CFP: 1968 in the Americas: Impact, Legacies and Memory (12 January 2018)

Conference: 1968 in the Americas: Impact, Legacies and Memory  Call for Papers Venue: Institute of the Americas, UCL Date: 21-22 June 2018  Focusing on the experience of the Americas, and in light of the fiftieth anniversary of 1968, this conference analyses the impact, legacies and memories of that exceptional year. 1968 witnessed a number of dramatic…

CFP: American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 (20 October)

American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2018 The forty-fourth annual conference of the American Politics Group of the Political Studies Association will be held at St Anne’s College, University of Oxford from Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 January 2018. The keynote speaker will be Professor Marc J. Hetherington (Vanderbilt University) http://www.vanderbilt.edu/political-science/bio/marc-hetherington There is…

CFP: Philip Roth and Forms of Political Violence (1 September 2018)

Philip Roth and Forms of Political Violence Deadline for submissions: September 1, 2018 In recent years, worldwide political events have caused Western readers and writers to reconsider concepts of political violence in both global and domestic terms. Although Roth wrote many of his novels before the turn of the century, when the most current manifestations…

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…