• Granada

    Summer School - Representation

    Islamic heritage in Europe

    Over the past decades, there has been a growing interest among scholars in analysing how the Islamic heritage in Europe has been perceived, described, preserved, erased, negotiated or transformed in different areas of Europe, from medieval to modern times. However, those debates seldom crossed the borders of regional approaches. The aim of this training school is to discuss those issues from different and complementary perspectives, including art history, but also philosophy, history of science or anthropology, and to question the traditional regional narrative through a comparative examination of Islamic monuments in a wider Mediterranean perspective.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Representation

    Playing and operating: functionality in museum objects and instruments

    Museum collections are formed by selections of objects that represent snapshots of the complexity of the world at different times. As such their value resides as much in their physical supports, as in the representation of the cultural networks of meanings and interactions of which there were part. For some types of objects, this includes a particularly strong ‘performative’ element, where the object is a tool to accomplish an action: musical instruments, vehicles, clocks and watches, machinery and objects of science and technology are few of the most obvious examples. For decades, museum approaches have been divided between emphasizing the preservation of the material support of the object, and preserving its capability to operate, for reasons that include dissemination as well as research.

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  • Palermo

    Call for papers - Representation

    In/visible: representation, discourse, practices, “dispositifs”

    Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

    How is the materiality of the visible world inscribed in its cultural representations? What are the more or less visible actors and mechanisms in the genesis of a cultural artefact? Should the visible / invisible binomial be considered as an anthropological constant or as the effect of a certain epistemological constellation? To what extent does visibility coincide with power and, therefore, how should one represent the in/visible? These are just some of the questions that cultural studies, in their innate interdisciplinarity and methodological heterogeneity can formulate with respect to the issue.

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  • Aix-en-Provence

    Study days - Representation

    Between research and action

    Le travail que le collectif de jeunes chercheur∙e∙s « Migrations et altérités » a mené durant toute l'année scolaire touchera bientôt à sa fin. Après l'organisation de plusieurs séminaires et ateliers, dont vous avez pu suivre l'actualité sur notre page, l'aboutissement de notre réflexion prendra la forme d'une journée d'étude intitulée "Entre recherche et action", lors de laquelle chacun des membres du collectif présentera une communication.

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  • Call for papers - America

    Romero: Memory

    Activating Heritage of International Solidarity

    Romero: Memory. Activating Heritage of International Solidarity ((KU Leuven, 4-10 November 2019) is a one-week multidisciplinary academy for scholars, activists, writers, journalists, etc. centered around the legacy of the Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero (1917-1980), his significance for the solidarity movement with El Salvador and Latin America and his impact and imprint on the works, actions and ideas of people, communities and societies in the present as well as in the past.

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  • Berlin

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - History

    Working on Digital Scholarly Editions and Research Software Development in Berlin

    Full-time position (Digital Humanities) at Centro Humboldt – Center for Digital Cultural Heritage Research

    For the launch of an international digitization and digital edition project, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of sciences and humanities (BBAW) invites applications for the position of a Research Assistant (male/female/divers) in the field of Digital Humanities (Digital Scholarly Editions and Research Software Development).The position is based in Berlin, Germany, but includes regular work assignments and team meetings in Havana. The focus of the project is on cultural and scientific historical sources of the 18th and 19th centuries in the context of Alexander von Humboldt's American journey.

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  • Berlin Mitte

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - America

    Full-time Research Assistant (digital scholarly editions, project coordinator) at the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

    For the launch of an international digitization and digital edition project, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) invites applications for the position of a Research Assistant (male/female/divers) in the field of Digital Scholarly Editions and Project Coordination. 100% full-time position for an initial duration of 36 months. The position should ideally begin as soon as possible.

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  • Summer School - Early modern

    Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders The Age of Bruegel in Context

    Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders

    Annually, the Summer Course brings a select group of 18 national and international, highly qualified young researchers to Flanders. They are offered an intensive 11-day programme of lectures, discussions, and visits related to a specific art historical period of Flemish art. The Summer Course provides the participants with a clear insight into the Flemish art collections from the period at hand, as well as into the current state of research on the topic.The 5th edition of the Summer Course will focus on ‘The Age of Bruegel in Context’. It will be held from June 23 until July 3, 2019. Excursions will be made to Antwerp, Bruges, Genk, Leuven, Mechelen and Brussels. We are also planning a trip to Paris. The language of the Summer Course is English.

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  • Batalha

    Call for papers - History

    The Hydraulics in Monumental Buildings

    The hydraulic system is an architectural subsystem that can only be understood in view of the dual constitution of its structure: one at ground level, that referrers to potable water (lower hydraulic subsystem), and other concerning rainwater (upper hydraulic subsystem). They both involve aspects of major importance for the functioning of any building: catchment, distribution and evacuation of the waters. In the last decade, research was carried out on the hydraulic component of historical architecture, either religious or civil, considering technical and artistic issues, not only in Portugal, but throughout Europe.

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  • Paris | Nanterre

    Study days - Representation

    Ancient and Early Medieval building techniques in the mediterranean area: from East to West

    This workshop is devoted to the study of the ancient construction techniques in the Near East from the Roman period to the Early Islamic era and on the transmission and diffusion of these techniques in the Mediterranean basin.

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  • Porto

    Call for papers - Education

    Transatlantic Voices: The Literary Atlantic in Perspective

    Cadernos de literatura comparada No. 40

    One of the innovations in literary studies during the past few decades has been the increasing interest in aspects of the empirical universe that have been frequently approached in the literary universe. The triad, gender, race and class, or, to use more up-to-date theoretical terminology, sexualities, ethnicities, post-colonialisms and cultural studies, have long become commonplace in both theoretical works and others more focused on literary analysis and critique...We invite Literary and Cultural Studies researchers to submit papers within the scope of a Lusophone, Francophone, Hispanophone or Angolophone Literary Transatlantic

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  • Scholarship, prize and job offer - Representation

    2019 Charles C. Eldredge Prize

    The Smithsonian American Art Museum is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Charles C. Eldredge Prize. Single-author books devoted to any aspect of the visual arts of the United States and published in the three previous calendar years are eligible. To nominate a book, send a one-page letter explaining the work’s significance to the field of American art history and discussing the quality of the author’s scholarship and methodology. Nominations by authors or publishers for their own books will not be considered.

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  • Lyon

    Conference, symposium - Prehistory and Antiquity

    Ancient Armenia at the Crossroads

    In honor of Arkady Karakhanyan

    The aim of the conference is to exchange recent archaeological and environmental data obtained in Armenia and to bring together the points of view of researchers from various disciplines in the fields of Human Sciences and Environmental Sciences. Particular attention will be paid to the theme of traffic flows: the movement of people, in connection with the evolution of the environment; the circulation of techniques and know-how and the circulation of raw materials and objects.

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  • Helsinki

    Seminar - Education

    Do what you can with what you have

    How to build capacity and community for Digital Humanities teaching and research

    In this two-day workshop, we will share what we have done at UCLA to build real capacity and community for digital humanities teaching and research. Drawing from our experience creating the Scholarly Innovation Lab (SIL), on Day 1 we will share our story and offer guidance and best practices for building a DH lab with modest investment. On Day 2 we will introduce and discuss two of our more successful areas of practice – 3-D modelling for cultural heritage, and Zoom pedagogy for course sharing. The format will be conversational. Our goal is to help cultivate practical approaches for next steps at the University of Helsinki.

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  • Leeds

    Call for papers - Middle Ages

    Text as object in the Middle Ages

    The International Medieval Congress (IMC) is the largest medieval studies conference in the world. In line with the Special Thematic Strand in 2019 “Materialities” and the recent creation of the strand “Manuscript studies”, we organize sessions on “Text as object in the Middle Ages”. Texts, indeed, are at the same time an idea and a form. The latter is the result of a combination of inherited social uses and specific intentions by the various actors involved in transmitting the text as idea. This process begins with the authors, continues to the craftsmen (parchment and paper makers, copyists and chancery clerks, painters and illuminators, sculptors and weavers, booksellers…) and then on to possessors, readers, archives and libraries. All textual artefacts are concerned: manuscripts, charters, inscriptions, tapestries, seals, coins, etc.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - History

    The European Industrial Heritage of the First World War

    The First World War marked the history of Europe. It has been characterized by an unprecedented effort in industrial production, which today constitutes a common European heritage. The industrial heritage of the First World War, however, seems to be invisible: it is not identified or even defined as such, whereas this war was characterized by the massive use of industrial technology, both in the field of the production of weapons, aircraft and chemicals for military purposes as well as in the civil sector, particularly for agri-food production. It is interesting to note that conversely, the industrial heritage of the Reconstruction could be the subject of work. The organization of a European symposium, the first on this theme, is essential in order to establish an inventory of the material traces that still exist today and to draw the attention of the public authorities to the need to ensure their conservation.

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  • Athens

    Call for papers - Modern

    Nature and culture-based strategies and solutions for cities and territories : an idea whose time has come !

    Echopolis international 2018

    The event is not strictly European. It is aiming at bringing together scientists and cities and territories from all over the world that plan or implement innovative nature and culture-based solutions, thus creating a world-wide forum of exchange of their success stories. However the Mediterranean region with its rich natural and cultural diversity, both terrestrial and marine will be very present ! The event will host the MED Social and creative community featured by TALIA (Territorial Appropriation of Leading-edge Innovation Actions), the Interreg-MED Programme’s horizontal project promoting the coherence and impact of modular projects addressing the topics of Cultural and Creative Industries and Social Innovation.

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  • Conference, symposium - History

    The Regional and Transregional in Romanesque Art and Architecture

    The categorization of Romanesque by region was a cornerstone of 20th-century scholarship, and the subject is ripe for reappraisal, particularly in relation to transregional and pan-European artistic styles and approaches. In addition to a review of the historiography of the subject, individual papers are concerned with the strength, durability, mutability and geographical scope of regional styles, the extent to which media are important, the assumption and transmission of forms and motifs, the conditions that give rise to the development of transregional styles and the agencies that cut across territorial boundaries.

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  • Genoa

    Call for papers - Urban studies

    Multi-ethnic cities in the Mediterranean world

    History, culture, heritage

    This meeting aims to foster a discussion about the continuities and disruptions which have conditioned the multi-ethnic dimension of Mediterranean cities. We would like to focus on the specificities of places and time in our millennial history that have produced both tangible and intangible cultural heritage. We would like to broaden the traditional horizons of our disciplines under the issues of our times, questioning the role of historical research and the forms of scientific communication nowadays, when old practices seem more challenged than ever by the overwhelming expansion of new technologies.

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  • Lecture series - History

    Parthenos e-Humanities and e-Heritage Webinar Series

    The PARTHENOS e-Humanities and e-Heritage Webinar Series provide an opportunity to explore the new possibilities arising from the digital and infrastructural developments in the Humanities and Cultural Heritage research. The series will act as a lens through which a more nuanced understanding of the role of Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage Research Infrastructures for research can be gained. The webinars are aimed mainly at Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage practitioners who wish to learn how to maximise their benefits and cooperation with Research Infrastructures.

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