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CfP “Rethinking the Histories and Legacies of Industrial Cities” Workshop, Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History, 10-11 December 2020

Rethinking the Histories and Legacies of Industrial Cities Workshop at the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH), University of Luxembourg 10-11 December 2020 Submission deadline: 31 March 2020 The history of (European) industrial cities is often told as a tragic tale of rise and decline: from rapid industrialisation in the late 19th century…
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Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental and Technological History, HSE University, St. Petersburg, Russia

The Higher School of Economics Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History of the Center for Historical Research in St. Petersburg, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of environmental and technological history. We are particularly interested in applications on either of these aspects: history of natural resources, including history of scientific expertise;…
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Obituary Prof. Josep Pujol (1956-2019)

On October 22, in the midst of a storm, Josep Pujol left us. He was a doctor in Economics and professor of Economic History at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, where he developed for over 40 years his academic career. Prof. Pujol was born in April 1956 and was proud of being a son of the…
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Two Postdoc vacancies at “Processing Citizenship” ERC Project | UniBO

Call for application for two postdoc vacancies in the context of the Processing Citizenship Project, funded by the European Research Council. The positions are opened at the University of Bologna, with Annalisa Pelizza as Principal Investigator. See the call here. Highlights: One position in “Social studies of data infrastructures for population management” Open to candidates wishing to…
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CfP: 42nd History of Technology Conference – Raw Materials. Natural Resources in History, 13–14 November 2020

42nd History of Technology Conference Raw Materials. Natural Resources in History 13–14 November 2020, Venue Klostergut Paradies, Schlatt, Switzerland Organizer: Iron Library, Foundation of Georg Fischer Ltd Call for Papers The 42nd History of Technology Conference will be held at the Klostergut Paradies in Schlatt near Schaffhausen, Switzerland on 13 and 14 November 2020. The…
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CfP: ToE workshop. Coproduction of territories and their resources, 16-17 April 2020

Tensions of Europe Research Group on Technologies, Environment, and Resources Coproduction of territories and their resources: technologies of prospecting, extraction and remediation in history  16-17 April 2020 National Research University Higher School of Economics—St. Petersburg, Russia   In his recent manifesto,Bruno Latour argues in favour of ‘terrestrial politics’ and the importance of going beyond local…
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CfP Histories of flexibility (Special Issue, Journal of Energy History)

*CALL FOR PAPERS* Histories of Flexibility Special Issue Journal of Energy History / Revue d’histoire de l’énergie (JEHRH) Co-Editors: Peter Forman (Lancaster University), Stanley Blue (Lancaster University), Elizabeth Shove (Lancaster University) Deadline: 7th June 2019 Contact: p.forman@lancaster.ac.uk Description: Over the last five years, flexibility has emerged as a key topic in academic, industry and policy debates concerning the decarbonization of contemporary energy systems (IEA, 2008; Goutte and Vassilopoulos, 2019; Ofgem,…
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Call for Papers: Symposium “Cold War Matters: (In)Visible Economies of Things”

Symposium on physical objects of the Cold War will be held on December 16-17, 2019 in St. Petersburg. Advanced PhD-students and early career scholars are invited to submit an abstract (300–500 words) and a short CV untill May 15, 2019. National Research University Higher School of Economics in St Petersburg, Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History and…
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