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[Call for manuscripts]: Texas Woman’s University book series

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS The Texas Woman’s University book series is an interdisciplinary project established under the auspices of the Jane Nelson Institute for Women's Leadership . The book series publishes manuscripts that celebrate the personal and public lives and work of women in fields such as the arts, sciences, politics, business, education, the military, health sciences, and community service. The book series seeks monographs, edited collections, theoretical analyses, biographies, memoirs, historical studies, contemporary analyses, and illustrated volumes of visual art or photography. Manuscripts need not be scholarly in genre. The Texas Woman’s University book series is a sponsoring institute for Texas A&M Press. Books developed as part of the Texas Woman’s University book series are passed on to Texas A&M Press for peer review. For more information or to submit a proposal, please visit https://twu.edu/twu-book-series/ . Contact Info:  Kimberly C. Merenda kmerenda@t

[Call for nominations]: The 2021 CBHA/ACHA Award for Best Book in Canadian Business History

The 2021 CBHA/ACHA Award for Best Book in Canadian Business History The CBHA/ACHA, Canada’s leading organization for the study of business in Canada, offers a bi-annual prize for the Best Book in Canadian Business History, broadly defined. The prize committee encourages the submission of books from all methodological perspectives. It is particularly interested in innovative studies that have the potential to expand the boundaries of the discipline. Scholars, publishers, and other interested parties may submit nominations. Eligible books can have either a Canadian or an international focus, which includes a Canadian perspective. They must be written in English or French and be published during the two years prior to the award, that is, in 2019 and 2020.  Thanks to the generous donation of an anonymous donor, the award includes a prize of $10,000. Four copies of a book must accompany a nomination and be submitted to the CBHA/ACHA Prize Coordinator Professor Dimitry Anastakis University o

CFP: Western Association of Women Historians, 53rd Annual Conference

CFP: Western Association of Women Historians 53rd Annual Conference April 22–24, 2021 | Online For the first time, the Western Association of Women Historians’ annual conference will be held fully online. The virtual conference will foster critical conversations around all fields, regions, and periods of history. If there was ever a moment to think collectively it's now—but at the same time, many of us are experiencing “Zoom fatigue.” We propose to navigate this divide by bringing us together via dynamic discussion and conversations. To that end, this year's conference will replace the traditional 20-minute individual paper reading with shorter and more interactive presentation styles. We encourage non-traditional formats and topics, including roundtables on topics such as pedagogy, digital humanities, or public history. In addition, this year we offer “mentoring pods” for conversations around academic publishing, health and wellness, activism; poster presentations in a digital

CFP [deadline approaching]: AHA 2022

Call for Proposals for the 135th Annual Meeting in New Orleans Guidelines available here The AHA's annual meeting is the largest yearly gathering of historians in the United States. All historians are welcome and encouraged to submit proposals. The AHA also invites historically focused proposals from colleagues in related disciplines and from AHA affiliated societies. The Program Committee will consider all proposals that advance the study, teaching, and public presentation of history. The Association seeks submissions on the histories of all places, periods, people, and topics; on the uses of diverse sources and methods, including digital history; and on theory and the uses of history itself in a wide variety of venues. We invite proposals for sessions in a variety of formats and encourage lively interaction among presenters and with the audience. Session Proposals Sessions last for 90 minutes. Most sessions will be limited to four speakers plus a chair. The Program Committee will

Virtual seminar: History PhDs in the World of Entrepreneurship

History PhDs in the World of Entrepreneurship Jan 21, 2021 11:00 AM EST Chair: Edward J. Balleisen, Duke University Panel: Elizabeth Brake, Venture for America; Heather Lee Miller, Historical Research Associates, Inc.; Jacqueline Olich, RTI International; Michael Thomas Tworek, Harvard University This roundtable features several history PhDs who have gone on to entrepreneurial careers. As the participants will describe, historical expertise can facilitate the sort of analysis that is indispensable for entrepreneurial action, allowing them to identify unmet needs and fashion a strategy to meet them. Register here

Call for articles: UPF Journal of World History

From the editorial board of Entremons: UPF Journal of World History we would like to encourage you to send us an original text for its possible inclusion in the next issue of our journal. Entremons: UPF Journal of World History is an annual publication sponsored by the University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) and accepts both academic articles and recently published books' reviews about World History. The texts that will be considered for publication shoud be sent to our e-mail adress: revista.entremons@upf.edu until March 1st, 2021. Articles can be written in English, Spanish or Catalan, and they must include a summary and keywords both in the original language and in Englih. Rules for citations can be found at our website: www.entremons.org We are very much looking forward to articles related to Women's and Gender History and to welcome you to be part of our project!

CFP: Western Association of Women Historians 53rd Annual Conference April 22–24, 2021 | Online

CFP: Western Association of Women Historians 53rd Annual Conference April 22–24, 2021 | Online For the first time, the  Western Association of Women Historians’s annual conference will be held fully online. The virtual conference will foster critical conversations around all fields, regions, and periods of history. If there was ever a moment to think collectively it's now—but at the same time, many of us are experiencing “Zoom fatigue.” We propose to navigate this divide by bringing us together via dynamic discussion and conversations. To that end, this year's conference will replace the traditional 20-minute individual paper reading with shorter and more interactive presentation styles. We encourage non-traditional formats and topics, including roundtables on topics such as pedagogy, digital humanities, or public history. In addition, this year we offer “mentoring pods” for conversations around academic publishing, health and wellness, activism; poster presentations in a digit

Call for Applications: 2021-2022 Gilder Lehrman Center Fellowships

2021-2022 Gilder Lehrman Center Fellowships The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University, invites applications for its 2021-2022 Fellowship Program. The Center seeks to promote a better understanding of all aspects of the institution of slavery from the earliest times to the present. We especially welcome proposals that will utilize the special collections of the Yale University Libraries or other research collections of the New England area, and explicitly engage issues of slavery, resistance, abolition, and their legacies. Scholars from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Because of the on-going pandemic, we are only able to offer one semester fellowships for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Gilder Lehrman Center will award 2 four-month fellowships, one in the fall semester (from September through December 2021), and one in the spring semester (from either J

CFP -- 2021 Dissertation Workshop: Research Redesign in the Covid Context

2021 Dissertation Workshop: Research Redesign in the Covid Context February 24-25, 2021 Application Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2021 Indiana University East Asian Studies Center and University of Illinois Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, with support from the U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant, are pleased to announce the jointly organized online Dissertation Workshop. The theme of this dissertation workshop is “Research redesign in the context of the Covid pandemic.” Everyone who relies on archival work or fieldwork in international locations by now realizes that they must adjust their plans and goals in order to continue an active research life. This is certainly true for all dissertation students who have made plans and, in many cases, received funding. What does a person do in this situation? This workshop is intended to bring together doctoral students, regardless of citizenship, in the humanities and social sciences who are (1) developing dissertation propos

New Job Opportunity: Sr. Manager, Archives at The Coca-Cola Company

The Archives Manager position contributes to the success of the Corporate Archives through the supervision of the Archives space, collections processing, supervision of contractors and daily oversight of the digital asset management system. Collaborate with key stakeholders to build exhibits, conduct tours of the Archives space and presentations for internal and external audiences. Additionally, the Manager will identify records through interviews, the records retention program and site surveys for inclusion in the Archives program.  Key Duties :  Respond to research inquiries from global associates and externally through various outlets.    Manage invoices for department  Collaborate with Coca-Cola Collectors Club President and members.  Recognize and implement necessary conservation on physical objects and coordinate with vendors  Identify the backlog of collections and determine processing organizational methodologies for processing  Basic media interaction with supervision of Direc

[Deadline January 15th, 2021] CFP: 2021 BHC Doctoral Colloquium in Business History

BHC Doctoral Colloquium in Business History   The 2021  BHC Doctoral Colloquium in Business History  will be held in spring 2021. This prestigious workshop, funded by Cambridge University Press, will most likely also take place on a remote basis, over two days in either late May or early June.  We may spread the sessions out even more this year, given the likely need for digital interaction. Typically limited to ten students, the colloquium is open to early stage doctoral candidates pursuing dissertation research within the broad field of business history, from any relevant discipline.  Topics (see  https://thebhc.org/doctoral-colloquia  for past examples) may range from the early modern era to the present and explore societies across the globe. Participants work intensively with a distinguished group of BHC-affiliated scholars (including at least two BHC officers), discussing dissertation proposals, relevant literatures and research strategies, and career trajectories. Typically, part

New issue of Over the Counter, the BHC newsletter

  OVER THE COUNTER NO.56 The Business History Conference January newsletter includes: New issues in academic journals Interviews, Podcasts, and Virtual EventsResearch from across the Web New!  MEET THE OFFICERS A series of interviews with the officers of the Business History Conference Download the newsletter here Reach out to the editor  Paula A. de la Cruz-Fernández Help us amplify our audience by connecting with us and sharing this newsletter BHC LinkedIn Page BHC Twitter BHC blog The Exchange