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  • Call for papers - Sociology

    Immigrant entrepreneurship, institutions and development

    Cette publication s’insère dans une perspective socioéconomique des migrations. Elle aborde spécifiquement les contextes sociaux et institutionnels où se développent les entreprises créées par des immigrés. Le livre sera édité par l’Éditorial Comares et coordonné par Fernando López Castellano, Fernando García-Quero et Mourad Aboussi, chercheurs à l’Université de Grenade (Espagne). L'appel à contributions est ouvert jusqu’au 23 décembre 2011. La langue de publication est l’espagnol. Cependant, il est possible d’envoyer des contributions en français et en anglais aux seules fins d’évaluation. En cas d’acceptation, la traduction à l’espagnol devra être remise au comité de coordination dans les délais indiqués ci-dessous.

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  • Porto

    Call for papers - Ethnology, anthropology

    Memorias no hegemónicas y vitalidad de las culturas populares

    Llamado a comunicaciones para el Simposio 57 del VII congreso internacional CEISAL: Memoria, presente y porvenir en América Latina. Junio 2013 en Oporto, Portugal. Memorias no hegemónicas y vitalidad de las culturas popularesMemórias não hegemônicas e vitalidade das culturas populares Área de Antropología, Patrimonio, Religión, Ciudadanía, derecho y movimientos sociales, Historia, memoria e historiografía, y Pluralismo cultural, religioso y jurídico cierre del llamado: 1 de noviembre 2012

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  • Aveiro

    Call for papers - Representation

    A experiência global em turismo rural e desenvolvimento sustentável de comunidades locais

    This conference, prepared as part of a 3-years research project on the “Overall Rural Tourism Experience” (ORTE) inthree Portuguese villages, offers an in depth discussion of the “rural tourism experience”, its manifestations, meanings, impacts and evolution. It intends to significantly contribute to current reflections on the potential and limitations of rural tourism as a development tool as well as to the identification of ways to maximize this potential in certain circumstances, through a more profound understanding of the dynamics of the “overall rural tourism experience”.

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  • Brasília

    Call for papers - History

    Ibero-American dialogues

    10th Middle Ages study day

    The Brazilian Association of Medieval Studies (ABREM) will hold its Xth International Meeting of Medieval Studies: Ibero-american dialogues, from July 1st through 5th,  at the Universidade de Brasília (UnB), 2013. One of the main goals is to improve the networking between medievalists dedicated to the study of the Iberian Middle Ages. This meeting serves as a hub for latin-american specialists and also improves the connection that several institutes and labs maintain with Portuguese and Spanish researchers. One of its other goals would be to set up interinstitutional and international web researches. Finally, this meeting’s main focus is the Ibero-American medievalism itself.  

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  • João Pessoa

    Call for papers - Law

    Legal Education

    Current Trends, Challenges and Crises

    Special issue on Legal Education Prim@ Facie calls for submissions of scholarly papers dealing with legal education: current trends, challenges and crises. The deadline is January 10th, 2013.   

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  • Vila Real

    Call for papers - Ethnology, anthropology

    Ethnographic Film Screening

    Chamada de filmes

    The V Congress of the APA will host an ethnographic film screening,  in sessions that will be held in the small auditorium of the Teatro Municipal de Vila Real on September 8, 9, 10 and 11. The (non-competitive) festival’s theme, ‘Anthropology in Counterpoint’ focuses on films which demonstrate the polyphony and multiplicity of points-of-view that characterizes the anthropological project. Anthropology is a pluralistic undertaking, comprising a variety of modes of knowing and systems of knowledge.

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  • Zamora

    Call for papers - Ethnology, anthropology

    Anthropology and popular culture

    El Filandar / O Fiadeiro journal

    Ainda que sempre abertos a todos os temas, este ano daremos especial atenção aos artigos que se dediquem à cultura material, desde a arquitetura popular até à investigação sobre objetos ligados a todo o tipo de crenças e costumes (ex-votos, iconografia, indumentária, etc.). Empenhando-nos em ter em particular consideração a cultura de fronteira, incluiremos uma nova secção votada a pessoas de ambos os lados da fronteira que se dedicam ou dedicaram a um ofício ou atividade tradicional. Contaremos a sua história de vida e a sua relação com a sua arte ou o seu trabalho. No novo número, também haverá um dossiê etnográfico com a exposição variada da visão pictórica que pessoas de ambos os lados da fronteira têm da sua terra, da sua região.

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  • Call for papers - Representation

    Violence, genocide, wars, killings, feminicide, crime, deaths, and aesthetic representations in Latin America (19th-21st c.)

    We propose that this number be an interdisciplinary approach, one which makes use of history, sociology, anthropology, diplomacy, gender and otherness: aesthetic representations of any kind. The historical period that focuses on the eighth issue of Amerika goes from the nineteenth century to the present day. All the work relating to the past prior to the nineteenth century, linking it to the more recent periods, is welcome as well. This reflection is the product of the exchange and discussion between the University of Antioquia (Colombia) and the Université de Rennes 2 (France).

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  • Coimbra

    Call for papers - History

    “For Peace !” (1849-1939)

    1st Annual Meeting Europe in the World

    The meetings Europe in the world are the result of a partnership between the CEIS20, of the University of Coimbra, and the IHC of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Nova University of Lisbon (UNL). These annual meetings will generally take place in April, they will have a central theme and will incorporate a broad range of participants."For Peace!" (1849-1939) is the topic chosen for the 2013’s meeting, included in the centennial of the First World War Anniversay Program , organized in Portugal by IHC and coordinated internationally by the Imperial War Museum, London, from which the IHC is partner.

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  • Porto

    Call for papers - Modern

    The problem of ethnographic and anthropological methodology

    Antropológicas Journal

    The journal Antropológicas is accepting proposals for publication in its next issue that will address the problem of ethnographic and anthropological methodology. Manuscripts should be submitted to the page http://revistas.rcaap.pt/antropologicas/login by the 28th of February of 2013. Antropológicas’ number 13th will address the problem of ethnographic and anthropological methodology, because since the academic statement of its field of knowledge, ethnographic practice and anthropological writing had many debates, both for the originality of the methodology and the scientific accuracy required by their professionals. Among social sciences, anthropology was the one where theoretical discussion about its rationale demanded a greater critical capacity, by placing into question its methodological grounds.

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  • Paris | Saint-Denis

    Call for papers - History

    Thinking rights in Latin America in the 20th century

    This conference purports to think about the right-wing in twentieth-century Latin America. We shall seek to discover whether the current Latin American right-wing movements are merely the prolongation of XIXth century conservatism, or if a series of events might explain the emergence of new actors in the XXth century. This will enable us to enquire into which geographical scale - national or continental - is relevant when examining this concept. We expect papers from scholars in various social sciences, based on monographic and comparative historical examples. Our purpose is to historicize the concept and the object.

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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - Science studies

    Connaissance et science coloniale

    Le colloque international « Connaissance et science coloniale » est le résultat du partenariat entre le Centro de Filosofia das Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa et le Centro de História do Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical, et vise à promouvoir un forum de réflexion et discussion sur la nature du rôle de la science en contexte colonial, ainsi que sa pertinence en une perspective postcoloniale. La rencontre souhaite joindre des  chercheurs et des  spécialistes, nationaux et internationaux, sur les sciences naturelles, sociales et humaines pour un débat autour de cette thématique qui est devenue plus visible lors de la dernière décennie.

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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - History

    War, University and Science

    Call for Papers

    During the contemporaneity, military conflicts often provoked junctures of rupture and transformation in pre-existing realities, whether in political, economic or social contexts, or in cultural, scientific and intellectual domains, endued, sometimes of more conservative typologies or yet of a more modernising nature. In this sense, we intend to initiate an interdisciplinary debate on the problematic of "War, University and Science", bearing in mind these multiple relationships and interdependencies, as well as the associated epistemological problematic.

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  • Faro

    Call for papers - Economics

    Tourism and management studies

    Esta conferência abrangerá uma ampla variedade de temas relacionados com os estudos turísticos e com a gestão turística e hoteleira. Este evento visa estimular a investigação e a divulgação do conhecimento científico nas áreas do Turismo, do Lazer e da Gestão Turística, incentivando as abordagens inter-disciplinares e comparativas.

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  • Florianópolis

    Conference, symposium - Ethnology, anthropology

    Confused interfaces: norms, classifications and the primacy of language in questions

    TansOceanik international seminar

    La proposition de cette rencontre et d’essayer de questionner les normes essentialisantes – telle qu’exprimées dans les discriminations raciales -, les classifications – qui excluent certaines couches de la population – et le primat du langage – qui évacue la cognition des expériences sensibles, telle la culture des signes des sourds. Nous proposons de croiser des expériences existentielles à la frontière de trois oppositions classiques : masculin/féminin, humain/non humain, vivant/mort en invitant des spécialistes travaillant sur des terrainsde contextes culturels différents à discuter entre eux et avec des philosophes et des psychanalystes.

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  • Lisbon

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - History

    History: change and continuity in a Global World

    PIUDHIST is an inter-university doctoral programme in which History is viewed from an inter-disciplinary point of view. Despite its unique character, History is regarded here as a field of knowledge which cannot do without a permanent cross fertilization with other areas in the humanities and the social sciences. In our vision, this is also why we consider apposite to attach, as a subtitle for this programme, the words “change and continuity in a global world”.

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  • Call for papers - Modern

    History and literature in the 19th century

    Revista História e Cultura

    La revue História e Cultura, publication électronique des étudiants (master, doctorat) de la faculté d'histoire de l'université de São Paulo - UNESP (Franca), lance un appel à contributions pour le dossier thématique « Histoire et littérature au XIXe siècle ». Le dossier privilégie les travaux interdisciplinaires portant sur les rapports entre production littéraire et contexte historique au XIXe siècle. La thématique pourra être abordée selon des axes complémentaires, plus particulièrement, histoire littéraire ; histoire et élites intellectuelles ; histoire, pouvoir et culture lettrée ; littérature épique et histoire ; littérature et projets de construction de la nation ; identité nationale dans la littérature et moment historique ; nationalisme littéraire et histoire ; revues politiques.

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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - Urban studies

    Semiótica do espaço

    Colóquio Luso-Brasileiro

    É com grande prazer que vos convidamos a participar no Colóquio Luso-Brasileiro, subordinado ao tema: “Semiótica do Espaço”. O evento decorrerá entre os dias 5 e 7 de Setembro de 2013, nas instalações da Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa. É nossa expectativa que este evento proporcione um ambiente de encontro, de intercâmbio e de partilha entre investigadores e potencie novos horizontes de pesquisa nos diversos campos da Semiótica Espaço.

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  • Lisbon

    Seminar - Sociology

    Fado Seminar

    The Fado Seminar will be held in room 3 at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS-UL), on Friday, July 12, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

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  • Lille

    Call for papers - Urban studies

    Creativity and innovation as community processes: living the territory and making the city differently?

    Le principe des rencontres « Attilio » est, pour chaque proposition, d’associer tant que faire se peut au moins un intervenant brésilien et un intervenant français. Les communications doivent privilégier les approches franco-brésiliennes, comparatives ou permettant la mise en perspective de sujets qui seraient spécifiques à l’un des deux pays par rapport à des phénomènes comparables identifiés dans l’autre. Les rencontres doivent être l’occasion de valoriser la comparaison, l’échange d’expériences, de bonnes pratiques, de méthodes de travail, etc., grâce à un débat fécond entre les intervenants.

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