CONFERENCE, CfP: “Political Communication on the Spot” Democratic Cultures and the Local in Europe 1870-1990. 04.-06.04.13. Deadline: 31.03.12.

Politische Kommunikation vor Ort. Demokratische Kulturen und lokaler Raum in Europa 1870-1990 / Political Communication on the Spot. Democratic Cultures and the Local in Europe 1870-1990 Berlin, April 4 – April 6, 2013. Prof. Dr. Thomas Mergel / Claudia Christiane Gatzka M.A. / Benjamin Schröder M.A., Institut für Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Deadline: March 31, […]

PANEL SEARCH: CITY POLITICS, INTEREST GROUPS AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, Urban History Association (UHA) New York 26.-28.10.12. Deadline: 17.02.12

CITY POLITICS, INTEREST GROUPS AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT Urban History Association (UHA) New York City, NY 26-28 October, 2012 http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html Deadline: 17 February, 2012 I am seeking contributors to a panel on urban politics in the twentieth century. My paper will examine how business groups came to represent the public interest in twentieth century Los […]

CIEE Summer 2012 International Faculty Development Seminar in Turkey “Consuming Istanbul: Space, Spectacle and the Politics of Popular Culture” 11.-22.06.12 Istanbul

CIEE Summer 2012 International Faculty Development Seminar in Turkey “Consuming Istanbul: Space, Spectacle and the Politics of Popular Culture” http://www.ciee.org/ifds/seminars/turkey/index.aspx June 11 – 22, 2012 Program Description: Since the 1980’s, Turkey, in particular Istanbul, has seen unprecedented transformations with the influences of rapid urbanization, the emergence of consumerism and the “opening” up to new configurations […]