01/06/18 – CFP (Re-)Mobilizing voters: electoral strategies and practices in the English-speaking world, 1867-2017″

The enfranchisement process throughout the English-speaking world has all but been a simultaneous one. In addition to the repeal of religious bans in the early 19th c., no less than six electoral reforms (Representation of the People Acts) were passed by the British Parliament between the mid-19th c. and the late 1960s, first enlarging the electorate on a property basis − but still within the confines of an exclusively male electorate −, then extending the right to vote to women

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13-14/04/18, Turin (IT). International conference “Fifty Years and Counting: The Global Memory and Legacy of Martin Luther King”

International conference “Fifty Years and Counting: The Global Memory and Legacy of Martin Luther King” organized by Centro di studi Americani e Transatlantici Bairati.

April, 12-13, 2018 – Campus Luigi Einaudi
Lungo Dora Siena 100 – Torino

If you’d like to read more about MLK heritage, here’s a post serie by Robert Greene II on Society for U.S. Intellectual History‘s blog

For any info:

Federica Morelli, federica.morelli@unito.it
Simone Cinotto, s.cinotto@unisg.it

The conference is organized with the support of:

  • UCEBI – Unione Cristiana Evangelica Battista d’Italia
  • U.S. Consulate in Italy in Milan
  • Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature Straniere e Culture Moderne

More Perfect – Alla scoperta della Corte Suprema degli Stati Uniti

“How does an elite group of nine people shape everything from marriage and money, to safety and sex for an entire nation?”

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15/03/18 – Mercatus Center fellowship about public policy.

The Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship is a one-year, competitive fellowship program awarded to graduate students attending master’s, juris doctoral, and doctoral programs in a variety of fields including economics, law, political science, and public policy. Leggi tutto “15/03/18 – Mercatus Center fellowship about public policy.”

British Library PhD research placement scheme about North American Migrant Narratives

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The North American collection at the British Library covers holdings from the United States and Canada, from 1850 to the present day. The collections are vast, and broadly take in the social sciences and humanities. They include

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CFP – 3rd Sapienza Graduate Forum, “Sapienza” University of Rome. “The times, are they a-changing? Shifting paradigms of protest.”

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Ever since the rise of mass politics in Western societies, the slow historical movement characterized by clashes, confrontations and negotiations between heterogeneous parties has been occasionally stirred by the deflagration of regional, national and transnational uprisings that rapidly altered the established status quo. Leggi tutto “CFP – 3rd Sapienza Graduate Forum, “Sapienza” University of Rome. “The times, are they a-changing? Shifting paradigms of protest.””

10/01/18 – CFP “American Counter/Publics” Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies

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The “public sphere”—an idea with deep roots in the European enlightenment—has always been a contested concept in American culture and society. Almost by default, American intellectuals, artists, politicians, and activists have stressed the non-unitary, diversified, and oppositional dynamics of all things public.  Leggi tutto “10/01/18 – CFP “American Counter/Publics” Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies”

Turin, 14/12/17. Conference “America First” – Political and Cultural Nationalism in the U.S.

 

A un anno dall’elezione, la Casa Bianca subisce continui rimpasti e Trump ottiene una importante vittoria con l’approvazione della riforma fiscale in Senato. Un bilancio disegno complessivo “America First”?

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15/12/17, Washington. CFP “Bounded Democracy: Global Workshop on American Urbanisms”

call for paper unbounded democracyThe city in the United States is and has been etched with boundaries. Lines crisscross the map of the nation dividing states and cities and counties, and perhaps more importantly in recent years, suburban jurisdictions and their resources from urban areas. Gated communities and fortress like buildings inspired by modernist architecture cut off the flow of people and their access to goods, services, and each other. Leggi tutto “15/12/17, Washington. CFP “Bounded Democracy: Global Workshop on American Urbanisms””

Seminario annuale “Richesse et redistribution: économie et politique aux États-Unis”

séminaire économie politiqueNicolas Barreyre et Romain Huret organizzano il seminario “Richesse et redistribution : économie et politique aux États-Unis” che si tiene ogni 1°, 3° e 5° mercoledì del mese Leggi tutto “Seminario annuale “Richesse et redistribution: économie et politique aux États-Unis””