29-01-2020 CFA: Marie Sklodowska Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA-IF) – Meet-Up

LARCA-UMR8225, the research lab in literature, history, and arts in the English-speaking world, at Université de Paris is happy to invite post-doctoral to experienced researchers to apply for a two-day training program in Paris (June 25-26, 2020) to prepare for a Marie Sklodowska Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA-IF) with members of the hosting labs. Please circulate the call for the MSCA meet-up 2020. Leggi tutto “29-01-2020 CFA: Marie Sklodowska Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA-IF) – Meet-Up”

01/04/2020 – CFP: AHAA Biennial Symposium 2020

The Association of Historians of American Art Sixth Biennial Symposium
October 8-10, 2020
Washington, DC

The Sixth Biennial Symposium of the Association of Historians of American Art (AHAA) will be held on October 8-10, 2020, in Washington, DC, jointly hosted by the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the University of Maryland at College Park. Join us in celebrating 40 years of AHAA and 50 years of the SAAM Fellowship Program!  Leggi tutto “01/04/2020 – CFP: AHAA Biennial Symposium 2020”

15/01/2020 – Call for Co-Editor

About the Role

Atlantic Studies: Global Currents is a multi-disciplinary quarterly that publishes cutting edge research in literature, history, and cultural studies with widespread global readership. The journal examines the Atlantic as a conceptual, historical, and cultural space. It explores transnational, transhistorical, and transdisciplinary intersections, but also addresses global flows and perspectives beyond the Atlantic as a closed or self-contained space. In the larger context of global flows, the journal considers the Atlantic as part of wider networks, a space of exchange, and an expanding paradigm beyond the limits of its own geography, moving beyond national, regional, and continental divides by examining entangled histories and cultures.

One of the current editors is shortly stepping down and we seek a historian or cultural geographer to help take the journal forward from Volume 17, 2020. New scholarly directions are welcome, particularly toward studying the Atlantic within global perspectives. The editorial role is remunerated by Routledge.

The new co-editor should ideally be active within the history research community and possess strong organizational skills to ensure that the work process is handled in a timely manner. Good communication skills and the ability to foster positive working relationships with the team of editors, as well as authors, reviewers, Editorial Board members, and Routledge contacts are vital.

Further, the new co-editor would also be asked to devote time to the conceptualization of the journal’s future development.

The co-editor’s contract would formally begin in June 2020, with a transition period leading up to this date. Editors and Routledge meet annually to review progress and make future plans. The new co-editor should be willing to travel to these meetings, held in London in the spring.

Please direct letters of interest, including a short vision statement addressing the journal’s potential future development, and CVs by January 15, 2020 to atlanticstudies@gmail.com.

The vision statement should be no longer than two pages and should cover:

  • Where you believe the field is going, and the journal’s place within it;
  • What opportunities for development you see for the journal, and ideas for how you would enact them.

Sincerely and on behalf of the editors of Atlantic Studies,

Manuel Barcia, University of Leeds, UK
Rocio Davis, University of Navarra, Spain
Dorothea Fischer-Hornung, University of Heidelberg, Germany

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22-23 April, National Library of Portugal, Lisbon/ CETAPS/Nova University of Lisbon


15/01/2020 – CFP: Graduate Forum Sapienza

“BRIDGING CULTURAL BOUNDARIES THROUGH LANGUAGE, MIGRATION AND INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE“, Rome, 28th February 2020, is now out! Deadline for submission is 15/01/2020, successful applicants will be notified by 20/01/2020
See CFP here: sympo2020.

Registration fee: 35 euros


30/01/2020 – CFP: (Re)writing of Environmental Politics – 28-9 May 2020, Lausanne

Civil Society and the Law:
Civil Disobedience, Protests and the (Re)writing of Environmental Politics
An Interdisciplinary Conference Lausanne, 28-9 May 2020 Leggi tutto “30/01/2020 – CFP: (Re)writing of Environmental Politics – 28-9 May 2020, Lausanne”

03/01/2020 – CFP Crisi e infrastrutture – Padova 5-7 maggio

In allegato il CFP relativo a un convegno su Crisi e infrastrutture: le risposte ai cambiamenti tra materialità e immaterialità. Un dialogo fra Antropologia, Geografia e Storia, da fare circolare soprattutto tra dottorandi, assegnisti e post-doc.

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06/12/2019 – Job Opportunity: W2 Professorship in American Cultural History, Leipzig University

The Faculty of Philology seeks to fill the following position at the earliest opportunity:

W2 Professorship in American Cultural History

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31/01/2020 – PhD Studentship in 20th-Century American Studies/American History, University of Oslo

A Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) within 20th-Century American Studies/American History is available in the Department of Literature, Area Studies, and European Languages (ILOS) at the University of Oslo (UiO). Leggi tutto “31/01/2020 – PhD Studentship in 20th-Century American Studies/American History, University of Oslo”

01/02/2020 – CFP: 2020 Vision: Writing Tomorrow’s History Today”

The History Graduate Student Organization at Kansas State University is proud to announce that it will be hosting the Flint Hills History Conference in Manhattan, Kansas on Saturday April 18, 2020.  This conference serves as an opportunity for graduate students from the Flint Hills region and beyond to gain valuable experience presenting their original research in a friendly, low-pressure environment while still meeting rigorous academic standards. The theme of this year’s conference will be “2020 Vision: Writing Tomorrow’s History Today.”  Applicants are asked to submit proposals for presentations regarding scholarly work that makes the best use of modern research and presentation techniques, or research on a historical topic that may shed light on current events.  Graduate students in non-history fields may also apply if their work is relevant to the conference theme.