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Perspectives transaméricaines (2020-2021)

Mon, 2020-04-27 10:06

Le séminaire « Perspectives transaméricaines » se propose de confronter les visions de chercheurs travaillant sur les différents territoires et aires culturelles des Amériques et de la Caraïbe. À chaque séance, deux brèves interventions sur un même thème et sur différentes régions du continent seront reprises par un discutant, qui s’attache à favoriser une réflexion transaméricaine puis anime le débat. L’interdisciplinarité est favorisée dans ce séminaire largement ouvert.


CfP: “Land to the Tiller?” Hopes and Ruins of Agrarian Reform in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

Mon, 2020-04-20 09:16
Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (Berlin)Organizers: Katrin Bromber and Katharina Lange, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient12.11.2020 - 13.11.2020 

This conference revisits practices and models of agrarian reform and revolution that have been promoted across the Middle East, Africa and Asia in the 20th and 21st centuries.

CfP: Special Issue of the South African Historical Journal: Anti-Fascism in Southern Africa 1919–2019

Mon, 2020-04-20 09:12

Historians have tended, until recently, to treat both inter-war Fascism and Anti-Fascism as almost exclusively European (and to a lesser extent as providing minor themes in the history of the USA, Canada and Australasia). But over the last decade there has been a strong development of studies approaching Fascism as a global phenomenon, (especially in regard to Latin American and South Asia), and of studies of transnational Anti-Fascist campaigns. Current scholarship has also seriously challenged the idea that ‘Anti-Fascism’ was simply a manipulative Stalinist slogan.

CfP: The South Atlantic route and the business of the maritime transport of migrants (1870-1960)

Mon, 2020-04-20 09:07

The objective is to propose a special issue to the Journal of Transatlantic Studies, by contributing for the understanding of the business of emigrant maritime transport from the Belle Epoque until the end of the 1960s. The editors of the special issue (Yvette Santos and Paulo César Gonçalves) accept proposals focused on the study of the migration industry linked to the maritime transportation of emigrants from Europe to the South Atlantic countries.


CfP: Villes et culture dans les Amériques

Mon, 2020-04-20 09:03

IdeAs. Idées d’Amériques ( est la revue électronique en libre accès de l’Institut des Amériques. Suivant une approche pluridisciplinaire en sciences humaines et sociales, la revue se consacre à l'étude du continent américain dans sa totalité, et ouvre chaque année deux numéros thématiques publiant des articles comparatistes et transnationaux (en français, anglais, espagnol ou portugais).

CfA: Los sistemas políticos latinoamericanos y caribeños ante la nueva ola de movilizaciones y protestas sociales

Mon, 2020-04-20 08:57

El año 2019 mostró de forma relativamente inesperada un resurgimiento de manifestaciones masivas en América Latina y el Caribe que comenzaron enfrentando decisiones de los gobiernos y luego se mantuvieron en las calles sosteniendo conflictos de gran intensidad e incierto desenlace.

Postponement of seminar AFHMT-SISLAV

Mon, 2020-04-20 08:43

[Original post about this seminar:]


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CfP: From Cooperativism to Commoning. Historical and Contemporary Forms of the Institutions of the Common

Mon, 2020-04-20 08:31

International Conference
University of Warsaw
19—20 November 2020

Cooperation – Economically Organized Democracy

CfA: Director of the Research Department - European Trade Union Institute

Mon, 2020-04-20 08:24

The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) is a non-for-profit organisation ( located in Brussels.

CfP: Digital work: more autonomy or a new subjugation of work?

Tue, 2020-04-14 10:10

The last two decades have seen profound transformations of work, both in the process of work organisation and in the functioning of the labour market. Among these, the most recent and fastest is the computerisation of work, in particular the digitisation of work. A new frontier has thus opened up in the field of work and, at the same time, in the exploitation and precarisation of work, which the current health and social-economic crisis is widening out of all proportion.

CfP: Writing the History of Political Graffiti. Graphic rebellion and the appropriation of public space (19th – 21st century)

Tue, 2020-04-14 09:42

[French version here:]


“We erase them (it’s not easy), we arrest graffiti artists and put them in prison, we ban the sale of markers or spray cans – nothing will do, they make their own and start again every night.”1

Archivo Histórico de Revistas Argentinas

Tue, 2020-04-14 09:27

El Archivo Histórico de Revistas Argentinas (AhiRa) agrupa a docentes e investigadores de distintas disciplinas —letras, historia, ciencias de la comunicación—, interesados en el estudio de la prensa, las revistas culturales y las publicaciones periódicas en diálogo con los debates estéticos, políticos e ideológicos de la historia cultural argentina.

CfP: 6th Doctoral Workshop: Cooperation, Exchange and Solidarity in Europe 1945-1990

Tue, 2020-04-14 08:47

Although in special circumstances due to the pandemic, even this year we are trying to organise the Doctoral Workshop. We hope the conditions will be safe and favourable, and that we will be able to gather as usually, in Pula at the end of summer. All possible changes in schedule will be announced on time. We defined this year's theme in September last year, but right now, unfortunately, it is becoming more current.

CfP: Internationalism in the (long) Twentieth Century - Extended deadline

Tue, 2020-04-14 08:41

The international history of the twentieth century was long viewed primarily through the lens of nation-states, their foreign policies, and international institutions. In recent years, however, this focus has shifted. Exciting new scholarship now moves beyond the ‘national’, centering for instance on internationalisms in world socialist theory and practice or anti-colonial internationalisms of the Bandung era.

CfP: Socialist media culture from sociological perspective

Tue, 2020-04-14 08:40

We hereby invite all interested colleagues to submit research papers, review articles, discussion papers, and thematic essays for the thematic issue of the journal Facta Universitatis: Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology and History, Vol. 19, No 2, 2020.

This Call for Papers is aimed at bringing together a selected number of scholars and associates from the academic community who wish to participate in the project titled “SOCIALIST MEDIA CULTURE FROM SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE”.

CfP: Perestroika and the “Wild” 1990s: State, Society, and the Individual in Eastern Europe, 1985–2000

Tue, 2020-04-14 08:36
Workshop at the German Historical Institute in Moscow, 3-4 September 2020, supported by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Russia and the German Historical Institute in Moscow Conveners: Kirsten Bönker (Göttingen/Bielefeld), Alexey Tikhomirov (Bielefeld)

Perestroika and the associated policy of glasnost’ set in motion some of the most significant political reforms of the twentieth century, reforms that ushered in an era of profound historical change.

CfP: Global Travel, Exploration, and Comparative Study of Empire (Special Issue of Journal of World History)

Tue, 2020-04-14 08:33

We are pleased to invite manuscripts for an upcoming special issue of the Journal of World History. The theme of the issue will be “Global Travel, Exploration, and Comparative Study of Empire.”

CfP: Mundos del trabajo y relaciones de género. Descentrada. Revista interdisciplinaria de feminismos y género

Mon, 2020-04-06 10:00

Se encuentra abierta la convocatoria para contribuciones al Dossier interdisciplinario titulado “Mundos del trabajo y relaciones de género” que será publicado en el primer semestre de 2021 en Descentrada.

Postponement of the 23rd International Congress of Historical Sciences (Poznan)

Mon, 2020-04-06 09:58

In the face of the pandemic spread of Covid-19, after evaluating all the sanitary, organizational and economic implications, as well as the forecasts on the progress of the disease, the ICHS Board together with the Organizing Committee in Poznan came to the belief that it is not reasonable to hold the Congress on the scheduled date. Consequently, we announce the postponement of the Congress to 22-28 August 2021.
We sincerely regret any inconvenience and hope to meet with all of you in Poznan next year.