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Call for Papers for Acta Baltico Slavica Vol. 41

Студзеня 16, 2016 |

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Call for Papers for the Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society (2017)

Студзеня 16, 2016 |

Belarusian Studies Special Issue CfP-1

Belavezha – 25 years after: States, nations and borders (July 18–21, 2016)

Лістапада 7, 2015 |

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Interactive borderland? Re-thinking networks and organizations in Europe Riga, 25 – 26 September 2015

Сакавіка 5, 2015 |

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Гісторыя гандлю ў Беларусі, Мінск, 20-21 лістапада 2015

Сакавіка 5, 2015 |

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Russia and its Neighbors, Warsaw, July 10-13, 2015

Сакавіка 5, 2015 |

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Еўропа 2015. Эфект перабудовы: рэжымы і рызыкі шматгалосых ведаў. 15–16.05.2015, Вільня

Лютага 17, 2015 |

Еўрапейскі гуманітарны ўніверсітэт запрашае студэнтаў бакалаўрыяту і магістратуры ўзяць удзел у міжнароднай студэнцкай канферэнцыі «Еўропа-2015. Эфект перабудовы: рэжымы і рызыкі шматгалосых ведаў», якая пройдзе 15–16 траўня ў Вільні.

Удзельнікі будуць мець магчымасць пазнаёміцца з работай магістарскіх і бакалаўрскіх акадэмічных праграм ЕГУ.

Працоўныя мовы канферэнцыі: англійская, беларуская, руская.

Для ўдзелу ў канферэнцыі неабходна да 15 сакавіка 2015 г. запоўніць і падаць анлайн-заяўку. Удзел у канферэнцыі – бясплатны (без рэгістрацыйнага ўнёску), але на падставе конкурсу (будзе зроблены адбор заявак).Вынікі конкурснага адбору будуць паведамленыя не пазней за 2 красавіка 2015 г.

У межах працы канферэнцыі плануецца правесці наступныя секцыі:

  • Сучасная сацыяльная тэорыя: перспектывы ў сітуацыі канцэптуальнага шматгалосся
  • Гісторыя на зломе эпох: выклікі мінулага / разнастайнасць будучыні
  • Гендарны паварот у сацыяльных навуках: інакшыя даследчыя стратэгіі і формы асэнсавання сацыяльнасці
  • Перабудоўваючы веды: вялікія дадзеныя, аналітычныя платформы, візуалізацыя ды іншыя выклікі лічбавай гуманітарыстыкі
  • Папулярызацыя ўрбанізму і новыя прафесійныя ідэнтычнасці
  • «Перабудова» і дызайн: ці была перабудова ў дызайне?
  • Працэсы «перабудовы» палітычных і эканамічных адносінаў у краінах Цэнтральнай і Усходняй Еўропы і Балтыі
  • Месца гістарычнай спадчыны Вялікага Княства Літоўскага ў сучаснай Усходняй Еўропе
  • Вынікі рэфармавання публічнага адміністравання і новыя выклікі для эфектыўнай рэалізацыі публічнай палітыкі ў краінах ЦУЕ і Балтыі
  • Перспектывы развіцця прыватнага права ў Еўрапейскім Саюзе і СНД
  • Канстытуцыяналізм і прававыя інструменты абароны правоў чалавека ў краінах Цэнтральнай і Усходняй Еўропы
  • Права на забыццё: сацыяльна-прававыя практыкі і механізмы канструявання постсавецкага разрыву
  • Рэлігія і працэсы мадэрнізацыі ва Усходняй Еўропе
  • Практычная псіхалогія ў постсавецкім рэгіёне: асаблівасці генеалогіі і перспектывы развіцця
  • Рэжымы працы са спадчынай: змена парадыгмаў
  • Сацыяльныявыклікісучасныхбіятэхналогій
  • Навука і тэхніка ± светлаябудучыня
  • Мастацтвада і пасляперабудовы
  • Медыякультура: тэхналагічная і сацыяльнаяперабудова
  • Кінематограф у кантэксцелічбавайкультуры: тэхналогіі, эстэтыка і новыярэцэптыўныяпрактыкі
  • Новы погляд: гледжанне як культурная тэхналогія
  • Савецкі праект паміж будоўляй і перабудовай

Падрабязныя апісанні кожнай секцыі вы можаце знайсці па спасылцы.

Візавая падтрымка
Студэнты, якім неабходная візавая падтрымка, павінныя ў заяўцы пазначыць пашпартныя звесткі для атрымання візаў. Віза выдаецца бясплатна.

Жытло
На перыяд правядзення канферэнцыі (15–16 траўня) усім удзельнікам прадастаўляецца жытло (бясплатна).

Кантакты
Кантактны адрас: studentconference @ ehu.lt. За абнаўленнямі сачыце на старонцы канферэнцыі, а таксама на нашых старонках у сацыяльных сетках.

10th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 11-06-2015, Croatia

Лютага 17, 2015 |

The International Advisory Board is pleased to announce the Call For Papers for the Tenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. The Social Sciences Conference will be held on 11-14 June 2015 at the University of Split in Split, Croatia.

This interdisciplinary conference and its companion collection of journals invite scholars to share perspectives on social, political, cultural, global, environmental, organizational, and educational studies.

The Conference will address a range of critically important issues and themes relating to the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences community. Plenary speakers include some of the leading thinkers in these areas, as well as a numerous paper, colloquium, poster and workshop presentations.

We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquia (See Proposal Types) addressing the social sciences through one of the following themes:


Social and Community Studies
Civic and Political Studies
Cultural Studies
Global Studies
Environmental Studies
Organizational Studies
Educational Studies
Communication
Special Focus for 2015: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Contemporary Social Change

Proposal ideas that extend beyond these thematic areas will also be considered.

We also offer participation options for those individuals who cannot attend the conference. Authors who wish to submit an article for potential publication in the The Social Sciences Collection may submit a proposal for Article Submission, while all members of the knowledge community with an accepted proposal may submit an online presentation to the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences knowledge community YouTube channel.

The deadline for conference submissions proposals is 11 May 2015.

Monica Hillison
University of Illinois Research Park
2001 South First Street, Suite 202
Champaign, IL 61820 USA
Ph: +1-217-328-0405
Fax: +1-217-328-0435
Email:
support@thesocialsciences.com
Visit the website at
http://thesocialsciences.com/the-conference/call-for-papers-h-net2015

The International Advisory Board is pleased to announce the Call For Papers for the Tenth

International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. The Social Sciences Conference

will be held on 11-14 June 2015 at the University of Split in Split, Croatia.

This interdisciplinary conference and its companion collection of journals invite scholars to

share perspectives on social, political, cultural, global, environmental, organizational, and

educational studies.

The Conference will address a range of critically important issues and themes relating to the

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences community. Plenary speakers include some of the leading

thinkers in these areas, as well as a numerous paper, colloquium, poster and workshop

presentations.

We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions,

posters/exhibits, or colloquia (See Proposal Types) addressing the social sciences through one

of the following themes:

Social and Community Studies

Civic and Political Studies

Cultural Studies

Global Studies

Environmental Studies

Organizational Studies

Educational Studies

Communication

Special Focus for 2015: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Contemporary Social Change

Proposal ideas that extend beyond these thematic areas will also be considered.

We also offer participation options for those individuals who cannot attend the conference.

Authors who wish to submit an article for potential publication in the The Social Sciences

Collection may submit a proposal for Article Submission, while all members of the knowledge

community with an accepted proposal may submit an online presentation to the

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences knowledge community YouTube channel.

The deadline for conference submissions proposals is 11 May 2015.

Monica Hillison

University of Illinois Research Park

2001 South First Street, Suite 202

Champaign, IL 61820 USA

Ph: +1-217-328-0405

Fax: +1-217-328-0435

Email:

Visit the website at http://thesocialsciences.com/the-conference/call-for-papers-h-net2015

Urban Networks / Städtische Netzwerke. The Second Conference on Baltic Urban History. Tallinn, 9-10 October 2015

Студзеня 30, 2015 |

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Conference «Oral history in Central-Eastern Europe: current research areas, challenges and specificity» (Łódź, 17-18 September 2015)

Студзеня 30, 2015 |

In the past several years, oral history has become increasingly popular in Central and Eastern Europe, both in academia and beyond. It is impossible to overstate the importance of various local initiatives aimed at recording history and propagating knowledge about a region’s past. At the same time, oral history is becoming more institutionalised: in several countries, archives and scholarly associations are being created, and international cooperation in the field intensifies.

While the popularity of oral history is a very positive phenomenon, it does raise multiple questions and issues. In contrast to Western Europe and North America, where oral history has been present for a long time, scholars from Central and Eastern Europe are still developing ethical, methodological and legal standards for their field. These standards are necessary for the recording, storing and editing of interviews, as well as their publication.

Thus, our conference seeks to pose questions regarding the specificity of oral history in our region. Does it exist and what does it look like? We are interested in the aforementioned ethical and legal challenges, but we also want to inquire about whether oral history in Central and Eastern Europe requires a particular and unique methodology and sensibility in comparison to its Western equivalent. In the West, oral history was a response to the need of recording the fates of groups heretofore disenfranchised by traditional historiography – ethnic minorities, women, workers, etc. So far, the obvious trend for oral history in Central and Eastern Europe has been to record the accounts of groups that had previously been marginalised by the undemocratic regimes of the Soviet bloc, and whose histories had remained outside of the officially approved historiography – the victims of repressions and deportation, the political opposition, members of the postwar anti-communist underground, Holocaust survivors, etc. The preeminence of these themes has left a clear mark on the oral history of the region. Faced with a change of generations, we should ask questions about the themes and types of interviewees that will shape the future of oral history in our region.

We would like to focus on oral history in countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, Ukraine and Belarus. We invite both academics and non-academics who deal with oral history professionally to send us proposals for presentations. Possible topics can include, but do not have to be limited to:

  • the specific methodology of oral history in Central and Eastern Europe;
  • ethical and legal problems regarding the recording, gathering and publishing of biographical accounts;
  • archives and archiving interviews;
  • the institutionalisation, financial framework and relations between various research groups;
  • the important themes of today and the themes of the future – a discussion about the future of oral history in the region.

We are interested in presentations focused on specific (national, local, thematic) case studies, as well as those that take a comparative approach. Papers concerning theoretical issues should be clearly related to the Central and Eastern European context.

Our confirmed key-note speakers are Alexander von Plato (FernUniversity in Hagen) and Miroslav Vaněk (The Institute of Contemporary History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic).

Please fill out and send the application form along with a short CV tooral.history.lodz@gmail.com by February 28th 2015. We will inform you about the results by March 31st 2015.

The full conference fee is 250 PLN/60 EUR; the reduced fee for students and PhD students is 100 PLN/25 EUR. Successful applicants from Ukraine and Belarus will be able to apply for travel grants and fee waiver.

Conference organisers:

Polish Oral History Association

Department of Sociology of Culture, University of Lodz

Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

European Network Remembrance and Solidarity

Partners:

Czech Oral History Association

Ukrainian Oral History Association

11th Conference on Baltic Studies, 2015 Call for Papers

Жніўня 22, 2014 |

http://balticstudies2015.org/

Cochistory 2015, Paris Call for Papers International Symposium Disorder: Towards a social history of punk and post-punk

Жніўня 22, 2014 |

Disorder: Towards a social history of punk and post-punk
University of Paris Diderot, University of Chicago
With University of Versailles Saint-Quentin, New York University Paris
Friday 26 – Saturday 27 March 2015, Paris

Punk and Post-Punk: two movements that emerged in the mid to late seventies, the latter supposedly born from the ashes of the former, with the golden age of Post-Punk lasting till about 1984. The sheer number of new bands was staggering, and hundreds upon hundreds have made a name for themselves (Sex Pistols, Siouxsie and the Banshees, PIL, Gang of Four, Slits, The Pop Group, Père Ubu, Lydia Lunch, Einstürzende Neubauten, Dead Kennedys, Kas Product, Die Form, Magazine, Joy Division, John Foxx, Virgin Prunes, Bauhaus, UK Decay…). The degree of experimentation was likewise bewildering. All the arts were impacted, perhaps more especially in Britain. There were themes that had not been aired before in the music industry.
These movements have been written about in specialised or general-interest publications (Simon Reynolds, Rip It Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978-1984—these dates can of course be debated), but they have not been the subject of very much academic research.
The time is ripe to reflect upon these “expressive moments” in relation to the socio-political climate in which they emerged. The social sciences provide methodologies and tools: ethnography of the audience, the writing of social history, studies of artist/media relations, quantitative and qualitative studies of economic exchange, such as indie labels, distribution networks, advertising and communication strategies, etc.
The Punk/Post-Punk movements were steeped in the socio-political environment, especially because their audience was young, and their formulas (lyrics and “attitude”) are to be observed in relation to the social sphere. Their impact, if impact there was, needs to be complexified. We need to deconstruct all these notions before we can reassess any impact, image, or history. What reading can be given of these movements looking back at them? Was/were the movement(s) homogeneous? Do the chronological accounts stand up to scrutiny? Did the participants really have “agency”? Or are we, in retrospect, faced with a history in fragments, a series of isolated responses to economic situations, and individual political reactions to the social order? Was there radical change or continuity in either of the movements, musically or otherwise? Finally, is the temporality inherent in the term “Post-Punk” useful, or should other denominations prevail?

The conferences and discussion panels will concentrate on three main themes (the topics listed below are not exhaustive):

I. PUNK/POST-PUNK AND SOCIETY
- The media and spheres of influence: who says what is Punk/Post-Punk?
- Commitment and provocation: Politics or posing?
- Recuperation
- The real impact on society (then and now)
- Art-school punk vs. street punk

II. PUNK/POST-PUNK AND IDENTITIES
- Aesthetics and politics of Punk/Post-Punk identities in contrast to established norms
- Expressions and production of marginality: sexuality, gender, race, ethnicity, social class
- Case studies of fan movements (fragmentation of the periods, of the public, etc.)
- Self-made fan-identity vs. the identities fabricated by the Majors: fashion, artifice and commerce of Punk/Post-Punk image making
- Importance of the home-made/hand-made in the construction of identities
- The effects of financial success

III. RESURGENCE OF PUNK/POST-PUNK AESTHETICS: CONTINUITIES AND DISCONTINUITIES
- Punk, Post-Punk and aesthetics: contemporary art (Throbbing Gristle, Test Dept, etc.)
- Punk/Post-Punk: nostalgia and posterity (1990-2015)
- Why the “Post-” in “Post-Punk”?

No limits will be placed either chronological or geographical.
Languages: conference papers and discussions may be in English or French.

Proposals to be submitted before 15 September 2014 and sent to

punkpostpunk2014@gmail.com

Submissions to be no more than one page long, and to include between three and five bibliographical references as well as a CV/résumé.
Papers must be original and unpublished.
Those papers selected for publication must be sent on or before 01 March 2015.
Conferences will be 20 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes of discussion.

Scientific committee: Arnaud Baubérot (UPEC), Paul Edwards (Université Versailles St Quentin/ New York University Center in Paris), Élodie Grossi (Université Paris Diderot), Travis A. Jackson (University of Chicago), Paul Schor (Université Paris Diderot), Florence Tamagne (Université Lille III)

Organizers: Paul Edwards, Élodie Grossi, Paul Schor.

Science and Religion in the XIX Century, 2015. Call for Papers

Жніўня 22, 2014 |

Call For Papers

Dear Collegues,
We would like to invite you to participate in a special issue of an academic peer-reviewed Russian language quarterly “State, Religion and Church in Russia and Worldwide”. (Please find below basic information about the journal).
The theme of the special issue, which is planned as #4, 2015, will be «Science and Religion in the XIX Century», and it covers different forms of cultural interaction between scientific and religious discourses during the long nineteenth century (spilling over to late 18th and early 20th.). We will try to explore the limits and perspectives of the so called religion vs science “conflict thesis,” which has been recently widely criticized in scholarship. Despite relativistic and constructivist critique, the “conflict thesis” continues to attract both researchers and the public. While analyzing the century when the “conflict thesis” flourished, our special issue will investigate the reasons of its ongoing popularity.
We accept articles on various topics, of which some examples follow:
• Constructing «science», «religion» and the conflict thesis
• Natural theology between «science» and «religion»
• On the borders of science and superstition: magnetism, experimental spiritualism
• Philosophical perspectives on science and religion interaction in the 19th сеntury
• Scientific work in cultural setting: socio-historical and comparative perspectives

The Journal will accept original articles or, in some cases, important texts recently published elsewhere. Copyright and translation issues will be settled and costs covered by the Journal.

Vladislav Razdyakonov
Guest Editor,
PhD in History,
Associate Professor,
Center for the Study of Religion
Russian State University for the Humanities,
Moscow, Russia
E-mail: vladislav.razdyakonov@gmail.com, religion@rane.ru

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