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L’ordre biologique a fait de nous des corps sexués, mâles et femelles, suivant notre composition hormonale, et nous a programmés pour garantir la procréation de l’espèce à travers la sexualité.
Pourtant, depuis l’aube de l’humanité, les sociétés avaient commencé à fabriquer leurs normes sociales, culturelles et religieuses en donnant du sens aux différences biologiques et en bâtissant des rapports de pouvoir basés sur la domination du sexe masculin.
The research group “The Ottoman Europe: Methods and Perspectives of Early Modern Studies on Southeast Europe” (http://www.osmanisches-europa.de) is a Germany-based, open circle of scholars from different fields of historical research as East- and Southeast European history, Ottoman studies and philology of all relevant languages. Our common interest lies in multidisciplinary Early-Modern studies on Southeast Europe, roughly the zone of Ottoman dominance or influence.
CfP: Italy and the Post-Colonial World: Cooperation and Mobility between Decolonization and the Cold-War (1960-1989)
This past year has witnessed the resurgence of global protest, aimed at tackling both material and cultural traces of the colonial period. In particular, protestors highlighted the problematic and partially unacknowledged presence of those colonial legacies in Western societies. In Italy, these protests of 2020 coincided with some significant anniversaries.
XIX World Economic History Congress
25-29 July 2022, Paris, France
Call for papers for the session
New Approaches to the Global Mining History: the social effects of ore extraction
José Joaquín García Gómez (University of Almeria)
Gérard Chastagnaret (Université d´Aix-Marseille)
A second workshop on the Imperial Mode of Living will take place as a collaboration between SOC21 and the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stift
CfP: Language of the Revolution. The discourse of anti-communist insurgencies in Central and Eastern Europe
Intended as an interdisciplinary addition to the ‘Palgrave Studies in Languages at War’, the present volume aims at investigating the linguistic implications of the many shapes and forms that the 1989 anti-communist revolutions took, from the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9 to the bloody December revolution that brought about the end of Nicolae Ceaușescu’s dictatorial regime in Romania, as well as of their aftermath in the first years of transition
This seminar invites 250-350 word abstracts for papers that will be circulated in February 2022, prior to the 53rd Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) convention. The NeMLA convention will be held March 10-13, 2022 in Baltimore, MD, and abstracts will be accepted through September 30, 2021.
MSCA-IF Project 2019 – WeCanIt
Online Conference Call for Papers
(En)Gendering Maritime Labour and Business Histories
University of Ljubljana (virtual)
10-11 February 2022 (via Zoom)
CfP deadline: 30 September 2021
In recent years a small number of studies have sought to realign postcolonial studies with the material realities of disenfranchised, often illegalized modes of migration to the Global North. In his Postcolonial Asylum, David Farrier declared the figure of the asylum seeker a ‘scandal for postcolonial studies’ (1). A scandal first because asylum seekers expose a blindspot in the field, which has tended to understand mobility and displacement as empowering and has paid little heed to the material experience of migration for the politically, socially and economically dispossessed.
Protesters worldwide employ aesthetics, objects, and emotions to achieve their various ends. The aesthetic elements of protest movements are used to mobilize onlookers’ imaginations as a major force for re-envisioning the past and present. The cultures of protest are diverse and multi-layered. They arise from the interaction of underlying social, political, and cultural factors.
CfP: Transnational and Transatlantic Fascism in East Central and Southeastern Europe, 1918–2018: Creations, Agencies, and Afterlives of Hybrid Movements
Fascism first appeared in East Central and Southeastern Europe in the early 1920s. Organizations and individuals in this part of the continent were influenced by Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany but also developed their own indigenous forms of fascism in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. Due to the heterogenous nature of East Central Europe, fascism took various forms in the territories that prior to 1918 had belonged to the Habsburg, German, Russian and Ottoman Empires. As a result, East Central Europe became a mosaic of fascist parties, organizations, and movements.
Depuis janvier 2021, l’AFHMT répertorie sur son site internet des ressources audio (podcasts) et visuelles (documentaires, colloques et journées d’études filmés, etc…) portant sur diverses thématiques relatives à l’histoire du travail.
L'histoire du travail en vidéos : https://afhmt.hypotheses.org/3833
L'histoire du travail en podcasts : https://afhmt.hypotheses.org/3796