Tag: Conferences and CFPs

Call for Papers: “The Transformation of Global History, 1963-1975” (Princeton University, October 2015)

Here’s an intriguing call for papers for a conference on global history – on the history of the discipline rather than papers exhibiting global or transnational approaches per se – taking place at Princeton University this October 9-10, 2015. Historical scholarship underwent a transformative period between 1963 and 1975. From insightful thinkers as William McNeill, Fernand Braudel, Immanuel Wallerstein, Alfred Crosby, Sidney…

Call for Papers: “The Global Public: Its Power and Its Limits” (German Historical Institute, London)

Our friends at the German Historical Institute in London are organizing a conference this coming autumn that will surely interest followers of the Toynbee Prize Foundation. Entitled “The Global Public: Its Power and Its Limits,” the conference, taking place from October 22-24, 2015 and organized by Valeska Huber (GHI London) and Jürgen Osterhammel (Koblenz), will explore theories and…

Glenda Sluga (Sydney) To Give Masters Classes in Global History at UCLA in January 2015

An announcement over from our colleagues at the University of Sydney’s Laureate Research Program in International History: over the course of three sessions in January 2015, Professor Glenda Sluga will be giving a three-session workshop on International History and the History of the Human Rights, to be held at the University of California, Los Angeles.…

Call for Papers: “Trafficking, Smuggling, and Illicit Migration in Historical Perspective”

A group of scholars from the Birkbeck (University of London), Sydney, and Texas Tech have recently announced a conference on the history of trafficking, smuggling, and illicit migration to take place at Birkbeck from June 18-20, 2015 – a great chance for a field that necessarily invokes global themes to coalesce more and for scholars…

International Research Award in Global History 2015

Here’s an exciting opportunity for post-doctoral scholars of global history, advertised jointly by the Universities of Heidelberg, Sydney, and Basel. Scholars are invited to propose and organize a conference on global history, to be hosted by the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität in Heidelberg in December 2015. The three participating institutions will make available a purse of €10,000 to help…

CFP: The UN and the Post-War Global Order: Dumbarton Oaks in Perspective after 70 years, SOAS, 17-18 May

H-Net Discussion Networks – CFP: The UN and the Post-War Global Order: Dumbarton Oaks in Perspective after 70 years, SOAS, 17-18 May. Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS, University of London 17-18 May 2014 Two Day Colloquium: Keynote Presentation by Professor Tom Zeiler (University of Colorado) Author of “Unconditional Defeat – Japan, American and the End…

Workshop: Exploring Traditions: Sources for a Global History of Science, Cambridge, 30 November 2013

Exploring Traditions: Sources for a Global History of Science University of Cambridge 30 November 2013 http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/25203 CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT – SG1&2 This workshop is the second in a series that continues an important set of debates and reflexions on the interaction between histories of the sciences and models…

AHA Annual Meeting Affiliated Society Session, Toynbee Prize Foundation

The Intersections of Global and Diplomatic History Toynbee Prize Foundation Saturday, January 4, 2014: 11:30 AM-1:30 PM Calvert Room (Omni Shoreham) Chair: David Ekbladh, Tufts University Papers: Feminizing Diplomacy? Female Diplomats, the British Foreign Office, and Global Women’s Rights, 1930–80 Helen McCarthy, Queen Mary University of London Diplomacy in a Multilateralizing World: Changing Professional Norms and Practices in…

Announcing ‘The Great War and Global History’ conference, Oxford 9-10 January 2014

‘The Great War and Global History’ conference 9-10 January 2014 Maison Française, Oxford A two-day conference hosted by the Oxford Centre for Global History, Changing Character of War programme and Maison Française d’Oxford.  Convenors: Hew Strachan, James Belich, John Darwin  PLENARY SPEAKERS:  FINANCE Patrick O’Brien (LSE) ‘Warfare with Revolutionary and Napoleonic France and the Consolidation of…

CFP: 4th European Congress on World and Global History – Panel: Peripheral Port-Cities as Portals of Globalization

This panel on ‘Peripheral Port-Cities as Portals of Globalization’ is to take place at the 4th European Congress on World and Global History in Paris, 4-7 September 2014. The panel focuses on port-cities that once were relevant portals of globalization, but for one reason or another lost their appeal or saw their strategic centrality reduced…