• Call for papers - Middle Ages

    Dante Alighieri

    Aldus 2.0

    On the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death, the journal Aldus 2.0 wants to dedicate a monographic issue to the Florentine poet. The aim is to critically investigate the links between Digital Humanities and the poet’s works, as well as research possibilities offered by the exegetical approaches implied by the use of new technological tools.

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  • Pavia

    Call for papers - History

    By What Authority? The Historical narration as a (de)legitimizing instrument

    By what authority? The historical narration as a (de)legitimizing instrument is a Student Conference for graduate students and Ph.D. students who have worked and work on thesis and research projects in the fields of Archeology, Ancient, Medieval, Modern and Contemporary History. The Student Conference aims to encourage dialogue between students and doctoral students from different backgrounds within an inspiring and stimulating context in which to discuss their ongoing or concluded research.

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  • Call for papers - America

    The American State with and after Trump: (il)legitimate Institutions and Political Process(es)

    The AFEA (Association française d’études américaines) Annual Conference invites us to reflect on the theme of “Legitimacy, Authority, Canons” in 2022. This workshop is therefore open to contributions on the political, administrative, and institutional record of the Trump presidency, and its legacy on the authority and legitimacy of his successor Joe Biden. In particular, we invite work on the evolution of public policy, institutions, political mobilizations, and political experimentation at all scales of U.S. federalism to discuss the consequences of Donald Trump’s presidency on the American political development.

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  • Esch-sur-Alzette

    Call for papers - Modern

    Producing Historiography in a Changing World

    Practices of Historians in Analogue and Digital Contexts

    The scientific conference will treat the material and cultural practices of historians of the 20th and 21st century. More precisely, it will explore the following elements: The library of the historian as a research object; Visualisation and digital reconstruction, analogue/machine-based reading; Anthropology of historiographical work; National/European historiography.

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  • Maastricht

    Miscellaneous information - History

    Occupation Studies Research Network - Call for members

    A new interdisciplinary online Occupation Studies Research Network which aims to promote the exchange of ideas and encourage a more systematic, comprehensive and conceptual understanding of the subject, was launched on 1 September 2021. The Network now has over fifty members. Doctoral students, postdoc and early career academics and staff at universities, other higher education institutes, museums and archives, who are either actively researching or have recently completed work on some aspect of the subject at PhD level or above are welcome to join the Network and are invited to contribute to the blog.

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  • Lucca

    Call for papers - History

    Movement in Space - Space in Movement

    Spring School - IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

    IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, LYNX - Center for the interdisciplinary Analysis of Images, is launching a Spring School that aims at critically analysing the multifarious notion of movement, with a special focus on the Greek and Roman worlds. The Spring School aims to give a fresh approach on how movement can be analysed, reassessing its definition: movement as a foundational and perceptual mechanism. By providing such a definition it is possible to widening and incorporating a range of multidisciplinary topics and approaches.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Urban studies

    Commercial Centres in Post-War Cities. Questioning Rearrangement of the Urban Landscape and the Society

    IGU congress - Paris 2022

    From the Battle of Baghdad in 1258 to the late Syrian Civil Conflict, wars always were outstanding occurrences for urban landscape changes by making physical destructions and population change. Certainly the acceleration in urban development and reconstruction in order to catch up the period of conflict, chaos and recession affects the urban landscape. An element of importance on which we would like to focus when questioning urban landscapes in post-war cities is the commercial centre, a representative urban object of our current consumption society.

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  • Trier

    Call for papers - Sociology

    On the resilience of terrorism

    Based on the thesis of the mutual interdependencies between counter-terrorism measures and terrorist (response) strategies, the workshop aims to elaborate this reciprocal relationship with the help of the resilience heuristic. It aims to identify processes of coping, adaptation and transformation of terrorist groups, which have so far been only marginally investigated using such a concept. Furthermore, its objective is to take first steps to compare the resilience of terrorist and counter-terrorist actors with regard to the strategies, resources, and dispositions that are applied and (potentially) effective in these processes. Altogether, the figuration as a whole and the interrelationship between terrorist and counter-terrorist groups will be discussed.

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  • Saint-Martin-d'Hères

    Call for papers - Economics

    Digitalisation and creation of alternative monetary and financial spaces

    This workshop proposes to explore the intersection between digitalisation and alternative monetary spaces developed in response to the sustainable development objectives. The Covid 19 pandemic has accentuated the challenges posed by digitalisation and highlighted its contradictory characteristics. On the one hand, the phenomenon allows, thanks to its technical potential, the valorization of local initiatives; on the other hand, it can favor forms of dehumanization and predation, likely to undermine the collective trust on which these spaces are based. The workshop proposed to address the contradictory nature of digitalisation processes from the perspective of their potential to strenghten and/or challenge economic and social cohesion. 

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  • Brussels

    Summer School - Epistemology and methodology

    Visualizing archaeological data: GIS mapping and network modeling

    Archaeologists use different methods for visualizing their data – for analysis and for presentation. The international spring school will discuss successful ways to visualize these data and challenges and successes in the application of both GIS and network analysis (NA). Through an integration between theory, studies, and tutored practice, we aim to access the two learnt methods to each participant for independent use.

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  • Call for papers - Modern

    Vowel Harmony and Word Extensions in Chadic Languages

    The present book project aims to identify within the Movement Phonology Theory (Charette 1994, Harris John 1994, Charette and Goksel 1994, etc.) and other appropriate phonological approaches the type and characteristics of vowel harmony exhibited in different languages, to explain the reasons of alternations and potential opacity, to determine the level of spreading of the phonological features, to identify, in each language, the nucleus (governor) and the governees in order to describe the vowel system of the studied languages, indicate the role of vowel harmony in the sound melody of Chadic languages,show the role of vowel system in the construction and the interpretation of lexical and grammatical units, point the contribution of Chadic languagaes’ data to the development of generative phonology in general and the one of Movement Phonology in particular.

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  • Florence

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - History

    European University Institute (EUI) funded PhD programme

    The call for applications for the European University Institute (EUI) funded PhD programme is opening on 1 November 2021. The EUI Department of History and Civilization offers exceptional opportunities to study global connections within early modern and modern European history in a unique international context.

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  • Paris

    Conference, symposium - Thought

    Interpreting technology

    Ricoeur on philosophy and ethics of technology

    This workshop will bring together a group of scholars who are interested in the philosophy of Paul Ricœur and its relation to philosophy and ethics of technology.

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  • Prague

    Conference, symposium - Representation

    Photo Albums’ Twisted Meanings

    Between nostalgia and trauma

    The workshop Photo Albums’ Twisted Meanings: Between nostalgia and trauma which will take place in Prague on 25-26 November 2021 is organised by the CVF - Photography Research Centre of the Institute of Art History, CAS, in collaboration with DOX - Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague.

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  • Nice

    Study days - History

    Venice, a Mediterranean regional power

    Economic, maritime and political perspectives, 1669 – 1797

    The Mediterranean has always been at the heart of Venice’s interests during the Early Modern Period. A main source of its prosperity, the Inner Sea maintained its vital role even after the “northern invasions”, the battle of Lepanto and the “downturn” of the 17th century. This seminar aims to explore the relationship between Venice and the Mediterranean between the loss of Crete, the last major dominion of Venetian maritime empire in 1669, and the end of the Republic in 1797.

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  • Fribourg

    Conference, symposium - Thought

    Aesthetics and Critique IV : Contemporaneity

    The forth edition of the Fribourg Workshop in Aesthetics & Critique will be dedicated to the question of contemporaneity in art and politics. The contributors are Juliane Rebentisch, Cecilia Sjöholm, Ludger Schwarte, Jacob Lund and Peter Osborne. The event will take place in Fribourg. There will be a video live stream. 

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  • Oxford

    Call for papers - History

    European History across Boundaries from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century

    2022 Mainz Oxford Graduate Workshop

    We invite applications for an international doctoral workshop on European history across boundaries from the 16th to the 20th century, including Europe’s relations with the world. We encourage PhD candidates working in this field to present their research projects and discuss the transcultural and transnational scopes of their work. Topics that aim to cross and reflect on boundaries and borders are of particular interest.

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  • Call for papers - Representation

    On Hinterlands and Homelands

    “Have not all races had their first unity from a mythology that marries them to rock and hill?” Yeats wonders rhetorically. The idea of the homeland is organically enmeshed in notions of territoriality and geography. The hinterland is most often seen as its configuration as well as figuration in literature. It is so because it represents an ideal sense of national identity, unity, and even “purity” in extreme nationalist ideologies. It is considered an ideal space insofar as it is imagined as a utopian place, a locus amoenus, where an unsullied form of national character is preserved in its local traditions, dialects, myths and legends. The city is often portrayed as a fallen space, a wound, a disease corrupting the national body. We seek to rethink all these rigid dichotomies. “On Hinterlands and Homelands” Conference invites multidisciplinary papers on these themes.

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  • Termoli

    Seminar - Language

    Seminari di Linguistica Forense

    Società Italiana di Linguistica Forense

    Per l’anno 2022 la SILF (Società Italiana di Linguistica Forense), in partnership con il Centro di Ricerca “Lo Stilo di Fileta” - Polo didattico dell'Università eCampus, organizza un percorso formativo di otto incontri seminariali, che al loro volta saranno parte integrante del programma della Scuola di Linguistica forense.

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  • Pescara

    Call for papers - Europe

    Levantine Sociabilities in Europe in Giacomo Casanova’s time

    Spies, Impostors, Courtesans and Men of Culture

    In the eighteenth century, intrigue, libertinage and criminality changed the social norms of politeness and education thereby creating nonconformist social behaviours. An explicit, but certainly not unique, manifestation of these new trends is represented by the city of Venice and its adventurer par excellence, Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798). Ecclesiastic, writer, soldier, spy, alchemist, gambler and diplomat, he was engaged in a network of social relationships which are documented in his Histoire de ma vie (History of my Life), one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the eighteenth century. Like London, Paris and Vienna, Venice became a centre of social mobility, geographically located as the threshold of the Levant.

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