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CALL FOR PAPERS: Visualizing Modernity in the Nineteenth Century: Photographs and Print Culture from the Middle East, Iran, North Africa and South Asia

CALL FOR PAPERS
Visualizing Modernity in the Nineteenth Century: Photographs and Print Culture from the Middle East, Iran, North Africa and South Asia
Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting 2014
Washington, DC,Nov 22-25, 2014

Organizers:
Hala Auji, PhD, Affiliated with Houghton Library and UCLA
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Mira Xenia Schwerda, Princeton University
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Deadline for Submission of Abstracts:

CFP: Mobilities and Exceptional Spaces in Asia (8-9 July 2014)

CFP: Mobilities and Exceptional Spaces in Asia (8-9 July 2014)
National University of Singapore

Location: Singapore
Workshop Submission Deadline Date:2014-02-13.


CALL FOR PAPERS (DEADLINE:13 FEB 2014) MOBILITIES AND EXCEPTIONAL SPACES IN ASIA Date :8 - 9 July 2014Venue: Asia Research Institute (ARI), Seminar Room, Tower Block Level 10 469A Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259770, NUS Bukit Timah Campus Website:

http://www.ari.nus.edu.sg/events_categorydetails.asp?categoryid=6&eventid=1508

Asia has seen rapid and profound transformations in the context of contemporary globalisation, and changing practices of capitalism have produced new forms of connections, flows and mobilities in the region. For example, the development of supply chain capitalism and its spread from manufacturing to the service sector has changed the international division of labour. New economic and political powers such as China and India have gained prominence not only as sources of low-skilled labour power and low-value…

Call for Papers: "Violence, Colonialism and Empire in the Modern and Contemporary World"

Call for Papers: "Violence, Colonialism and Empire in the Modern and Contemporary World"

British Academy, London
29 June-1 July 2015

Sponsored by The Centre for the History of Violence,
and the University of Newcastle, Australia

Guest speakers:
Partha Chatterjee, Columbia University
Elizabeth Kolsky, Villanova University

This conference will bring together scholars from across the world to
explore innovative ways of critically engaging with the question of
violence, repression and atrocity in imperial and colonial empires,
its representations and memories, from the late eighteenth through to