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Conference Report: Global History Student Conference (Istanbul Sehir University, June 22-24, 2018)
Conference Reports | July 26, 2018

Conference Report: Global History Student Conference (Istanbul Sehir University, June 22-24, 2018)

Academic trends can encourage collaboration among scholars from different parts of the world. A good example of this was the student conference on global history held in Istanbul last month, attended by students from 21 different universities. The fact the conference took place in Istanbul seemed particularly appropriate in the context of global history. Indeed, the city of Istanbul has long been a multicultural, multiethnic and multireligious place, especially during the long periods when it was the capital of empires. The conference was organized by undergraduate students from Istanbul Sehir University on behalf of the History Department.

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Conference Report: Russia's Global Legal Trajectories: International Law in Eurasia's Past and Present (University College London, 16-17 February 2018).
Conference Reports | June 6, 2018

Conference Report: Russia's Global Legal Trajectories: International Law in Eurasia's Past and Present (University College London, 16-17 February 2018).

On the 16th and 17th of February 2018, the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) at University College London (UCL) hosted an international workshop on "Russia's Global Legal Trajectories: International Law in Eurasia's Past and Present". Organized by Dr. Philippa Hetherington (UCL) with the generous support of the British Academy for Arts and Sciences and Pushkin House, the workshop was dedicated to the history of legal issues in Russia from the Russian Empire, Soviet Union and Russian Federation. The workshop lasted for two days and consisted of 6 panels and a total of 14 speakers. It united historians with legal scholars, which provided a rich basis for discussions of issues of legality at various points in Russian history.

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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | May 26, 2018

What We're Reading This Week

LOTTE HOUWINK TEN CATE … Sarah Jaffe, "The Factory in the Family," The Nation. Peter Slezkine, "What Happened to the 'Free World'," The New Republic. Sarah Stoller, "Forging a Politics of Care," History Workshop. ADEN KNAAP … Karuna Mantena, "Getting the NIEO Right," Law and Political Economy Blog.
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CFP: Colonial Cities in Global Perspective (Saint-Louis, Senegal, December 10-12, 2018)
The Blog | May 22, 2018

CFP: Colonial Cities in Global Perspective (Saint-Louis, Senegal, December 10-12, 2018)

The Global History Network, the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, the Foundation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris, and the Institute of Advanced Study in Saint-Louis, seek papers for a conference on  Colonial Cities in Global Perspective , to be held in Saint-Louis, Senegal…
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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | May 6, 2018

What We're Reading This Week

CAROLINE KAHLENBERG … Ann Snitow, 'Talking Back to the Patriarchy,' Dissent. Alan Taylor, '100 Years Ago: France in the Final Year of World War I,' The Atlantic. Peter Hessler, 'Cairo: A Type of Love Story,' The New Yorker. Sophie Pinkham, 'No Direction Home,' The New Republic.
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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | April 26, 2018

What We're Reading This Week

JAMES PARKER … Joanna Kakissis, "An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago," NPR. Rohan Deb Roy, "Decolonise Science - Time to End Another Imperial Era," The Conversation. Colin Grant, "Britain's Debt to the Windrush Generation," The New York Review of Books.
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CFP: "Memory and Religion: Central and Eastern Europe in a Global Perspective" (16-18 October, 2018)
The Blog | April 6, 2018

CFP: "Memory and Religion: Central and Eastern Europe in a Global Perspective" (16-18 October, 2018)

For those interested in secularism and relationships between religious systems, here's an interesting call for you! European Network Remembrance and Solidarity (ENRS) has announced a conference titled "Memory and Religion: Central and Eastern Europe in a Global Perspective." The call explains more:
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