II. CONGRESS, WORKSHOPS AND VISITS
–Call for Papers. Deadline October 1, 2018. The CNHH sponsored sessions at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association in Vancouver in 2019 will be on Official Development Assistance, especially questions of training and education in the aid field, universities and internationalization, other aspects of settler colonialism and humanitarianism, Canada and international aid organizations, etc. It is coordinated by David Meren, who is preparing a paper on “‘Development’: Settler Colonialism and the Origins, Life and Demise of the United Nations Regional Training Centre for Technical Assistance at UBC”. Please write to him before October 1 <firstname.lastname@example.org> if you are interested.
– Call for Papers. Deadline October 20, 2018. Human Rights and Transnational Legal Activism workshop held at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich, February 8 and 9, 2019. Those interested can find more information and details here. Interested parties are required to submit a 600 word abstract along with a short bio to email@example.com. Questions should be directed to Dr. Deniz Yonucu at the same email address. Authors will be notified of the selection committee’s decision by November 5, 2018.
– CNHH founding member Jill Campbell-Miller started a SSHRC Post-doctoral stay at Carleton University on “Settler Colonialism and Development: Experiences from Canada and India, 1953-58”, with a CNHH co-sponsored talk on the “Colombo Plan Fellowships and the Changing Landscape of Health Education in Canada, 1950-1968” on September 14. A blog will follow soon.
– Jean-Michel Turcotte, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of History, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, will present his work on prisoners of war at Carleton on September 27.