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…

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Intelligence and International Security, University of Glasgow (19 March)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Intelligence and International Security (American Power and Policy)   History (School of Humanities), University of Glasgow   The post-holder will contribute research and teaching excellence in the field of intelligence and international security from 1789 to the present in the History Subject area. While the post is open to all applicants with research…

Professor of American Studies (Political Culture and Political Theory), University of Groningen (23 February)

The Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen invites applications for the position of Full Professor of American Studies: Political Culture and Political Theory to strengthen the growing department. Job description The position involves: teaching – primarily – American Political Culture and Political Theory for the American Studies bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes, and…