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The autumn newsletter

The latest newsletter contains the call for papers for the 2023 ISCH conference in Singapore, news about the latest ISCH publications, as well as other news and calls in the field of cultural history. See the newsletter here. You can subscribe to the bi-annual newsletter here:

Call for Papers for 2023 ISCH Conference ‘Cultural Histories of Empire’, 19-22 June, Singapore

Extended deadline for abstracts: 5 January 2023: While the program committee will begin reviewing submissions immediately, it will be happy to consider late proposals on a rolling basis until 5 January. The committee will make its decisions by 25 January 2023. Empire has been a persistent form of human organization and one of the primary…

The new issue of the Cultural History journal

The new issue (11.2) of the Cultural History journal has been published. This is a themed issue titled ‘Cultural History and Heritage in Chinese Theme Parks‘ and edited by Florian Freitag and Chang Liu. Abstract: “Globally, one of the most significant trends in theme park development over the past decade has been the increasing focus…

The winner of the ISCH Essay Prize 2022

Last week, the winner of the ISCH Essay Prize was announced at the Verona conference. The winner is Marika Ahonen from the University of Turku, with the essay titled ‘Sirens, Narrative Ethics, and Christina Rosenvinge’s Mi Vida Bajo el Agua’. Congratulations Marika! The essay will be published in a future issue of the Cultural History…