CfP: Understanding Childhood and Construction of National Identities in Central and Eastern Europe from 18th Century until the Beginning of the Second World War
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CfP: Understanding Childhood and Construction of National Identities in Central and Eastern Europe from 18th Century until the Beginning of the Second World War

Deadline 30 giugno 2020 The notion of childhood is a socio-historical construction, as it is might be seen differently not only in various cultures but also experienced differently within the same society. Even the definition of who is a child has changed over time, revealing fluctuations of childhood periodization. Therefore, the understanding of childhood is always in the process and its notion might be constantly shifting. French...

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CfP: The Carpathians: Transnational Perspectives Issue Theme No. 1.21
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CfP: The Carpathians: Transnational Perspectives Issue Theme No. 1.21

Deadline 15 maggio 2020 The Carpathians – the mountain range stretching from the Czech Republic through Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, and Romania to Serbia – are an important geographic, economic, and cultural marker in Central and Eastern Europe. Over the centuries they have served – sometimes alternately and sometimes simultaneously – as sites of both refuge and war, commerce and spiritual renewal, tourism and hard-won...

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CfP : “Space, the Environment and Identity in the Eurasian Region” at HSE, Moscow, 29-30 October 2020 Arnab Roy Chowdhury Christian Froehlich
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CfP : “Space, the Environment and Identity in the Eurasian Region” at HSE, Moscow, 29-30 October 2020 Arnab Roy Chowdhury Christian Froehlich

Deadline 18 maggio 2020 The conference aims to study the interconnections between space, the environment and identity in the Eurasian region from different perspectives: extractive practices, religion and the sacred, and local citizenship movements. The Eurasian space, which the conference aims to explore, comprises Russia and India and the countries and regions between these two major powers (Central Asia, Mongolia and the Indian...

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CfP: Special Issue of the Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television Dissent and Dissidents in Central and Eastern European Film
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CfP: Special Issue of the Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television Dissent and Dissidents in Central and Eastern European Film

Deadline  1  maggio 2020 Following the establishment of the «people´s democracies» in Central and Eastern Europe after World War II, Lenin´s dictum about «film being the most important art» brought change in terms of an improved infrastructure for film production. Often, the Soviet film was seen as a role model for the other Socialist states. The establishment of Socialist film schools or academies, for example, in Czechoslovakia...

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CfP: Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Europe’s East
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CfP: Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Europe’s East

Deadline 20.04.2020 Call for papers for a thematic issue Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Europe’s East. Editors: Prof. Kate Fisher (University of Exeter) and Dr. Kateřina Lišková (Masaryk University). Deadline 20.04.2020 East-Central Europe played a key role in shaping the development of sexual science from the 1880s onwards, producing well-known figures such as Freud or Hirschfeld. By 1932, when the World League for Sexual Reform...

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CfP: Interdisciplinary Workshop: ‘Memory in the Russian and East European Context: Space, Text and Speech’
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CfP: Interdisciplinary Workshop: ‘Memory in the Russian and East European Context: Space, Text and Speech’

Date: 22nd April 2020 Location: University College Oxford. Existing at the intersection of culture, history and politics, memory studies is inherently interdisciplinary. The variety of available methodologies presents exciting opportunities for scholars. However, it also renders the field somewhat disparate, especially for early career researchers who may feel uncomfortable adopting approaches outside of their own disciplinary...

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