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)

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CFP: Socialist Internationalism & the Global Contemporary – Transnational Art Historiographies from Eastern and East-Central Europe (Leipzig, 23-25 November 2017)

This conferences explores a possible alternative beginning of the methodology that set a wordwide focus in the study of art: the kind of “universal art history” or Weltkunstgeschichte as an approach to art history that was introduced in the countries of the Socialist Bloc under the aegis of a Socialist internationalism. … More CFP: Socialist Internationalism & the Global Contemporary – Transnational Art Historiographies from Eastern and East-Central Europe (Leipzig, 23-25 November 2017)