CFP: British Crime Historians Symposium 2018

  • Event date: 31/08/2018 – 01/09/2018
  • Venue: Edge Hill University
  • CFP Deadline: 30/03/2018

Keynote speakers: Professor Ian Burney (University of Manchester) Spatters and Lies: Forensic Cultures in the Sheppard Murder Trials, 1954-1966 Professor Eamonn Carrabine (University of Essex) ‘Reading Pictures: Art History and the Sociology of Punishment’   In 2018 it will be a decade since the first British Crime Historians Symposium was held. This biennial conference meets … Continued

CFP: North American Conference on British Studies

  • Event date: 26/10/2018 – 28/10/2018
  • Venue: Providence, Rhode Island
  • CFP Deadline: 30/03/2018

The NACBS and its affiliate, the Northeast Conference on British Studies, seek participation by scholars in all areas of British Studies for the 2018 meeting. We will meet in Providence, Rhode Island, from October 26-28, 2018. We solicit proposals for presentations on Britain, the British Empire, and the British world, including topics relating to component … Continued

CFP: Christian Democrats in Exile 1925–1989

  • Event date: 21/11/2018 – 23/11/2018
  • Venue: Bonn, Germany (Konrad Adenauer Foundation)
  • CFP Deadline: 31/03/2018

Conveners (and subsequent book editors): Wolfram Kaiser (Portsmouth) & Piotr H. Kosicki (Maryland)   Theme The political family of Christian Democracy has drawn increasing scholarly attention from historians, political scientists, and sociologists alike in an era of European crisis marked by “Brexit” and the ascendancy of populist politics across Europe. And yet, the study of … Continued

CFP: Urban History Beyond the Academy

  • Event date: 25/05/2018
  • Venue: Leeds Beckett University
  • CFP Deadline: 08/04/2018

During the roundtable discussion at the Urban History Group Annual Conference in 2017, the issue of the influence of urban history in shaping the world beyond the academy was raised. In particular, speakers highlighted the potential for taking urban history beyond the university in utilising local communities and professional groups in researching the contemporary city … Continued

Reproductive and Sexual Health Activism: 1960s to Present

  • Event date: 17/07/2018 – 18/07/2018
  • Venue: University of Strathclyde
  • CFP Deadline: 13/04/2018

Over the last decades, there has been significant scholarly research into the history of reproductive and sexual health activism globally. Scholars have explored the impact of activist and grassroots groups in contexts where governments have failed to address reproductive and sexual health. In particular, the field has developed considerably in the US, where a number … Continued

CFP: Beyond Truth: Fiction and (Dis)information in the Early Modern World

  • Event date: 17/09/2018 – 18/09/2018
  • Venue: New College, Oxford
  • CFP Deadline: 20/04/2018

Organisers: Emma Claussen, Thomas Goodwin, Luca Zenobi Keynote speakers: Emily Butterworth (King’s College, London) & Alejandra Dubcovsky (University of California, Riverside)   ‘Fake news’ is nothing new. Early modern scholarship has long since done away with the idea that the invention of print led to an unambiguously positive revolution in the circulation of information. Attention … Continued

CFP: First Women Lawyer Symposium: “The Road to 1919”

  • Event date: 29/06/2018
  • Venue: Jubilee Room, Palace of Westminster
  • CFP Deadline: 23/04/2018

The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 heralded women’s long-awaited entry to the legal profession.  What do we actually know about that journey?  How much of that struggle has been recorded?  Where is it recorded?  The ‘First Women Lawyers in Great Britain and the Empire’ Symposia seek to unite academics and researchers in this area and … Continued

CFP: Ancient and Modern Knowledges

  • Event date: 22/06/2018 – 23/06/2018
  • Venue: University of Sheffield
  • CFP Deadline: 01/05/2018

Categories which seek to draw distinctions between different areas of scholarly inquiry in the history of knowledge, most obviously, perhaps, the distinction between ‘humanities’ and ‘sciences’ have, in many cases, spawned their own extensive sub-histories – the history of science and, more recently, the history of the humanities. Yet categories which instead seek to draw … Continued