CFP: Exporting Socialism, Making Business? Intercultural Transfer, Circulation and Appropriations of Architecture in the Cold War Period (Erkner, 21-22 June 2018)

After WWII, architecture was used and misused as an ideological signifier for competing systems and for new national identities. Diverse actors and networks took part in architectural exchange within the blocks and beyond the Iron Curtain. … More CFP: Exporting Socialism, Making Business? Intercultural Transfer, Circulation and Appropriations of Architecture in the Cold War Period (Erkner, 21-22 June 2018)

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CFP: After Socialism: Forgotten Legacies and Possible Futures in Africa and Beyond (Bayreuth, 13-14 October 2017)

Recent scholarship has productively revisited the history of socialism in the postcolonial world from various angles to reassess its historical dimensions and significance. This workshop builds on this scholarship with the aim of pushing this broad investigation further. It seeks to explore the intellectual transformations that have occured since the end of “scientific”, “African” or “Arab” socialisms – political ideologies that were once confident, but have since faded. … More CFP: After Socialism: Forgotten Legacies and Possible Futures in Africa and Beyond (Bayreuth, 13-14 October 2017)