as follows: Once a year, supported by the Peters Beer Foundation, part … Continue reading Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants for Transnational Study

Chinese Jesus: Discussing German Missionaries’ Journey “From Christ to Confucius” with Albert Wu

Is Christianity in danger of disappearing? Since at least the middle of the twentieth century, Christianity in Europe has often been seen as in decline, with the most recent surveys indicating that scarcely more than half of EU citizens believe in any God at all. Many Christian communities in the Middle East, such as the … Continue reading Chinese Jesus: Discussing German Missionaries’ Journey “From Christ to Confucius” with Albert Wu

CFP: YEARBOOK OF TRANSNATIONAL HISTORY (SECOND VOLUME)

For readers interested in transnational history, the second volume of The Yearbook of Transnational History (YTH) is accepting articles for publication. The call for papers explains more: The Yearbook of Transnational History (YTH) is a newly established peer-reviewed annual journal published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press/Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. This annual is dedicated to … Continue reading CFP: YEARBOOK OF TRANSNATIONAL HISTORY (SECOND VOLUME)

CFP: On the Matter of Blackness in Europe: Transnational Perspectives (University of California, Santa Barbara 4-5 May 2017)

For scholars interested in the transnational history of blackness, see this call for papers for a conference at the University of California, Santa Barbara to be held from 4-5 May 2017: The presence of Black people in Europe dates back to the early medieval period. Since then, Black people in Europe have contributed significantly to … Continue reading CFP: On the Matter of Blackness in Europe: Transnational Perspectives (University of California, Santa Barbara 4-5 May 2017)

CFP: Transnational Leftism: The Comintern and the National, Colonial and Racial Questions (McMaster University, September 21-22, 2017)

The L.R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University has put out a call for their upcoming workshop on “Transnational Leftism: The Comintern and the National, Colonial and Racial Questions,” taking place on September 21-22, 2017:  But as transnational studies of the Comintern, racial equality and the national question have started to show, these … Continue reading CFP: Transnational Leftism: The Comintern and the National, Colonial and Racial Questions (McMaster University, September 21-22, 2017)

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Transnational Korean Studies, UC San Diego

For those readers of the Global History Blog looking for a post-doctoral fellowship, here’s the good opportunity on transnational Korean studies! University of California , San Diego has announced a postdoctoral/lecturer position in Transnational Korean Studies for the 2017-18 academic year. The call for applications explains more: The Institute of Arts & Humanities within the … Continue reading Postdoctoral Fellowship, Transnational Korean Studies, UC San Diego

Workshop: “Heritage Studies and Socialism: Transnational Perspectives on Heritage in Eastern and Central Europe” (Giessen, Germany, 23-25 November 2016)

For young researchers with an interest in transnational history, here is a recent call to attend the workshop from GCSC and Herder Institut titled “Heritage Studies and Socialism: Transnational Perspectives on Heritage in Eastern and Central Europe” -taking place in Giessen, Germany on 23-25 November 2016. The call explains: In the last decade, heritage studies have emerged … Continue reading Workshop: “Heritage Studies and Socialism: Transnational Perspectives on Heritage in Eastern and Central Europe” (Giessen, Germany, 23-25 November 2016)

Assistant Professor of History (Willamette University, Salem, Oregon)

For those hitting the job market this year with an eye on the Pacific Northwest, here’s a recent call for applications to a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, the state capitol and not far from the Cascade Mountains, the Oregon Coast, or Portland. The Department of History invites … Continue reading Assistant Professor of History (Willamette University, Salem, Oregon)

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

“Crossing Borders, Challenging Boundaries” (Conference, Central Michigan University, March 31-April 1, 2017)

For graduate students interested in transnational approaches and based in the Midwest, here is a recent call for papers for a graduate student conference at Central Michigan University. This is a great opportunity to present one’s work early on during graduate education. The International Graduate Historical Studies Conference will host “Crossing Borders, Challenging Boundaries, ” … Continue reading “Crossing Borders, Challenging Boundaries” (Conference, Central Michigan University, March 31-April 1, 2017)