EVENT: Modernity and The European Mind, An International, Interdisciplinary Colloquium

Hosted by the Centre for Studies in Literature University of Portsmouth, and OneHand Press June 25-26, 2015 Centre for Studies in Literature University of Portsmouth Speakers include: Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania), Catherine Bernard (Univ Paris-VII), Mary Ann Caws (City University of New York), Joanna Hodge (Manchester Metropolitan), Tone Selboe (University of Oslo), Doug Haynes…

REGISTRATION: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity, 49th Parallel Conference

  49th Parallel Interdisciplinary Postgraduate and Early Career Conference University of Nottingham 19th June 2015 Seven years on from the start of the Great Recession, North America remains racked with problems of poor job opportunities, financial sector profligacy, and the ever growing disparity between the mega-rich and the destitute. Occupy movements, government shutdowns and striking fast…

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…