• Evora

    Appel à contribution - Moyen Âge

    II International Congress for Young Researchers in Middle Ages

    Theme: Space(s)

    On 13, 14 and 15 November 2019, the II International Congress of Young Researchers in Middle Ages (ICYRMA) will take place at the University of Évora, Portugal. ICYRMA is destinated to students at master, doctoral and postdoctoral level and/or to those who have obtained their academic degrees in the last five years. It aims to be an interdisciplinary space for dissemination, discussion and contact among young researchers who study the Middle Ages from various perspectives: history, archeology, art history, literature, philosophy, philology, anthropology, ethnology, sociology, geography, methodology, among other areas.

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  • Berlin Mitte

    Bourse, prix et emploi - Amériques

    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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  • Gand

    Appel à contribution - Géographie

    Qu'est-ce que les géographies carcérales apportent aux études sur les univers carcéraux ?

    19th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology : convergent roads, bridges and new pathways in criminology

    The term ‘carceral geography’ describes a vibrant field of geographical and space-centred research into practices and institutions of incarceration, ranging from prisons to migrant detention facilities and beyond. Although rapid, its development is far outpaced by the expansion, diversification and proliferation of those strategies of spatial control and coercion towards which it is attuned. The dictionary definition of carceral is ‘relating to, or of prison’, but as Routley notes ‘carceral geography is not just a fancier name for the geography of prisons’. Carceral geography is in close dialogue with longer-standing academic engagements with the carceral, most notably criminology and prison sociology. Dialogue initially comprised learning and borrowing from criminology, but within a more general criminological engagement with spaces and landscapes  recent years have seen criminologists increasingly considering and adopting perspectives from carceral geography.

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  • Prague

    Appel à contribution - Époque contemporaine

    Working all night

    Modernity, night shifts and the temporal organization of labour across political and economic regimes

    Issues we would like contributors to address in the workshop are: How did the temporal organization of labour and the night shift evolve in different places and different times? How has the night shift been perceived and ‘lived’ by workers who have engaged in this activity? Who are, and were, the workers involved in night work? To what extent has the ‘night shift’ been carried out by specific groups and/or categories (such as unskilled workers, women, migrants, etc). To what extent has the night shift been seen as compatible or clashing with with key social, human and labour rights?  How has night work been legitimized, contested, and negotiated by different stakeholders at all levels of the economic hierarchy?  And, what are the threats to well-being of night workers due to lack of regulations to night work (in global cities)?

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  • Delhi

    Appel à contribution - Asie

    Of mediation and power : Intermediaries in the South Asian societies

    XXIe ateliers de l'Association des jeunes études indiennes (AJEI)

    Les XXIe ateliers de l'Association des jeunes études indiennes (AJEI) se tiendront à Delhi du 22 eu 25 avril 2019, dans les locaux du Centre des sciences humaines sur le thème de l'intermédiation et du pouvoir. L'AJEI est une association de jeunes chercheur·e·s sur l'Inde, qui depuis plus de 20 ans organise des evènements scientifiques permettant de visibiliser sa recherche, d'en discuter, de la confronter à l'avis de chercheur·e·s seniors. L'appel à contributions ci-dessous donne les axes centraux mais nous restons ouverts à toute contribution recoupant la thèmatique et se basant sur des données empiriques solides. 

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  • Appel à contribution - Géographie

    Water Management in the Americas

    IdeAs – Ideas of the Americasjournal of the Institute of the Americas will publish its 15th issue on Water Management in the Americas. The environmental dimension will be the backbone of this issue, either in its physical dimension (how do we quantify the risks and resources?) or in the approach of water-related social or political issues, taking into account the complex relationships between stakeholders at different scales. We welcome contributions from all disciplines within the spectrum of social sciences, from history, political science, international relations, economy to geography, sociology and anthropology, particularly regarding North America.

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  • Varsovie

    Appel à contribution - Europe

    DARIAH Annual Event 2019: Humanities Data

    The DARIAH Annual Event 2019 thematizes a catalogue of research questions that arise when we speak of Humanities Data. At the very heart of this topic linger questions around the type and amount of data that humanists collect: what kind of data do we have; where is it; and who owns it? Is our data indeed complex, and if so, what makes it complex? How do definitions and conceptualisations of the term ‘data’ resonate with or, perhaps more accurately, alienate us from our conceptions of our source landscape as art and humanities scholars? And, of course, how will the major European policy initiative to build an Open Science Cloud for research data impact upon our practices and opportunities? The upcoming DARIAH Annual Event 2019 combines forms of encounter developed in prior meetings, such as Working Groups meetings, workshops organised by Working Groups and projects, and a Marketplace to exchange ideas around new research projects and infrastructural solutions with an open conference setting.

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  • Paris

    Appel à contribution - Géographie

    Land use changes: Trends and projections

    Land use changes: Trends and projections

    You are invited to submit a short abstract to the 3rd International Land Use Symposium on Land use changes: Trends and projections, to be held December 4-6 2019, in Paris Diderot University. It will be preceded by a pre-symposium  workshop on Urban Sprawl on December 3rd, 2019. The ILUS organizing committee welcomes the submission of original contributions with the goal of advancing our understanding of land use and land cover (LULC) changes. Submission may either fit focus themes or be on a white track.

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  • Leyde

    Bourse, prix et emploi - Ethnologie, anthropologie

    2 PhD candidates Migration and the Family in Morocco

    The Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society, Leiden University, the Netherlands, is looking for 2 PhD candidates (1.0 FTE) for the research project Living on the Other Side: A Multidisciplinary Analysis of Migration and Family Law in Morocco.

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  • Vérone

    Appel à contribution - Géographie

    Islands and remoteness in Geography, Law, and Fiction

    The conference seeks to explore how, in many ways, islands appear to be “geographical paradoxes”. Indeed, they are spatially remote places, which are, at the same time, bound to a continent by social conventions. The grounds of such puzzle are manifold. It is firstly a matter of spatial area. Secondly, the puzzle depends on how the political power projects authority over circumscribed spatial realms, including non-continental realms.

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  • Journée d'étude - Sociologie

    Crossing French Metropolises: Exiled Artists and Intellectuals during the 20th century

    Following “Arrival Cities: Migrating Artists and New Metropolitan Topographies”, the first conference of the ERC research project Relocating Modernism: Global Metropolises, Modern Art and Exile (METROMOD) held at the LMU Munich in November/December 2018, a workshop will be organized at the German Center for Art History (DFK Paris), on 4 July 2019. Building on common interests of the DFK Paris and METROMOD—such as movements of artists, ideas and productions—this workshop will focus on the temporary exile of artists and intellectuals in French cities throughout the twentieth century, which was marked by (e)migration waves. Located at the crossroads of disciplines such as Art History, Exile Studies, History of Sociology, Architecture and Urban Studies, this topic calls for a transdisciplinary approach.

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  • Louvain-la-Neuve

    Journée d'étude - Géographie

    Spatial Big Data in urban environments. What do they unveil (and hide) in the case of Brussels?

    Bru-Net workshop

    The seminar will discuss the contribution of spatial big data and their relevance to urban studies. The day will be an opportunity to highlight the conclusions of the four-year interdisciplinary Bru-Net research project, which focused in particular on the case of Brussels (Bru-) through the prism of different types of interaction networks (-Net). What are the challenges about spatial big data today in urban studies? What are the advantages and the limits of these new data, in terms of thematic results and methodological aspects? Do these new spatialized data make it possible to better understand the structures and dynamics of cities with regard to mobility and transportation, infrastructure, and built-up features?


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  • Louvain

    Appel à contribution - Histoire

    Heritage, Legacy and Memory

    Mission and Modernity Research Academy #2

    Over the past years, the history of missionary movements has become of interest to diverse dis­ciplines within the humanities. The ‘Mission and Modernity Research Academy’ aims to bring together current research projects and expertise on missionaries and steer them towards new the­matic frontiers, by providing a forum for academic debate and by creating new networks for young scholars across the globe.

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  • Berne

    Appel à contribution - Histoire

    Rock-cut architecture: communities, landscapes and economy

    Rock-cut architecture are known since prehistoric times. These kinds of buildings, carved out from solid rock, is widespread throughout of ancient communities. On their walls, this particular architecture preserves stratified layers that relate of their carving process and/or of their use. They are like vertical test-pits that archaeologists can study.

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  • Cergy-Pontoise

    Colloque - Géographie

    European Conference on Risk Perception

    Behaviour, Management and Response

    The actual behaviour of individuals and government entities before, during, and immediately after a disaster can dramatically affect the impact, vulnerability, recovery time and resilience. Despite decades of research on disaster risk and perception, studies on actual damages and responses after disasters, decision-making tools, and actionable knowledge of the actual behaviour of the populations are still a challenge. Uncertainty derives from lack of information, lack of trust, alternatives, previous experience, but also segregation, oppression, etc. This conference is addressing the knowledge gap between risk perception, evacuation, response, and adaptation behaviour. It aims to build a multidisciplinary panoramic European view.

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  • Zurich

    Colloque - Études du politique

    The Pillars of Rule

    The Writ of Dynasties and Nation-States in the Middle East and South Asia

    Max Weber famously argued that states lay claim to the monopoly of the legitimate use of violence over certain circumscribed territories. However, historical and anthropological research has challenged his ideal-typical vision by showing how the idea of the unitary state is a fiction that can only be produced through the action of interrelated but partly autonomous agents. States, and the various institutions that constitute them, face the strategic task of identifying and domesticating the social networks that are necessary for them to secure control over particular territories and their populations. Local strongmen and notables can in turn use their own local influence in order to gain recognition from higher-level, more powerful, state institutions. In this international conference, scholars from a variety of disciplines will explore the ways in which dynastic power and/or the rule of the state is asserted, negotiated and contested across both the Middle East and South Asia.

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  • Strasbourg

    Colloque - Sociologie

    Biographies, mobilités et politiques migratoires

    Midterm conference of the Research Network “Sociology of Migration” of the European Sociological Association

    Les discours politiques et médiatiques actuels sur les questions d’« intégration », d’« appartenance » et de « frontières » sont dominés par les points de vue des États-nations occidentaux. L'objectif de cette conférence mi-parcours du réseau de recherche 35 « Sociologie des migrations » de l’Association européenne de sociologie (ESA) est de recentrer le débat sur le point de vue des personnes qui sont désignées et abordées dans ces discussions, et qui deviennent la cible de politiques frontalières et de mobilité de plus en plus complexes et différenciées. En d’autres termes, cette conférence réinterrogera la manière dont les appartenances et les frontières sont actuellement remises en cause et transformées à divers niveaux (local, national, international), et dont l’approche biographique dans l’étude des migrations peut apporter un nouvel éclairage sur ces processus.

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  • Galway

    Appel à contribution - Géographie

    Handicap et espace rural : entre exclusion géographique et insertion sociale

    Dans le cadre du VIIe congrès des Sociétés de géographie européennes, EUGEO 2019, qui aura lieu à Galway (Irlande) du 15 au 18 mai 2019 nous vous invitons à proposer une communication pour la session « Disability in rural areas: between geographic exclusion and social insertion » qui s'intéressera aux interactions entre le handicap et les processus d'exclusion ainsi qu'aux expériences favorisant l'inclusion dans les espaces ruraux, sur la base d'études de cas pouvant s'appliquer à tous les domaines de la vie quotidienne. (insertion professionnelle, accès à l'éducation, à la santé, aux services, aux loisirs, à la culture, etc.). Les propositions sont acceptées en anglais, français, espagnol et italien. 

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  • Appel à contribution - Afrique

    Innovation, Invention and Memory in Africa

    IV Cham international conference, Lisbon, July 2019

    The Portuguese Centre for Humanities (CHAM) is an inter-University research unit of the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and of the Universidade dos Açores, funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. CHAM’s team includes researchers from different disciplinary fields (Archaeology, Art History, Heritage, Literature, Philosophy and History of ideas), different domains of History (Economic, Cultural, Political, Social, Religious, History of Science and History of books and reading practices) and specialists from various geographic spaces. From 2015 to 2020, CHAM’s strategic project will focus on “frontiers”. This multi-disciplinary project considers frontiers as limits that distinguished, throughout history, a plurality of societies and cultures, but also as social and cultural constructs that promoted communication and interaction.

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  • Appel à contribution - Ethnologie, anthropologie

    The Orient at Home: The Racialized Other and the Transformation of the Urban Space

    This panel, organized in the framework of the 7th APA Congress (Portuguese Anthropology Association), aims to explore interactions between different social and ethnic groups in historically marginalized and currently gentrified neighborhoods and the changing policies and discourses regarding these spaces.

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