Sessional Assistant Professor, International Relations/Security Studies. York University, Toronto (4 August)

The Department of Politics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year contractually limited appointment to commence September 1, 2017 at the level of Sessional Assistant Professor to teach in the area of International Relations / Security Studies. Applicants must have a PhD in Political Science or in a related…

JOB: Edward Orsborn Professor of US Politics and Political History, and Director of the Rothermere American Institute (29 September)

Edward Orsborn Professor of US Politics and Political History, and Director of the Rothermere American Institute The University of Oxford is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic and leader to the Edward Orsborn Professorship and Directorship of the Rothermere American Institute. The successful candidate will be a scholar with an outstanding international reputation in the field of US Politics…

The Trump Revolution: A Passing Fad or Permanent Change in US Presidential Politics (30 June)

The Trump Revolution: A Passing Fad or Permanent Change in U.S. Presidential Politics Date: 30 Jun 2017, 15:00 to 30 Jun 2017, 17:00 Venue: IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Description Speaker: Professor Bruce Newman (DePaul University) Since Donald Trump won the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, there have…

PhD: Trump, Brexit, Populism and the Politics of “De-Globalization”, Copenhagan Business School (1 June)

Trump, Brexit, populism and the politics of ‘de-globalization’ – a PhD scholarship at the Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School. Examples of potential projects include: •The rise of right-wing populist politics has, particularly in the United States, posed challenges to MNCs, promised a changed role for the state, and threatened more ‘managed’ forms…

CFP: New Directions in American Philanthropy (7 June)

New Directions in American Philanthropy Sheffield Hallam University 14-15 September 2017 Meaning, literally, “love of all mankind”, the historian Lawrence J. Friedman has framed philanthropy as ‘a collective form of charitable giving.’ In the nearly two centuries since Alexis De Tocqueville’s observation that the United States is a ‘nation of joiners,’ volunteerism and philanthropy have…

CFP: HELAAS Conference: The Politics of Space and the Humanities (31 May)

Call for Papers The Department of American Literature of the School of English at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and the support of the Fulbright Foundation Greece (70th Anniversary of American Studies in Greece) invite scholars to submit proposals for the international conference – The Politics of Space and the Humanities – to be…

CFP: Cold War Counterculture: 1968 and Further (15 May)

Cold War Counterculture: 1968, and Further The Sixties saw a florescence of countercultural dissentient operations, happenings, activist movements, thought experiments and challenges to status quo in mind and body. What is often neglected is how energized the protest movements were not only by resistance to specific conflicts like the Vietnam War, but by active dismantling of Cold War ideology.…

Registration open – Voices of Dissent: Social Movements and Political Protest in Postwar America (19 May)

“Voices of Dissent”: Social Movements and Political Protest in Post-war America: Registration Open Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford 2 June, 2017 Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Michael S. Foley (Université Grenoble Alpes), author of Front Porch Politics: The Forgotten Heyday of American Activism in the 1970s and 1980s  Dr Simon Hall (University of Leeds), author of American…