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Award opportunity - Förderpreis Agrargeschichte 2018 - deadline applications January 31, 2018

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The Geselschafft für Agrargeschichte [Association of Agricultural History] calls for applications for the Förderpreis Agrargeschichte 2018. This will be the sixth time this prize of 1,000 EUR will be awarded to the best doctoral thesis in agricultural history. Nominations should be submitted before January 31, 2018.

CfP - Changing the Earth’s (Sur-)Face. Adjusting Nature to Human Needs (Wuppertal, Germany, May 23-25, 2018) - deadline Nov. 3

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The Interdisciplinary Centre for Science and Technology Studies (IZWT) at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal will organize the workshop 'Changing the Earth’s (Sur-)Face. Adjusting Nature to Human Needs' in Wuppertal, Germany, on May 23-25, 2018. Papers from all fields of history with a focus on more recent history are welcome and should be submitted before November 3, 2017.

Call for Manuscripts - Bydell Studies in Rural History

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The new series Boydell Studies in Rural History offers an outlet for the best new research in agricultural and rural history concentrating on Britain and Ireland, Europe and its colonial empires both during and after colonisation, and North America. The series is open to proposals of both monographs and collections of essays.

Call for Contributions - Resilient Cities Forum (Bonn, April 26-28, 2018) - deadline November 1, 2017

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Resilient Cities 2018, the 9th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, is taking place on 26 - 28 April 2018 in Bonn, Germany (back-to-back with the annual UNFCCC Bonn talks). The annual forum is organized by ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and co-hosted with the City of Bonn, Germany.

The call for contributions for the 2018 congress is now open and welcomes proposals for various formats, including presentations, panels, workshops, and debates. Submissions are due by November 1, 2017.

Call for papers Special Issue Journal Praktyka Teoretyczna - deadline December 15, 2017

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Editors Bartłomiej Błesznowski and Mikołaj Ratajczak welcome contributions to a special issue on 'Cooperation as the institution of the common' of the journal Praktyka Teoretyczna. Contributions will be in English. The issue is due to be issued in the course of 2018, submissions are due by December 15, 2017.

Conference 'Politics of the countryside' - London, December 2, 2017

On December 2, 2017, the Institute for Historical Research in London will host the one-day Winter conference of the British Agricultural History Society, enitled 'The Politics of the Countryside, from the Fourteenth to the Twentieth Century'. This is a one-day conference addressing political actors and actions in the countryside from medieval to modern times in Britain.

Call for papers - Session at XVI Agricultural History Conference - deadline September 30, 2017

The organizers (among whom one of our IASC-members) of Session P156, 'Natural Resources, Collective Action and Egalitarian Cultures. Property Rights, Organization and Stewardship of Common Lands from the Middle-Ages to the Agroecological Transition' for the joint XVI Agrarian History Congress - SEHA and VII Encontro RuralRePort, to be held in Santiaga de Compsoetla, Spain, June 20-23, 2018, call for contributions to this session. Proposals are due by September 30, 2017.

Call for papers Session 'Feeding the city' at EAUH 2018 Conference - deadline October 5, 2017

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The coordinators of the and accepted for the EAUH 2018 Conference session 'Feeding the cities: comparative histories of urban agriculture', Tim Soens (Centre for Urban History, University of Antwerp) and Clare Griffiths (Cardiff Universitt), to be held in Rome, August 29-September 1, 2018, are welcoming proposals for contributions to their session. Contributions are due by October 5, 2017.

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