CFP: Multi-ethnic Cities in the Mediterranean World: History, Culture, Heritage

AISU CONFERENCE Genoa, 4-5 June 2018 deadline: February 11, 2018 In the Mediterranean world the encounter/clash of people and civilizations has always been particularly rich, varied, intense, going often so far as to deeply mould the shape of cities, both along the coasts of the Mediterranean and in the hinterland of countries overlooking it, for … More CFP: Multi-ethnic Cities in the Mediterranean World: History, Culture, Heritage

CFP: Metropolis 2017, London (16.01.2017)

Reminder – Closing date for submission of abstracts: 16 January 2017 Metropolis 2017 Monday, 26 – Thursday, 29 June 2017 Venue: IMLR, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU The DAAD Postgraduate Summer School is an opportunity for postgraduate students of German, both from the UK and abroad, to gather together for several … More CFP: Metropolis 2017, London (16.01.2017)

CFP: Cities and disasters: urban adaptability and resilience in history

The Centre for Metropolitan History, in association with the National Institutes for the Humanities in Japan (NIHU) will be holding a major conference on 3-4 November 2016 which seeks to explore the ways in which cities across time and geographical regions have experienced, and been shaped by, natural disasters and other ‘shocks’. … More CFP: Cities and disasters: urban adaptability and resilience in history

CFP: New Pressures on Cities and Regions, 24th-25th November 2016, London, UK

This conference provides an intellectual and policy-relevant platform for scholars around the world to address the new and emerging challenges facing cities and regions. The global economic slowdown poses major concerns to many territories – through shortfalls in employment, household incomes, corporate profitability and tax revenues. … More CFP: New Pressures on Cities and Regions, 24th-25th November 2016, London, UK

Call for Essays: Journal of European Studies: Europe in Photography Today

Over the past fifteen years, there has been an explosion of writing on photography that has left behind the long tradition and influence of the work of Susan Sontag and Roland Barthes, work that dominated the field of photography criticism for decades. No longer is photography a static object whose meaning is aesthetically determined. … More Call for Essays: Journal of European Studies: Europe in Photography Today

CFP: A Dialogue of the Arts: Reinterpreting Architectural Structure and its Description in Literature of Early Modern Times to the Present

The project „A Dialogue of the Arts“ is a long-term concept, which includes Early Modern Times to the present and this for all places, exploring the possibilities of widening and enriching the methods of History of Art. The papers presented at this biannual conference are subsequently published. … More CFP: A Dialogue of the Arts: Reinterpreting Architectural Structure and its Description in Literature of Early Modern Times to the Present

CFP: Cities Beyond City Limits

Urban History Association Conference (Chicago, 13–16 October 2016) Organizers: Garrett Dash Nelson (Geography, University of Wisconsin–Madison) and Samuel Kling (History, Northwestern University) Comment: Prof. Jon C. Teaford (History, Purdue University) Scholars are well aware of the geographic problem of defining the city as an object of analysis. Research on urban topics often begins by defining … More CFP: Cities Beyond City Limits

SUMMER SCHOOL: Sewing a small town – Environmental networks and strategic places

Gassino Architecture Summer School: Sewing a Small Town Located 15 km from Turin, in the center of Piedmont, a region internationally known for prestigious wine (such as Barbera, Moscato, Barolo and many others) and the slow food concept, one hour by train from Milan, two hours from the town of Genoa, in Liguria, and only … More SUMMER SCHOOL: Sewing a small town – Environmental networks and strategic places