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  • Montreal

    Call for papers - America

    Open Knowledge and Wikimedia Projects in Canada

    The year 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Wikipedia and the 10th anniversary of Wikimedia Canada, the non-profit, educational association that aims to stimulate contributions to Wikimedia projects in Canada. This double anniversary testifies to the long-term nature of Wikimedia projects and invites us to reflect on the vitality and specificity of the free knowledge movement in Canada.

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  • Call for papers - History

    Global Labor Histories in the Francophone World

    Since the turn of new millennium, a new global history of labor has emerged that focuses on the relationship between structures and practices of labor from at least medieval times to the present day. However, most French historians of labor continue to focus on the Hexagon and to underestimate wider European and global connections and comparisons. Similarly, specialists of slavery and post-slavery in the French colonies rarely extend their analyses to other empires or to labor history in France. This special issue seeks to bridge these gaps by inviting submissions relating labor in mainland France to labor in its colonies and/or other areas, from the early modern to the present day.

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  • Call for papers - Geography

    Production et appropriations locales de l’urbanisme globalisé

    The acceleration of globalisation and the massive urbanisation of the planet over the past forty years have played a powerful role in the transformation of cities. These worldwide dynamics are often presented as sources of a homogenisation of the cities’ organisational principles and the policies guiding their development, as well as urban forms and architectural styles. The result would thus be a ‘globalised urban planning’, in the sense of a uniform vision of the ways of creating the city promoted by the intensified circulation of ideas and models, the mobility of urban planning actors and the concentration of capital on a global scale. ‘Globalised fragments’ (Verdeil, 2006, p. 160) would be the symbol of this process, characterised by an influx of private stakeholders and specific planning schemes where the production of urban images play a key role.

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  • Aubervilliers

    Call for papers - History

    Black Lives Matter: a transnational movement

    Revue « Esclavages et post-esclavages / Slaveries and post-slaveries »

    The aim of this special number is therefore to bring together articles analysing the growth of Black Lives Matter (BLM) to a transnational movement. Contributions should show awareness of the concrete modes of circulation and appropriation, and to the repercussions of campaigns linked to BLM, but also of the historical and political ruptures and continuities implied and explained by them. Contributions bearing on the role of new information and communications technologies (NITC) and social networks, especially in the spreading of images (videos of police violence, artworks etc), and their role in the transnational development of the movement will be given close attention. 

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  • Le Mans

    Call for papers - Thought

    Risks and Uncertainty

    30th anniversary of Institut Universitaire de France

    The pluri as well as interdisciplinary conference allows for a retrospective assessment, as well as a focus on potential new knowledge about “ Risks and uncertainty”. It opens up – from the perspective of each and every scientific field – to the broad spectrum of its heuristic values as well as representations within the analysis of social, economic, physical, biological and environmental interactions.

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  • Pessac

    Call for papers - Representation

    Recherche et création en illustration

    Le colloque Recherche et création en illustration propose de penser l’illustration à partir de l’expérience pratique, d’en définir les enjeux, d’en observer les conditions de production, les dynamiques de création et les protocoles de recherche.

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  • Rennes

    Call for papers - Urban studies

    Trangression – a new paradigm?

    The conference aims to look at transgression in its manifold forms and stances – not only as a reaction against norms and rules, but in particular as an answer to our agitated times of  radical (and highly anxiogenic) mutations. By doing so, we propose to analyze transgression both as tactics of survival and as strategy against the operating system(s). If our inquiry seems to address the immediate present, we definitely pose modernity with its dense net of normativity as the fundament that generated the recent wave of transgressiveness. Hence we believe that only by analyzing this historic causality and by going beyond the contingent alternative nature of transgression can we understand the deep causes, dynamics and mechanisms of its eruption.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Ethnology, anthropology

    Journées bois

    Interdisciplinary meeting on wood and societies

    The Journées Bois will take place at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA) in Paris on October 18 and 19, 2021. This meeting will provide an opportunity to open a discussion among the various specialists and crafts people working with wood. This meeting is organized around four main sessions. These Journées Bois seek to bring together researchers and students in natural sciences and humanities, but also architects and craftsmen specialized in woodworking. They welcome specialists of all time periods, as early as ancient prehistory, as well as all geographical areas.

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  • Toulouse

    Call for papers - Modern

    Concrete Jungle

    Esthétique du vivant en milieu urbain - arts visuels

    Le colloque, organisé par l'université Toulouse - Jean jaurès et l'université Paris 1 - Panthéon-Sorbonne, se propose d'envisager des démarches artistiques qui pensent ou activent la ville comme espace vivant partagé. Ouvert à à une approche interdisciplinaire, le colloque souhaite plus largement interroger la façon dont la prise en compte des interactions entre vivants dans l'espace urbain en renouvelle la perception et l'imaginaire.

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  • Montpellier

    Call for papers - Sociology

    Collaboration between families and external stakeholders in Early Childhood Education

    European fields and methods

    Cette conférence a un triple objectif scientifique : d’une part, témoigner des enjeux sociétaux et politiques qu’induisent la protection et le soin de la petite enfance en Europe ; d’autre part, échanger sur les pratiques et les savoirs mobilisés en matière d’acquisition du langage, de suivi des apprentissages et d’ouverture aux littéracies familiales, notamment chez les enseignant∙e∙s et les éducateurs/trices, avec les freins et les leviers liés à la mise en place de démarches inclusives ; enfin, montrer en quoi, et dans quelle mesure, s’opèrent les mutations des métiers de l’éducation, du travail social, du caregiving et de l’animation auprès de la petite enfance dans le monde contemporain.

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  • Brest

    Call for papers - America

    Equal rights, de facto inequalities in the Americas, multidisciplinary approaches

    Le colloque Égalité de droit, inégalités de fait dans les Amériques s’intéressera tant aux problématiques des inégalités qu’aux formes de résistance ou de mobilisation pour l’égalité. L’approche proposée par le colloque sera avant tout pluri et interdisciplinaire ; toutes les approches seront les bienvenues, qu’elles aient trait à l’histoire, la sociologie, l’anthropologie, la géographie, l’urbanisme, l’architecture, l’histoire de l’art, les sciences de la nature et de l’environnement, le droit, la narratologie, etc. Les analyses pourront adopter une perspective diachronique aussi bien que synchronique et également miser sur la comparaison entre plusieurs situations d’inégalités/égalités. L’analyse des « inégalités » pourra se faire selon une approche intersectionnelle, croisant le genre, la classe sociale, la racisation ou encore, l’âge, l’orientation sexuelle, la religion...

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  • Call for papers - Education

    Adolescence in the context of developing countries

    Revue « SpécifiCITéS »

    La revue Spécificités lance un appel à contribution sur la construction et la réalité de l’adolescence dans les contextes du Sud. Les propositions d’articles pourront s’appuyer sur des approches contextualisées permettant d’aborder le concept d’adolescence au regard des spécificités locales, mais également sur des approches comparatistes mettant en exergue le sens des variabilités observables.

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  • Call for papers - Ethnology, anthropology

    « Condition humaine / Conditions politiques », revue internationale d’anthropologie du politique

    Condition Humaine / Conditions Politiques was launched in December 2020 by a group of researchers based in France. This new journal proposes to develop and disseminate French and international research devoted to anthropological readings of politics in the contemporary world. Large-scale planetary transformations (ecological, social, digital, economic, etc.) are reconfiguring our presence in the world and consequently, the very concept of human being as an individual and collective political subject. In today’s world new forms of politics are emerging that go hand in hand with these transformations and invites to rethink the “political” object beyond its conventional boundaries.

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  • Geneva

    Call for papers - Political studies

    The Lives and Afterlives of Extraction

    Resistance, Resilience, and Sustainability

    This special issue takes stock of these transformations by opening a discussion that goes beyond optimistic and pessimistic visions for the future of mining, or the divide between the palliative risk reduction and the potentially oxymoronic solution of sustainable extraction. Reflecting on these debates, and the growing public scrutiny and policy intervention that energy and extractive industries have been subject to, this special issue of International Development Policy mobilizes and brings attention to innovative solutions and creative alternatives to longstanding problems in the extractive sector, from formalization, local community participation, gender inequality, resource management, value transfers and North-South natural wealth distribution. At the same time, the special issue responds to ongoing calls to re-think the notion of “extractivism” (Szeman and Wenzel 2021) by studying the nature of extraction in multiple contexts and through multiple disciplinary lenses, taking heed of the gendered and lived experience of local communities, indigenous peoples, and workers.

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  • Strasbourg

    Call for papers - Representation

    Notebooks, Reference Books, Paper Museums

    Sharing Viewpoints on Artists' Visual Culture and the Creative Process from the Middle Ages to the Present Day

    Différents des carnets de voyages, les carnets de notes, portfolio ou cahiers de références, dans lesquels sont dessinés toutes sortes d’ « objets » ou collés des documents de natures variées (dessins, gravures, coupures issues de diverses publications, photographies…), sont, à l’évidence, révélateurs de la démarche des artistes qui ont rassemblé là des images qui les ont séduits et dont ils souhaitent conserver la trace à des fins documentaires. L’objectif du colloque n’est pas de dresser un simple inventaire des carnets de références qui existent, mais bien plutôt d’analyser leur mode de conception ainsi que l’usage qui a pu en être fait par les artistes eux-mêmes. Pour les époques les plus anciennes, pour lesquelles les archives manquent, peut-être sera-t-il possible d’envisager la reconstitution virtuelle de probables tels carnets – ou corpus de références – au regard de la production personnelle d’un artiste.

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  • Ixelles-Elsene

    Call for papers - Political studies

    Administrative reforms and public policies: presenting comparative and complementary views

    Comment les réformes rattachées à l'ex-nouvelle gestion publique, puis les les nouvelles modalités administratives qui émergent, affectent-elles la mise en oeuvre des politiques ? Réciproquement, quels effets les nouvelles orientations poltiques, parfois polarisées ou en rupture, ont-elles sur l'organisation et la mise en œuvre ? L’édition 2021 du séminaire francophone du GEAP/EGPA propose un espace de discussion commun entre chercheur-e-s en management public et en analyse et évaluation des politiques publique.

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  • Call for papers - Ethnology, anthropology

    Childhood(s) in Latin America: diversities in tension

    Thematic Dossier vol. XIII, n. 2, 2021

    The focus of the dossier is on the processes and social spaces for the construction and implementation of ideas about childhood, as well as the debates and tensions around them: education (formal, non-formal or informal) the family and parenting networks (nurture and care), the dynamics of gender construction and the collective sense of belonging (ethnicities and intercultural relations), labour aspects (rural and urban marginality and the issue of child labour) and areas of cultural production of each social group (the imaginaries, games, literature, sports and children entertainment).

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  • Call for papers - Law

    « Droit de la consommation » : fonctions et tensions

    Les Cahiers de droit

    L’image du consommateur que fabriquent et diffusent différents discours des sciences humaines, du marketing et des politiques publiques, et ce, depuis déjà plusieurs années, convoque les traits d’une personne raisonnable et « responsable », dont les aspirations dépassent souvent la satisfaction de ses intérêts matériels. Épousant de plus en plus les formes d’une figure renouvelée du citoyen, cette image du consommateur met surtout en avant le pouvoir d’infléchissement du processus de production des biens que lui donnerait son choix. Au même moment, par contre, un nombre croissant de consommateurs et d’associations, que semble réunir une conscience de groupe dépoussiérée, revendiquent toujours plus de droits d’accès au marché et à ses biens, dans l’objectif de satisfaire leurs « besoins essentiels ».

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  • Paris | Nogent-sur-Marne

    Call for papers - Science studies

    COP 21 : five years later

    The conference is welcoming each branch of the research on sustainable development from any angle. The primary objective is to bring bright minds together to debate and detailed researches, tools, and policy advice in favor of the sustainable development goals (SDG). The conference program will focus on sustainable development issues, Paris Agreement's goals and the 17 sustainable development goals. This two-day conference is meant to discuss the early proposed solutions and their implementation by all the 195 representative states since 2016. Research will be conducted independently and freely and fuelled by collaboration between researchers from various departments.

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  • Florence

    Call for papers - Modern

    1981-2021, Historical Gardens

    Experiences, research, prospects, 40 years after the Florence Charters

    Cette manifestation a pour objectif de réunir des spécialistes issus de différents horizons disciplinaires et professionnels autour des enjeux contemporains de la restauration et de la gestion des jardins historiques. Elle abordera également les questions de la formation, de la recherche et de la valorisation.

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