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October 2023 issue of the Cultural History journal

The new issue (12.2) of the Society’s journal Cultural History has been published. The issue includes the following articles: ‘Plague Markings: Doors and Disease’, by Edward Brookes ‘The ‘Autographic Self’: Facsimile Signatures and Lithographic Portraiture at the Crossroads of Liberalism, Romanticism and Nationalism, c. 1800–60’, by Tom Young ‘Recognizing Traces of Colonialism and Coloniality in…

Call for Papers/Panels 2024 ISCH conference in Potsdam: ‘Embodied Histories: Cultural History of, in, and through the Human Body’

Call for Papers Embodied Histories: Cultural History of, in, and through the Human Body 04.-06. September 2024, Potsdam, Germany For its 2024 conference, the International Society for Cultural History invites paper and panel proposals on the theme of “Embodied Histories.” Historians and contextually oriented scholars working on any period or location are encouraged to explore (but…

The summer newsletter

The latest ISCH newsletter has been published: it includes news about our upcoming conference, the journal and the book series, our partner the South African Society for Cultural History, and about other events and conferences. Read the newsletter here. You can subsribe to the biannual ISCH newsletter by inserting you email address below. In addition…

April 2023 issue of the Cultural History journal

The new issue (12.1) of the Cultural History journal has been published. Articles: Reviews: Cultural History journal promotes the work and aims of the International Society for Cultural History which was founded in 2008. It generates discussion and debate on the nature of cultural history and current trends, and advances theoretical and methodological discussions relating…

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

Update 25. February 2023: It is not too late to join us! A small number of spots have become available for presenters in the International Society for Cultural History’s 2023 conference on “Cultural Histories of Empire.” The program committee welcomes proposals that address the conference theme outlined below. Individual paper or panel proposals (3 presenters)…

ISCH 2023 conference website and registration

The registration for the ISCH conference in Singapore, on 19-22 June 2023, is open and the discounted early bird prices are available until 28 February: https://www.ischconference2023.com/ Regular registration will run from 1 March to 31 March. Late registration will be available from April to 1 May. Non-presenting attendees are warmly welcome as well! Also, if…

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:

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…

The South African Journal of Cultural History is looking for peer reviewers and members in its editorial advisory board

The journal (the South African Journal of Cultural History) of our partners (the South African Society for Cultural History) is looking for international members for its editorial advisory board, as well as peer reviewers. Members of the ISCH who would be interested in being included in the International Editorial Advisory Committee of the SAJCH, may…

Summer newsletter

The latest newsletter of the ISCH contains some interesting news and calls in the field of cultural history, as well as ISCH-related news such as the preparations for the upcoming conference in Verona in August. See the newsletter here.

Partnership between the ISCH and the South African Society for Cultural History

Starting from 2022, the International Society for Cultural History (ISCH) and the South African Society for Cultural History (SASCH) have entered into partnership. This means that we cooperate by promoting each other’s events and publications, for example. SASCH is an academic society, established in 1982, with the purpose of promoting Cultural History as a discipline…

ISCH Annual Conference

Call for Papers/Panels 2024 ISCH conference in Potsdam: ‘Embodied Histories: Cultural History of, in, and through the Human Body’

Call for Papers Embodied Histories: Cultural History of, in, and through the Human Body 04.-06. September 2024, Potsdam, Germany For its 2024 conference, the International Society for Cultural History invites paper and panel proposals on the theme of “Embodied Histories.” Historians and contextually oriented scholars working on any period or location are encouraged to explore (but…

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

Update 25. February 2023: It is not too late to join us! A small number of spots have become available for presenters in the International Society for Cultural History’s 2023 conference on “Cultural Histories of Empire.” The program committee welcomes proposals that address the conference theme outlined below. Individual paper or panel proposals (3 presenters)…

CfP ISCH 2022 conference in Verona

CALL FOR PAPERS Cultures of Belief and Unbelief 14th Annual Conference of the International Society for Cultural History 2–5 August 2022 University of Verona, Italy   The International Society for Cultural History invites paper and panel proposals for its 2022 annual conference on Cultures of Belief and Unbelief. The conference will be held in Verona,…

ISCH Online Conference 2021

We would like to invite you to our first online conference! 2-3 September 2021 (13:00-18:00 GMT+1) Cultures of Participation and Belonging Keynotes: Nicholas Terpstra (Toronto), Insiders, Outsiders, and …: Being Ambivalent in the Early Modern World Panikos Panayi (Leicester), London: Global City of Migration and Panels on Language and Narratives of Belonging Roots of Cultural History…

CfP ISCH Conference 2020

CfP – International Society for Cultural History (ISCH) Conference University of Mainz, Germany 16. – 19. September 2020 “Cultures of Participation and Belonging.” DEADLINE: 15. January 2020 Confirmed keynote speakers: Panikos Panayi (School of Humanities, De Montfort University Leicester); Nicholas Terpstra (Department of Italian Studies, University of Toronto) The International Society for Cultural History invites…

Extended Call for Papers – ISCH 2016

At the request of potential delegates, the deadline for proposal is extended as follows: applications received by 31 December 2015 will obtain a reply by 31 January 2016 applications received between 1-15 January 2016 will obtain a reply by 15 February 2016 Please note that: the ISCH encourages the consideration of the interplay between gender…

Call for Papers – ISCH Annual Conference 2016

Annual Conference of the International Society for Cultural History Trieste, Italy, 18-22 July 2016 Gender and Generations: Spaces, times and relationships in cultural-historical perspective The next annual conference of the International Society for Cultural History will be held in Trieste, Italy, from 18 to 22 July 2016. The conference will be open to host papers…

Second Call for Papers – Extended Submission Period | ISCH Annual Conference 2015

TIME AND CULTURE Our thanks to all of those who have already submitted proposals for the ISCH Annual Conference 2015. We received several requests for more time. By popular demand, we’re extending the Call for Papers for additional four weeks, by 10th January 2015. Proposals submitted before December 11 will receive a decision by Jan. 15,…