Socially-Engaged Public History: Practice, Ethics and Politics

  • Event date: 26/01/2019
  • Venue: University of Bristol
  • CFP Deadline: 30/09/2018

This conference will explore the practice, ethics and politics of collaborations between academic historians and groups outside the university in socially-engaged ways. It focuses in particular on projects involving groups who have not historically been well represented at universities. Such ‘co-production’ of historical research seeks not simply to engage with marginalised publics or to communicate … Continued

European Song and Political Protest

  • Event date: 24/11/2018
  • Venue: University of Wawick, Friends Meeting House, Warwick
  • CFP Deadline: 30/09/2018

The 24th November 2018 European Song and Political Protest event is an opportunity to discuss the place of music and song in the emergence of popular forms of protest – both radical and reactive in the thirty five years after Napoleon’s final defeat at Waterloo. The workshop will combine a series of short papers illustrating … Continued

Movable Goods and Immovable Property: Gender, Law and Material Culture in Early Modern Europe (1450-1850)

  • Event date: 19/07/2018 – 21/07/2018
  • Venue: German Historical Institute, London
  • CFP Deadline: 15/10/2018

9th Conference of the European network “Gender Differences in the History of European Legal Cultures” Conveners: Annette Cremer (Gießen), Hannes Ziegler (London) Keynotes will be presented by: Amy Erickson (Cambridge) and Margareth Lanzinger (Wien)   The history of material cultures offers important new ways of studying the significance of gender differences in the history of … Continued

Exploring Identity Building: Marketing History as an Instrument of Transformation

  • Event date: 16/05/2019 – 19/05/2019
  • Venue: Westin Hotel, Ottawa, Canada
  • CFP Deadline: 28/10/2018

19th Biennial Conference on Historical Analysis and Research in Marketing (CHARM) and 4th Doctoral Workshop on Historical Methods in Marketing Scholarship We invite marketing, advertising, business, social science, and humanities scholars from all backgrounds to join with our hosts from Carleton University at the Westin Hotel, Ottawa for a friendly, collegial, and interdisciplinary research conference. We call on scholars from … Continued

‘Keep Smiling Through’: British Humour and the Second World War

  • Event date: 12/09/2019 – 13/08/2019
  • Venue: University of Kent
  • CFP Deadline: 31/10/2018

In wartime, as circumstances become increasingly bleak with military losses and civilian deaths mounting, something very distinctive happens to humour. There is an evident demand for an opportunity to laugh: a release from the increased working hours, the separation from loved ones, the dual burdens of work and maintaining a household, the fear of sustaining … Continued

Migration to the margin: a four-nation approach to race, immigration, and diversity in the UK

  • Event date: 25/04/2019 – 26/04/2019
  • Venue: Queen's University Belfast
  • CFP Deadline: 30/11/2018

Keynote speaker Professor Anoop Nayak, School of Geography, Politics & Sociology, Newcastle University   Debates about immigration and racial diversity are highly salient in the UK today. In an increasingly globalised world, and with the foreign-born population higher than ever before, it is vital that we research the experiences, contributions, and identities of immigrants and … Continued

Disease & Ease, 1500-1800

  • Event date: 03/07/2019 – 04/07/2019
  • Venue: University of Reading
  • CFP Deadline: 01/02/2019

‘O how sweet is rest and ease after Sickness and pain!’, exclaimed the Lancashire minister and medical practitioner James Clegg (1679–1755) when he found himself ‘much better’ from a month-long ague. This 2-day conference asks what exactly illness and health felt like for early modern patients such as Clegg. We invite 20-minute papers on the … Continued

Urban History Group Conference 2019 – Voices of the City: People, Identity and Place 1600 to the present

  • Event date: 04/04/2019 – 05/04/2019
  • Venue: Queens University, Belfast
  • CFP Deadline: 19/10/2019

The 2019 conference explores who can ‘speak’ and who has ‘spoken’ in, about or on behalf of the city from 1600 until the present. Planners, governors, powerful interest groups and a host of established elites have often loudly declaimed their right to shape both the form and the experience of the city. However, other groups … Continued