CFP: From ‘Soft’ to ‘Hard’ Power? Changing Visions of Diplomacy by Design from 1945 Onwards

  University of Brighton, UK; Date: 27th November 2015 Deadline: 20th July 2015 Organisers: Dr Harriet Atkinson and Dr Verity Clarkson (University of Brighton) Keynote speaker: Professor Susan E. Reid, University of Sheffield This one-day symposium considers design, in its broadest definition, as a tool of government diplomacy from the early Cold War to the…

BGEAH Sheffield Programme, 3-6 Sept. 2015

TO DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE PROGRAMME, CLICK HERE: BGEAH Prog_final FOR INFORMATION ABOUT REGISTERING AND ATTENDING, CLICK THIS LINK: Conference registration & details.   British Group in Early American History Conference, September, 3-6, 2015 Thursday 3/9. 2.00-3.30, Registration and coffee/tea, Humanities Research Institute, Sheffield. 3.30-3.45, Welcome. 3.45-5.15, Credit, Class Formation, and the Self. Chair:…

REGISTRATION: The Historical “Dispute of the New World”: European Historians of the United States and European History, Culture and Public Life

(DEADLINE POSTPONED) At the foundation of this scholarly gathering is the opinion that European Americanist historians, while writing on the American past, have still been often inspired by personal, cultural, public values, issues and concerns stemming from their national European locations. Most European Americanist historians have as a consequence not “gone American,” but have remained…

REGISTRATION: Firearms and Freedom: The Relevance of the Second Amendment in the 21st Century

Registration is now open for the Firearms and Freedom: The Relevance of the Second Amendment in the 21st Century conference, which takes place at the British Library on June 11. There are a number of excellent speakers, most notably Professors Joyce Malcolm and Saul Cornell. Lunch and refreshments are included in the absurdly low registration…

REGISTRATION: Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of the Birth of a Nation

The second symposium of the network, Art, Culture and Ethics in Black and White: 100 Years of The Birth of a Nation takes place on May 28-29 at the Whitworth Art Gallery of the University of Manchester. Entitled ‘The Birth of a Nation: Regions, Nations and the Transnational’ the focus will be on domestic and…

CFP: Wealth in Transatlantic Realism and Naturalism Panel, EAAS 2016

Wealth in Transatlantic Realism and Naturalism Call for Papers Conference of the European Association for American Studies, Constanta, Romania, 22-25 April 2016 This panel, organized by Gert Buelens (Ghent University) and Jude Davies (University of Winchester), will examine transatlantic literary representations of the rise of finance capitalism in and around the period, with a particular…