Agents of Cultural Change: Jewish and other Responses to Modernity, ca. 1750–1900
- Location: GHI Washington DC
- Dates: October 8–10, 2018
- Deadline for proposals: November 15, 2017
According to the call for papers, the conveners "are particularly interested in contributions that discuss the interdependencies of education and religion and their impact on prevalent systems of knowledge and practices of knowledge production."
GHI West, Pacific regional office of the GHI Washington DC, and funded by the Volkswagen Foundation
- For postdoctoral scholars with a strong interest in the history of knowledge
- Application deadline: November 1, 2017
Manuals and handbooks are widely disseminated tools in the production and circulation of knowledge, used not only in education, science, and technology, but also in broader social and cultural contexts, such as the arts, religion, business, and politics. Undertaking to present a concise body of knowledge on a specific subject, they serve as reference and … Continue reading Learning by the Book: Manuals and Handbooks in the History of Knowledge
The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for a 6- to 12-month Fellowship in The History of Knowledge. Potential projects could focus on (but are not limited to) the following areas: the dynamics of knowledge transfer, communication and dissemination (or restriction) of knowledge, the preservation, collection, and curation of knowledge, and the … Continue reading Fellowship in the History of Knowledge
Do you do historical research involving knowledge as a socially determined product of human beings and activities? If so, you are involved in the history of knowledge. Whether or not you label yourself and your work in such terms, we would like to hear from you. We invite you to share some thoughts about your … Continue reading Call for Contributions
Via George Khalil (Transregionale Studien) and Harald Rosenbach (Max Weber Stiftung) comes a call for papers for a conference on periodization. Epochal divisions and terminologies such as "antiquity," "baroque," the "classical age," the "renaissance," or "postmodernity," the "long 19th," or "short 20th" centuries are more than mere tools used pragmatically to arrange school curricula or … Continue reading CfP: Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context
“Histories of Migration: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives” Application deadline: February 15, 2016 The GHI invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 1st Bucerius Young Scholars Forum, to take place at its branch office GHI WEST at UC Berkeley in November 2017. We seek proposals specifically from post-doctoral scholars, recent PhDs, as well as … Continue reading CfP: Histories of Migration
The GHI is sponsoring a panel series at the GSA in October 2017. The exact dates, times, and papers have yet to be announced, but the call for papers explains what it is about.