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Call for Papers: Medieval Academy of America 2025 Conference

Medieval Academy of America (and Standing Harvard Committee on Medieval Studies)

The Centennial Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America will take place on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, hosted by Harvard University, Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis University, Fitchburg State University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stonehill College, Tufts University, and Wellesley College. The Program Committee invites proposals for papers and panels on any topic from scholars studying the medieval world in all its variety, in all disciplines, regions, and periods of Medieval Studies.

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CfA: Iran, the Holocaust, and World War II Research Workshop and Consultation

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Levine Institute for Holocaust Education at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites applications for a research workshop and consultation on the connections between Iran, the Holocaust, and World War II. Arash Azizi, Department of History and Geography, Clemson University, and Lior Sternfeld, Department of History, Penn State University, will serve as co-convenors for the program. The program will be held September 11-13, 2024, at the Museum. 

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Iran and China: Common heritage and contemporary relations

University of Groningen

Since ancient times, connections between Iran and China have flourished through trade and literature. This has resulted in significant mutual influence on the artistic, cultural, and political development and histories of various peoples residing in the Iranian plateau, China, and Central Asia. Today a large amount of extant tangible and intangible cultural heritage exists in both Iran and China attesting to this shared history. Both forms of heritage are often referenced, put on display, and mobilized in support of a range of political and personal projects. Given its historical significance and contemporary relevance, the goal of this conference is to bring together scholars considering these common ties of cultural heritage, as well as how they are situated in contemporary academic, political, or cultural debates. We invite papers on any aspect of the common heritage of Iran and China, due May 25, 2024.

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