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16-17 november, Dijon, France
University of Burgundy
Coordination committee: Jean-Baptiste Fressoz (CNRS-EHESS), François Jarrige (University of Burgundy-IUF) and Anna Safronova (University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne).
CfP: Decolonial Methods, Peripheral selves: The Figure of the Migrant between South(east) European and Global South Entanglements
10-11 July 2020
Venue: JUSTUS LIEBIG UNIVERSITY GIESSEN
Supported by: Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Arbeitsgruppe Europe’s East, Research Network in Queer Studies, Decolonial Feminisms and Cultural Transformation (QDFCT) and ‘Dialoguing Between the Posts’ international research network
CfP: Redes transnacionales e intercambios culturales e intelectuales en torno a la Revolución cubana (1959-1971)
La Revolución cubana se conformó, desde sus inicios, como un fenómeno de resonancias internacionales. Intelectuales de todo el mundo interpretaron y se interesaron por un proceso original dentro de las lógicas geopolíticas de la Guerra Fría. Desde 1959, intelectuales europeos, africanos, asiáticos y americanos viajaron a Cuba, establecieron conexiones con sus pares de la isla, participaron en los debates culturales y políticos del momento y cooperaron en la configuración de una comunidad a escala transnacional.
This two-day conference aims to create a framework for a broader understanding of the ways in which Spanish and non-Spanish musicians (including composers, performers, conductors, musicologists, critics, and others) relate to this key historical and ideological conflict of the 20th century. These relationships are not limited to the wartime period but also include the subsequent decades, in which a large number of musicians from Spain and abroad reflected on the confrontation and its consequences in their work.
8 – 10 October 2020 Humboldt University, Berlin
Support scientifique de l’Association Camerounaise d’Histoire Economique et Sociale (ACAHES), la Revue Camerounaise d’Histoire Economique et Sociale (RECAHES) lance à l’intention des chercheurs spécialisés ou intéressés, un appel à contribution en vue de son premier numéro à paraître au premier semestre 2020.
La RECAHES poursuit les principaux objectifs suivants :
Cette Journée d'Etudes portera sur les liens entre violence et politique dans l'Amérique Latine contemporaine (XX-XXIème). Nous nous proposons d'examiner le phénomène de la violence comme élément structurant du politique dans le sous-continent, qu'il s'agisse d'une violence d'"en haut" (contrôle, répression exercés par l'Etat), d'"en bas", sous une forme extrême ou diffuse. Nous nous interrogerons sur les modalités de manifestation et d'expression de la violence, ainsi que sur les buts qu'elle peut servir.
Four years after the foundation of NETCOR at NOVA FCSH, in Lisbon, and after several interdisciplinary meetings and congresses held in recent years in several participating research centres that were the founders of this Network, in Europe and Brazil, the II NETCOR Congress is announced.
Each summer the Marxist Literary Group membership meets for its annual Institute for Culture and Society. Over several days members convene to present papers, hold reading groups, and conduct business. Everyone from tenured faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars participate in all activities. There are no concurrent sessions, which allows for conversations to develop over the course of the institute.
Travail et travailleur·se·s au Maghreb (XIXe-XXIe s.)
20 octobre 2020
Organisation : Annick Lacroix (IDHES, Paris Nanterre), Antonin Plarier (IREMAM, Aix-Marseille Université)
CfP: Towards Reflexivity in Migration Studies. Knowledge Production in Times of Contested Politics and Post-Colonial Dynamics
ESA’s Research Network 35 “Sociology of Migration” will hold its next midterm conference at the Technical University Berlin, 10-11 September 2020. Mirroring recent trends and debates in the field of migration studies, the conference will focus on the topic of reflexivity in migration research.
The conference is organized in close cooperation with the newly founded IMISCOE Standing Committee on “Reflexive Migration Research” as well as with local organizers from TU Berlin, Cottbus University and the University of Neuchâtel.
In current research about migration, there is a growing interest in the ways in which knowledge shapes migration and the experiences and apparatuses connected to it. Researchers, thus, draw attention to the categories, technologies, and data that inform border and migration policies (and vice versa). They point to the ways in which different mobilities come to be categorized, ordered and made legible to the state. They explore how the production of mobile subjects such as “the expat” or “the illegal migrant” is interconnected with specific imaginations of nations, societies or empires.
It is a pleasure to contact you in order to invite you to a new activity. Through a second call for papers, we have the opportunity to send a proposal for a panel at the XIX World Economic History Congress, to be held at Paris on July 25-30, 2021 (http://www.wehc2021.org/en/accepted-sessions-first-call/).Tags: ELHN
Marx Memorial Library Flood Appeal
- £37,500 raised, £12,500 to go! Can you help?
On 24 September 2019 the Marx Memorial Library suffered a devastating flood. Problems with our flat roof and drainage system meant water gushed through our storerooms. Thanks to a collective effort – MML staff, volunteers, trustees, the fire brigade and Islington Heritage – we avoided major damage to our collections.
However, this event has given impetus to an urgent programme of works to
CfP: Nationalization of GCC Labor Markets: The Changing Role of Higher Education in the Era of the 4th Industrial Revolution
Gulf Research Centre Cambridge: Workshop 7 GRM 2020
Nationalization of GCC Labor Markets: The Changing Role of Higher Education in the Era of the 4th Industrial Revolution
Deadline: February 15, 2020
Commodities of Empire International Workshop, Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, 17-18 September 2020
National Civil War Centre, Newark-on-Trent and
National Justice Museum, Nottingham
Thursday 25th June and Friday 26th June 2020
Call for contributions
SHCG would like to receive proposals of activities, round table discussions, presentations, and workshops on the theme of challenging social history in museums and how to navigate, curate and interpret difficulties in social history collections.
29 October – 31 October 2020, Prague
The Left in South Asia now has over one hundred years of experience. Freedom fighters crossed imperial borders to combine Marxism with other revolutionary ideologies with their own traditions of struggle, forming cells, groups and parties to combat empire. Memories of these anti-imperialist struggles continue to inspire today.