CfP deadline 14 Oct – two weeks to go!

Originally posted on Understanding Material Loss:
Understanding Material Loss Across Time and Space 17-18 February 2017, University of Birmingham Understanding Material Loss intends to examine the usefulness of ‘loss’ as an analytical framework across different disciplines and sub-fields, but principally within historical studies. Loss and absence are slowly being recognized as significant factors in historical…

Analyzing the Palimpsestic Petroleumscape of Rotterdam — Global Urban History

Looks interesting (Also: The shell building has a haunting resemblance to Nasr city )   By Carola Hein, Delft University of Technology Petroleum – its extraction, refining, transformation, and consumption – has shaped our built environment in visible and invisible interconnected ways around the world over the last 150 years. Industrial structures, buildings, monuments, urban […]

Ciuncil for British Research on the Levant: New Lecture Series focusing on power and place and the Levant.

I am a quite interested in the very last one, but looks like an interesting lineup. 21st September Book Launch of Festschrift in honour of Professor Denys Pringle – Crusader Landscapes in the Medieval Levant Lecture by Dr Jonathan Phillips – Recalling the Crusades: Europeans in Nineteenth Century Jerusalem 18th October Dr Noam Leshem – No […]