The Football Scholars Forum final meeting of 2013 takes place on Thursday, December 5, at 4pm (9pm GMT). The group will discuss the craft of independent fútbol writing in a digital age. Our special guest (via Skype) is Jonathan Wilson, journalist, author, founder and editor of The Blizzard, a football quarterly that is neither magazine nor book, […]
Courses for 'Events'
Laura Fair presented her research on the history of the film exhibition and distribution industries in Tanzania on November 27 to a delightful audience at the University of Warwick’s Global History and Culture Center, Warwick, England.
The A. H. de Oliveira Marques prize is awarded by the Association for Spanish and Portuguese History for the best article published on Portuguese History. The prize is given yearly, and carries an award of $250.00. Brockey was awarded for his article, “Doubting Thomas: The Apostle and the Portuguese Empire in Early Modern Asia,” which […]
Dr. Gordon Stewart recently published a chapter on Central Asian history in Reinterpreting Exploration The West in the World Oxford University Press). “This important book critically re-evaluates what Western exploration was and did–its intellectual contours and its enduring consequences–and wonderfully illuminates exploration’s multiple histories, diverse geographies, and material forms. Regional essays on Russia, the Pacific, […]
Dr. Laura Fair was recently invited by an interdisciplinary group of faculty and graduate students at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands, to present a paper entitled, ‘Cinema, Cities and Audiences: a Social Cartography of Going to the Show in Tanzania.’