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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - History

    Soup Kitchens and Social Assistance in the 19th and 20th Centuries

    Spaces and foodscapes of the Working World

    This issue of Cadernos do Arquivo Municipal seeks to analyse in an interdisciplinary way both the food assistance structures of this era and their human, territorial, and social framing, studied from various perspectives, from history to architecture, from the specific site to the social landscape and territory.

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  • Coimbra

    Call for papers - Information

    The Press of Exile(s)

    Centré sur la question coloniale dans la presse d’exil, le congrès vise à discuter la liminalité des expériences d’occupation, de dissidence, de clandestinité et de bannissement dans leur rapport à l’expatriation politique, tant en raison des similitudes de leur impact psychologique que des circulations qu'elles tendent à favoriser. L’objectif est d’encourager les études qui explorent les idées, les images et les débats autour du colonialisme et des réalités coloniales mobilisées par les périodiques d’exil, tant dans leur diversité que mettant en exergue les convergences et les divergences.

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  • Call for papers - Sociology

    Local knowledge and small-scale communities: social sciences perspectives on sustainability

    Journal «Forum Sociológico»

    Journal Forum Sociológico has an open call for papers on the scope of a special issue about local knowledge and small-scale communities throught the social sciences perspectives on sustainability. The issue, edited by Joana Sá Couto, Cristiano Pereira and Júlio Sá Rêgo, aims to focus on the importance of local and/or small-scale community knowledge in relation to everyday life and its elements, in the management of natural resources and its need to be valued at a political level.

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  • Aubervilliers

    Call for papers - History

    Pan-Africanisms, (Post-)Slavery and Race

    « Esclavages et Post-Esclavages / Slaveries and Post-Slaveries » Journal

    This issue of Slaveries & Post-Slaveries examines the repercussions of the transatlantic matrix of race on post-slavery societies. Particular attention will be paid to societies on the African continent, as the racial logics operating within them have rarely been studied. We understand racial logics as the assumption that supposed physical and cultural differences between groups are “inherited” from one generation to the next.

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  • Saint-Denis

    Call for papers - Thought

    Jacques Rancière et la démocratie

    L’éloignement grandissant du sujet de la participation politique dans les démocraties contemporaines, que ce soit au niveau des suffrages électoraux par l’expression du vote, de l’engagement associatif et syndical ou, de manière générale, des activités militantes, décrit un phénomène en forte progression au XXIe siècle. Cela génère une préoccupation pour laquelle on peut faire appel à l’œuvre politique de Jacques Rancière et à la contribution de ce dernier à la théorie démocratique. La théorisation et la critique de la démocratie, telles qu’il les aborde, explicitent tout particulièrement la promotion des pratiques libérales, la logique consensuelle et majoritaire esquivant l’attente égalitaire de la communauté et la valeur primordiale du peuple. Ainsi, l’encadrement de ce désintérêt, selon les explications que nous venons de donner, nous invite à mettre particulièrement en discussion l’avenir de la démocratie.

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  • Call for papers - America

    From limits to margins. Periphery(s) in stories and imaginarie Latin American contemporaries

    « Amerika », numéro 28

    This number attempts to define what the margins and peripheries are today in the imaginaries, stories, human sciences and cultural fields of the Americas. If the twentieth century saw, in most countries of Latin America, as it was about defining a cultural norm (which or not took over from the colonial period, whether or not integrating elements of pre-Hispanic history), also appeared increasingly affirmed countercultures and peripheral cultures. With digitalization, which occurred at the beginning of our century, a strong acceleration of the movement was noted. It is then worth asking what a peripheral/marginal culture may be, as well as looking for a way to define it. Another primary issue is knowing how (and by whom) these currents can be represented. In a somewhat binary conception of social, geographic and creative space, one would obviously have to oppose the notions of normativity and centrality to the margins.

     

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  • Lisbon

    Seminar - Europe

    The Colonization of Portugal

    Todos os anos, investigadores do Instituto de História Contemporânea (IHAC, NOVA FCSH) e da Universidade de Drexel reúnem-se para pensar em conjunto novas formas de escrever a história de Portugal. O workshop de 2023, com o título “The colonization of Portugal”, tem como objetivo olhar para as dinâmicas coloniais na construção do Portugal metropolitano.

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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - History

    Crime and Society: historical dynamics in contemporary times

    Cadernos do Arquivo Municipal, issue 22

    Crime, its practice and its repression arouse great attention and curiosity in our days. Reported and investigated by the media, literature or cinema, among others, crime is currently a constant presence in our daily life. In the field of History, particularly in Social History, crime has established itself as a relevant topic of study, especially since the second half of the 20th century and, since then, several lines of research have been pursued and explored. This issue of Cadernos do Arquivo Municipal is looking for contributions that reflect on Crime and Society in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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  • Call for papers - America

    Sport in the Americas

    “The body of an athlete and the soul of a sage - these are what we require to be happy”, wrote Voltaire to Helvetius. At RITA, although we don’t claim to have athletic bodies, we humbly hope that our journal does lead to the path of wisdom. As Paris will host the Olympic Games in 2024, we thought it relevant to invite researchers to show wisdom and gain some critical distance to question the role and function of sports in the Americas, from North to South.

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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - Middle Ages

    Romance Languages in Medieval Latin Documentation

    Following recent discussions on the presence of Romance elements in medieval Latin documents, we propose this meeting, which aims at offering a new opportunity to reflect on all forms of manifestation of Romance languages in the mentioned texts, as well as to present the latest scientific advances made in their study in the wider European context. Thus, issues related to how, both morphologically and syntactically, the diplomas show the transition from Latin to Romance languages, the mechanisms for Latinizing Romance elements, or the presence of borrowings from other languages that were assumed by Romance languages, may be subject to analysis. Similarly, contributions will be welcome regarding the role that medieval Latin lexicography plays in relation to Romance language and how dictionaries and lexical databases contribute to their study.

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  • San José

    Call for papers - Law

    Interdisciplinary Franco-Latin-American perspectives on challenges related to the environment

    Since the 1970s, environmental issues have continued to grow. Indeed, we have moved from a localized perception of environmental damage to a global understanding of the risks associated with climate change and their impacts on socio-ecosystems. In order to better respond to the challenges and stakes of the environmental crisis that is impacting us, it seems appropriate to share and make known the experiences and theories developed from different continents, cultures and geographies in order to enrich our object of study. In this regard, this Congress, which will be held from October 23 to 27, 2023 in Costa Rica, proposes to offer perspectives on multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary studies on environmental issues: climate change, biodiversity, resilience, global health, payments for environmental services, etc.

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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - Sociology

    Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies

    Knowledge, Public Policies and Social Justice

    Gender, feminist and women’s studies are currently faced with new challenges and the deepening of old obstacles that compromise their future or may even block it in some countries. Debate and controversy in the public sphere have grown increasingly polarised, often evolving into open conflict and intense antagonism. The Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies invites researchers from national and international institutions to contribute to enhancing knowledge on gender equality issues in different countries, but also on current challenges and future prospects for gender, feminist and women’s studies. the Congress will take place from January 31st to February 2nd 2024 , in Lisbon, at the Institute for Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP-ULisboa).

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  • Limoges

    Call for papers - Language

    La forêt dans les mondes ibériques et ibéro-américains

    La Société française des hispanistes et ibéro-américanistes célèbrera son XLI congrès du 5 au 8 juin 2024 à l’université de Limoges. Il aura pour thématique « la forêt dans les mondes ibériques et ibéro-américains ». S’adressant prioritairement aux spécialistes de l’aire ibérique et ibéro-américaine, ce congrès se veut pourtant aussi résolument ouvert à d’autres approches autour de la thématique. Ainsi, si les études littéraires et artistiques, linguistiques et historiennes semblent s’imposer, les approches sociologiques, géographiques, anthropologiques, philosophiques seront également les bienvenues dès lors qu’elles portent sur le thème et l’aire culturelle ibérique et ibéro-américaine.

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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - Representation

    Women on stage: From the backstage to the to limelight

    Women in theatre until the 19th century

    Since its origin, the History of Theatre has been built by male names. However, it is unthinkable that women have not also had an important role in this construction. Besides existing as characters, their contributions as performers, playwrights, composers, entrepreneurs, patrons, scenographers or costume designers, among a broad range of other functions, were fundamental to the development of the theatrical practice. This conference aims to recover the place of women in theatre since its origin until the 19th century, covering a wide variety of topics, which have women at their centre, either as the focus of a show or as marginal, as star or tertiary figure, as part of the audience or as producer of the cultural object. The conference aims to provide a comprehensive and transdisciplinary debate in order to rediscover the place of women in theatre in a global and historical approach.

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  • Call for papers - History

    La « Révolution des Œillets », révolution portugaise et mondiale

    Dossier spécial de la revue Lusotopie sur le Cinquantenaire du 25 avril 1974

    Le 24 avril 1974 au soir, les désormais célèbres « capitaines d’avril » commencèrent leur coup d’État au nom d’un programme simple, celui des « trois D » : décoloniser, démocratiser, développer. Il s’agissait surtout de mettre fin à près de quatorze ans de guerre coloniale, une guerre qui ne pouvait pas être gagnée militairement, qui isolait le Portugal sur la scène internationale, brûlait près la moitié du budget de l’État et poussait la jeunesse à prendre le chemin de l’exil pour éviter de partir au combat. Cinquante ans après le 25 avril 1974, Lusotopie publie un dossier spécial pour étudier les aspects de cette révolution qui pourraient avoir été sous-étudiés.

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  • Call for papers - America

    Sport in the Americas

    “The body of an athlete and the soul of a sage - these are what we require to be happy”, wrote Voltaire to Helvetius. At RITA, although we don’t claim to have athletic bodies, we humbly hope that our journal does lead to the path of wisdom. As Paris will host the Olympic Games in 2024, we thought it relevant to invite researchers to show wisdom and gain some critical distance to question the role and function of sports in the Americas, from North to South.

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  • Call for papers - Sociology

    Mapping the Other

    In Western space, mapping the Other is not a prescriptive notion to assign ossified identities. Rather, it is about questioning the link between these intersectional identities of otherness and the specificities of the various Western spaces. In other words, it invites a reconsideration of how the Others autonomously define themselves in the dominant and marginal spaces of the “normative order” of hegemonic societies, and how they integrate them to make them theirs—therefore challenging the systems of oppression implemented.

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  • Lisbon

    Conference, symposium - Europe

    Humanidades digitais e estudos inquisitoriais

    Depuis janvier 2022, une équipe luso-brésilienne de paléographes et d’historiens a créé sur la plateforme de paléographie numérique Transkribus un modèle générique de reconnaissance d’écriture (HTR) permettant d’entreprendre désormais la transcription automatique des procès de l’Inquisition portugaise conservés aux Archives nationales (Torre do Tombo, Lisbonne), au nombre de 40 000 (entre 4 et 8 millions de pages). Les communications, en portugais et en anglais, porteront à la fois sur divers aspects historiques des travaux menés sur le corpus choisi, sur les usages du modèle hors de ce corpus, ainsi que sur des travaux concernant d’autres objets d’enquête.

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  • Concepción del Uruguay

    Call for papers - Language

    Afro Literature Conference

    Cuando decidimos abordar el estudio de la “literatura africana”, nos enfrentamos a una serie de problemas, en tanto campo complejo de tensiones, de núcleos constitutivos, de perspectivas, inherentes a toda etiqueta formada por la palabra literatura y un gentilicio. Una dificultad no menor la encontramos en los planes de estudios de las carreras de Letras en Argentina cuyo “patrón cognitivo” (Quijano 2017) aún persiste dentro de los rasgos de un patrón de poder fundado en la colonialidad: el centro no ha sido del todo desplazado, para decirlo con wa Thiong’o (2014).  El eurocentrismo académico en nuestro país perdura en el escaso interés que el pensamiento africano y afrodiaspórico ocupa en las carreras de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, con destacadas excepciones siempre individuales o colectivas pero rara vez institucionale.

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  • Nanterre

    Call for papers - America

    Écritures de la fluidité dans la littérature latino-américaine contemporaine

    Nous aborderons dans ce numéro de Crisol le concept de fluidité dans les littératures latino-américaines récentes écrites en espagnol, en portugais et en langues autochtones. Les termes renvoyant à la fluidité seront entendus dans leur matérialité, renvoyant aux études éco-critiques mais aussi aussi au corps humain. On s’interrogera également sur les implications stylistiques d’une telle notion, pour interroger ce qu’est (ou n'est pas) une écriture fluide, une lecture fluide. Enfin, la notion de fluidité sera interrogée dans ses liens avec la post-modernité, en particulier en ce qui concerne l’approche du genre.

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