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CFP: The Urban Economy: Networks, Flows and Place

12 International Conference on Urban History European Association for Urban History (EAUH) Portugal, Lisbon September 3-6, 2014 We invite everyone interested to submit a paper proposal (in the form of a 200 to 300-word abstract) for a conference session (M22) exploring the economic networks of cities in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The deadline for […]
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CFP: Pipes, People, and Politics: Dis/Unconnected Urban Infrastructure and Community Responses

“Pipes, People, and Politics: Dis/Unconnected Urban Infrastructure and Community Responses” American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, 2013 Meeting theme: Future Publics, Current Engagements November 20 – 24, 2013 Chicago, IL http://www.aaanet.org/meetings/ Session Organizers: Lucero Radonic and Angela Storey, The University of Arizona. Be it formal or informal, large-scale or small-scale, present or absent, urban infrastructure […]
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CFP: Waste and indeterminacy

Call for Papers: Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, August 11-15, 2013 Special Session: Waste and indeterminacy Waste foments a lively conversation in geography, the social sciences, engineering, and the humanities. Specific topics proliferate – plastic bags and bottles, ocean waste, shipbreaking, e-waste, (in)formal economization, household recycling, landfilling, and sewage to name only a few – but a recurrent theme in what […]
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CFP: Purity

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil “Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner “Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.” – Salman Rushdie PURITY is a division, a […]
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CFP: Essays on Housework and Popular Culture

Home Sweat Home: Perspectives on Housework and Modern Domestic Relationships. Under contract with Scarecrow Press (imprint of Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group) Editors: Elizabeth Patton, Doctoral Candidate — Media, Culture and Communication, New York University; Mimi Choi, MA — Literatures of Modernity, Ryerson University Contact e-mail: eap5@nyu.edu We are looking for original proposals for chapters […]
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CFP: The Life of New Materials | April 1 deadline

[via H-Urban] Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society Hagley Museum & Library Wilmington, Delaware Paper proposals are invited for a conference on November 17 and 18, 2011 that will explore the lives of the new materials that have made possible many of the technological advances of our age. Whether based on plant, […]
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