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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

Deadline for abstracts: 20 December 2022 Empire has been a persistent form of human organization and one of the primary mechanisms for the dispersion of cultural forms. Some of the earliest known empires include the great imperial formations in Mesopotamia in the second millennium BCE and in Persia and around the Mediterranean in the first…

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…