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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Paris

    Lecture series - Europe

    The Fear of Shrinking Numbers

    Democracy, Demography and the East-West Divide in Europe

    Electing a government is what people do in a democracy, but governments also tend to choose the people who will elect them. They do it by designing citizenship laws and electoral laws, by crafting immigration regimes and by employing practices like gerrymandering and voters’ suppression. This four lectures series discusses the ways in which the shrinking ethnocultural majorities in the European Union (EU) member states try to preserve their power and identity in the face of population decline and increasing migration.

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  • Seminar - Middle Ages

    Euro-Mediterranean Entanglements in Medieval History

    The German Historical Institutes of Paris and Rome are launching a new online seminar series on “Euro-Mediterranean Entanglements in Medieval History” in the academic year 2021/2022. The events take place every two months. They are aimed at both young and established scholars from all medieval disciplines. The intention is to create an international and interdisciplinary forum where diverse topics and methodological approaches can be presented and discussed.

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  • Call for papers - History

    The Great(er) War of Military Occupations in Europe

    Antecedents, experiences and legacies

    This international conference is dedicated to the occupations of the First World War. Its aim is to understand the different forms taken by the occupations during the First World War and to develop better categories of analysis by looking beyond the traditional geographical and chronological limits towards the Greater War. 

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  • Call for papers - America

    Local and global tension in the 21st century: Latin America redefined by its writers

    Revue CECIL

    Depuis l’émergence des républiques, les autrices et auteurs latino-américains ont réfléchi au caractère intrinsèque des littératures nationales. Que signifie être un écrivain latino-américain au XXIe siècle ?

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Representation

    New Worlds, Old Worlds, Lost Worlds

    Picturing Prehistory in American Art and Visual Culture

    Atlantis, pre-Columbian “Mound Builders,” cave men locked in combat with T. Rex — visions of ancient, ruined, or “lost” worlds on a spectrum between fact and fantasy have long fascinated American artists and producers of visual culture. How have U.S. artists and image makers depicted prehistory, and to what ends? How have visualizations of prehistory from the eighteenth century to 1980 contributed to new conceptualizations of culture, time, and space? For this two-day conference, we invite papers examining images of prehistory, in different media and in both artistic and nonartistic contexts. 

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  • Montpellier

    Call for papers - Modern

    Ièr, deman : diga-m'o dins la lenga

    Oralities and transmissions of Occitan and minority romance languages between the Alps and the Pyrenees in the 21st century

    Dédiées aux langues romanes traditionnellement parlées entre les Alpes et les Pyrénées, ces journées d’étude se proposent d’interroger les variations linguistiques contemporaines à travers leurs réalités, leurs emplois et leurs descriptions et de penser les apports et possibilités des technologies numériques dans l’édition, la diffusion et la valorisation des corpus oraux collectés dans divers contextes.

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  • Temuco

    Conference, symposium - America

    Thinking the production of racism in contemporary migrations

    Perspectives from Chile and Latin America

    Organisée par l’université de Temuco, les membres du projet Anillo de la chaire « Racisme et migrations » de la Universidad de Chile, le pôle cône sud de l’Institut des Amériques et l’Institut français du Chili, en lien avec les postes de la coopération scientifique et universitaire française dans le cône sud, la troisième édition de la journée doctorale France-Amérique latine (JDFA) s’intéressera, les 8 et 9 juillet 2021, à la thématique des migrations. L’analyse des politiques restrictives en matière migratoire montre de quelle façon se produit et se manifeste le racisme. Ces politiques ont une influence sur la trajectoire des personnes migrantes, depuis le départ du pays d’origine jusqu’à l’arrivée dans le pays récepteur. La journée destinée à des étudiants de posgrado, créera un espace pour penser tant la diversité des discriminations (institutionnelles, administratives, quotidiennes, …) que leurs causes, expérimentées par les migrants dans le monde et en particulier en Amérique latine.

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  • Pau

    Call for papers - Modern

    History, heritage and identities in 21st century theatre

    4th International Congress of the Asociación Internacional de Teatro Siglo 21 (AITS21)

    Ce quatrième congrès international de l’Asociación Internacional de Teatro Siglo 21 (AITS21) réunira des chercheurs spécialistes du théâtre du XXIe siècle, des professionnels des arts scéniques, des dramaturges, des metteurs en scène, des comédiens, des directeurs de théâtre. Il s’inscrit dans une continuité scientifique, dans un travail de recherche sur les arts scéniques et visuels au XXIe siècle mené depuis la création de l’AITS21 et privilégiant l’axe hispanique et ibéro-américain.

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  • Buenos Aires

    Conference, symposium - America

    Specialist Spanish in Hispanic America: linguistic variations and the elaboration of didactic materials

    GERES 13th international conference

    À la lumière des réflexions menées lors des rencontres précédentes et dans l’esprit de continuer à promouvoir les études sur l’espagnol comme langue de communication de spécialité, ses particularités et son enseignement, le GERES organise, avec l’appui de la Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, la XVIIIe rencontre internationale dans la ville de Buenos Aires. Nous réfléchirons sur les aspects de la variation linguistique dans l’Amérique hispanique en espagnol de spécialité (ESP) et sur l’élaboration de matériels didactiques.

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  • Call for papers - History

    Jurists and the Medieval State: Varieties and Development of a Symbiotic Relationship, 1000-1500

    4th Workshop on Legal Culture

    This workshop proposes to look at the evolution of the roles that jurists played in government, as the latter developed and became more complex in the period between ca. 1000 and 1500. Historians have long accepted that university trained jurists, both clerical and lay, were instrumental to the development of medieval government. The growth of the administrative apparatus of government and the expansion of its claims of authority and control on society combined with the thickening numbers of law graduates to broaden the scope of the service that jurists provided to rulers. By inviting participants to focus their analysis on a common set of questions (specified below), this workshop will attempt to bring out the stable as well as the dynamic aspects of that service.

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  • Dakar

    Call for papers - Africa

    Perspectives on Women’s Autobiographies from Africa and the Diaspora

    This international conference aims to examine the autobiographies of women from Africa (during colonial and post-colonial periods) and the Diaspora to shed light on the meaning and significance of the various messages conveyed through those texts. Although there is an abundance of autobiographical texts by these women, many remain unknown to the general public. From that angle, the conference is positioned as a real prospect to further bring those half- veiled writings to public's attention. As such, the conference intends to bring together scholars, researchers, experts and doctoral students, in human and social sciences, as well as in languages ​​and arts, affiliated to universities, research centers, NGOs and civil societies in Africa and around the world. Their objective is to present and discuss women's autobiographical writings from Africa and the Diaspora from a multidisciplinary perpective.

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  • Angers | Tours

    Study days - America

    Freedom of expression and freedom of creation in the Central American isthmus

    L’objectif de ce cycle de conférences sera donc d’interroger les notions de liberté de création et de liberté d’expression dans cet espace périphérique qu’est l’Amérique centrale, à partir d’une multitude d’objets d’étude, qu’ils soient littéraires, iconiques, filmiques, historiques, sociaux ou politiques. Il s’agira notamment d’évaluer les éventuelles spécificités de ces notions dans le contexte centraméricain, ainsi que l’impact de la situation géopolitique et culturelle de l’isthme sur les libertés d’expression et de création.

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  • Call for papers - Language

    The analysis of comparative discourse and other comparative approaches

    Linha D’Água journal, no. 35/1

    Pour ce numéro de la revue Linha D’Água, nous recevrons des travaux qui présentent des parcours universitaires tournés vers le langage selon une approche comparatiste. Ainsi, notre objectif est de stimuler des réflexions critiques basées sur l'approximation de différentes tendances dans les études du langage.

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  • Warsaw

    Call for papers - History

    Artistic Neighbourhoods between Tension and Cooperation

    The Artistic Space of Central and Eastern Europe in its Interactions with the USSR in the Interwar Period

    In the Interwar period the Soviet administration conceived a new type of cultural diplomacy with the aim of attaining political, diplomatic and propagandist ends. Historians have been mainly interested in cultural experiences and exchanges with Western Europe or/and with the United States, while neighbouring countries are often excluded from studies of these circulations. The workshop, which will take place on June 1, 2021 aims to revisit the artistic and cultural history of the interwar period from the perspective of relations between the USSR and Central and Eastern Europe, through the study of the international career of artists and works of art in the broad sense of the term (painting, sculpture and specifically graphic art productions). The goal of this workshop is to bring together young specialists (doctoral students and early-career researchers) in history of art, cultural and political history and visual studies around this complex, rich and little-studied topic.

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  • Montpellier

    Call for papers - Asia

    Fleeing the Nazis: the blessed exiles of Asia?

    This meeting is a continuation of the franco-german conference held in Berlin in 2014 about "Heroes and heroic myths : a social and cultural construction : Germany, France, Japan" (published in 2017 at Leipziger Universitätsverlag). After having studied those ambivalent constructions of warrior 'heroes', this new conference focuses on two other ambivalences associated with WWII : the position of host states towards exiles fleeing from nazism and the "survival ethic" of the exiles themselves.

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  • Paris

    Conference, symposium - Early modern

    Picturing the Margings

    Peripheries, Minorities and Taboos in the Films by Marcel Łoziński, Pál Schiffer and Želimir Žilnik

    The conference aims to study films directed by three acclaimed Central European and Balkanic documentary filmmakers who showed, through their filmic poetics, a special interest towards disqualified social groups. In parallel to the conference, multiple events will be held online: screenings, debates, masterclasses with Marcel Łoziński and Želimir Žilnik, tribute to Pál Schiffer, etc.

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  • Athens

    Scholarship, prize and job offer - Europe

    French School in Athens - doctoral contracts (2021-2024)

    Conformément à ses statuts, l'École française d'Athènes développe en Grèce et à Chypre, où elle dispose de missions permanentes, ainsi que dans les Balkans, des recherches dans toutes les disciplines des sciences humaines et sociales, depuis la Préhistoire jusqu'à nos jours. Elle peut donc accueillir en septembre 2021 et pour une durée de trois ans un·e doctorant·e travaillant dans ces champs géographiques et chronologiques.

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