[CFP] Health Sciences in Communist Europe

Special Issue of Canadian Slavonic Papers / Revue canadienne des slavistes:

Health Sciences in Communist Europe

CALL FOR PAPERS

Canadian Slavonic Papers/Revue canadienne des slavistes invites contributions to a special issue that focuses on the health sciences in communist Europe.  The history of health, wellness and illness has been neglected in this context, despite the unique contributions and approaches of the communist regimes. From close collaboration with Western scholars beyond the iron curtain and negotiation with the political requirements, to aggressive interventions and alternative approaches to public and community health, the study of the health sciences opens up numerous multi-disciplinary questions regarding the complexities of public health and health sciences in communist Europe.… Read the rest

History of Communism in Europe, no. 8/ 2017: The Other Half of Communism: Women’s Outlook

History of Communism in Europe, no. 8/ 2017: The Other Half of Communism: Women’s Outlook

This call for papers seeks contributors for the eighth issue of the scientific journal History of Communism in Europe, no. 8/2017: The Other Half of Communism: Women’s Outlook on the gendered histories of European communisms. This issue looks to include the most recent scholarship on women and their intricate relations with the Communist parties in Europe, during the XX century. While including the valuable scholarship on “exceptional” personalities such as Alexandra Kollontai, Inessa Armand or Dolores Ibarruri, this issue aims to explore the voices of women that by political choice or simply historical tournaments found themselves as both objects and subjects of the Communist parties.… Read the rest

[CRO] Past, Present, Future 2017: Victory or Defeat?

Victory or Defeat? Societies between Warfare and Post-War Turmoil
Second biennial conference in the series Past, Present, Future
Juraj Dobrila University of Pula
Pula, Croatia, May 25-27, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS (July 12, 2016)
SECOND CALL (December 1, 2016)
Deadline: January 1, 2017

Following the successful first conference in the series entitled Identity in Flux (May 2015) the Department of History is organizing the second in the series of conferences to tackle issues that challenge contemporary Europe by providing a historical context for their emergence and explaining the patterns of behavior that are common to different historical periods and are still relevant today.… Read the rest

Call for Contributors – Age and Gender: Ageing in the Nineteenth Century. Nineteenth Century Gender Studies Special Issue, Summer 2017

Call for Contributors – Age and Gender: Ageing in the Nineteenth Century
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies Special Issue, Summer 2017
Guest Edited by Dr Alice Crossley, University of Lincoln acrossley@lincoln.ac.uk

This special issue of Nineteenth Century Gender Studies will bring together two crucial aspects of identity formation and experience, age and gender, in order to consider the ways in which each may be mutually-informed by the other. Both gender and categories of ageing provoke similar questions about their own social construction, and the role of nature or biological determinacy.… Read the rest

Call for Papers: Aspasia, Issue on “Women and Violence”

Call for Papers: Women and Violence

 

Violence has shaped the lives of women in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe in fundamental ways. In addition to wartime experiences, violence has penetrated the societies of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe from the personal to the state level. Historically, the widespread acceptance of domestic beatings, sexual assault, and the liberal application of corporal punishment have served to normalize violence in personal relationships. The experiences of war and state terror add another dimension to the scope of violence in the region.… Read the rest