Registration Open: Ideas and Transformations in the Americas

Dear Colleagues, We are extremely pleased to announce the final programme for the UCL Americas Research Network’s 2016 Annual Conference,   which you will find on our website. The theme for this year’s conference is Ideas & Transformations in the Americas and it will take place at UCL on April 28 – 29 2016. The conference will bring together…

REGISTRATION: Marriage’s Global Past

We are delighted to announce the upcoming international conference “Marriage’s Global Past”, will be held 7-9 April, 2016 at Robinson College, University of Cambridge. The conference programme can be found here. This conference, co-organised by Sarah Pearsall, University of Cambridge, and Sara McDougall, John Jay College, CUNY, will explore marriage’s history from the medieval to the…

EVENT: BGEAH Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop in Early American History (11 March)

BGEAH Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop in Early American History Institute of Historical Research, London Friday 11 March 2016 This day-long workshop for postgraduate researchers and early career academics working on any facet of American or Atlantic history from the seventeenth century through the early national period invites them to discuss their ideas among their…

CFP: Cultures of Risk: Management, Speculation, Symptom (15 March)

Cultures of Risk: Management, Speculation, Symptom A Fictions of Threat, Americanist Symposium Hosted by the School of English and the Sussex Centre for American Studies at the University of Sussex 30th June-2nd July 2016 Calculations of risk and quantifications of uncertainty are deeply embedded in the production of modernity.  From the Cold War, through the…

CFP: Society for the History of Women in the Americas Conference (4 April 2016)

  Society for the History of Women in the Americas Annual Conference Wednesday 29th June 2016 Royal Holloway, University of LondonThe Society for the History of Women in the Americas (SHAW) welcomes proposals for its ninth annual conference, co-organised with The Bedford Centre for the History of Women, Royal Holloway, University of London. The theme…

CFP: Writing Back: Subverting Dominant Narratives in American Culture (14 March 2016)

  CFP: Writing Back: Subverting Dominant Narratives in American Culture An interdisciplinary conference at King’s College London, organised by the American Studies Research Group. Discourses on the concept of collective cultural memory and histories are prevalent in modern society. They are a way of asserting group identity and also serve to exclude those who reject them.…

CFP: Final Call for NSRN International Conference on Indigenous Environments (12 February 2016)

CFP: FINAL CALL FOR NSRN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTS Native Studies Research Network, UK Fourth International Conference further details: http://www.nsrn-uk.org/ Call for Papers: Indigenous Environments: Contested, Negotiated, Sustained An international conference hosted by the Native Studies Research Network, UK, University of East Anglia, Norwich, July 6-8, 2016 The Native Studies Research Network, UK, invites…