[Humanist] 29.792 events: material culture; local & global (Buenos Aires)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 792.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Tom Ritchie <ritchie.t at OUTLOOK.COM>                       (16)
        Subject: Call For Papers - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Material
                Culture

  [2]   From:    gimena del rio riande <gdelrio.riande at gmail.com>          (31)
        Subject: Digital Humanities: Local Constructions in Global Contexts.
                Argentina


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        Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:47:12 +0000
        From: Tom Ritchie <ritchie.t at OUTLOOK.COM>
        Subject: Call For Papers - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Material Culture


Call for Papers: 

‘Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Material Culture', South East Hub Conference hosted by the University of Kent. 

Date:  9th June 2016

Location: University of Kent, Canterbury campus. 

The School of History at the University of Kent invites submissions for papers to be given at the South East Hub Conference 2016. We seek papers which demonstrate a range of approaches to interpreting culture through an analysis of the ways in which people relate to the material world. A consideration of rare and beautiful objects, as well as those taken from the mundane existence of everyday life are encouraged; and we invite submissions which address themes such as: 

-The ways in which material culture impacts upon the identity and subjectivity of producers, consumers and collectors.

-How objects acquire meaning and status.

- The meaning of ownership of material objects.

-The movement and circulation of material objects.

-The collecting of objects in the construction of memory. 

Submissions are invited from taught MA and post-graduate researchers with an interest in material culture, across a broad range of disciplines which might include, but is not limited to: History, Art History, Archaeology, Anthropology, English Literature, Geography, Religious Studies, Architecture and Heritage Studies. We encourage papers which reflect upon and promote interdisciplinary discussions in the area of material culture. 

Submissions: abstracts should be no more than 250 words, introducing the topic of your paper which should be 20 minutes in length. Please also include your name, institution and details of study. 

Deadline: All abstracts should be submitted to sehub2016 at gmail.com by 31st March 2016.

Applicants will be notified if their paper has been accepted by Thursday 24th April.​

Best Regards

Tom Ritchie
South East Hub Conference 2016 Co-ordinatorPhD Student 		 	   		  

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        Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 09:11:27 +1200
        From: gimena del rio riande <gdelrio.riande at gmail.com>
        Subject: Digital Humanities: Local Constructions in Global Contexts. Argentina


Dear Colleagues,

The Argentine Association of Digital Humanities/Asociación Argentina de
Humanidades Digitales (AAHD) invites you to participate in its
International Conference, *Digital Humanities: Local Constructions in
Global Contexts*, which will be celebrated on *November 7-9, 2016* at the
General San Martín Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

We invite the scholarly community within the fields of Arts, Humanities,
and Social Science to participate in the event and also seek perspectives
from cultural producers, communicators, designers, makers, programmers, and
developers who wish to discuss the distinctive aspects of global and local
Digital Humanities.

The deadline for sending abstracts for papers, workshop proposals,
roundtables, and panels is *June 1st, 2016*.

The languages for the conference are *Spanish, English, and Portuguese*.
The conference will have international keynote speakers.

The CFP can be found on our site at http://www.aacademica.org/aahd.congreso
or in our site http://aahd.com.ar.

Best,

Gimena del Rio Riande

On behalf of the AAHD
Gimena del Rio
Investigadora. Seminario de Edición y Crítica Textual (SECRIT-IIBICRIT,
CONICET)
Personal website: http://linhd.uned.es/gimenadelrio/
 http://linhd.uned.es/gimenadelrio/
http://www.iibicrit-conicet.gov.ar/   http://www.iibicrit-conicet.gov.ar/
Asociación Argentina de Humanidades Digitales: http://aahd.com.ar/
Marcelo T. de Alvear 1694 (1060). Buenos Aires - Argentina
(54)-11-4129-1158

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