Ancient-DNA analysis, DNA for genealogy, Cheddar Man, Richard III, the ‘Golden State Killer’, DNA and IQ – the use of genetic science is extremely high profile at the moment, discussed around the world in academic journals and popular publications alike.
Historical fictions can be understood as an expanded mode of historiography. Scholars in literary, visual, historical and museum/re-creation studies have long been interested in the construction of the fictive past, understanding it as a locus for ideological expression.
“Covering methods and practices of futures studies, the journal Futures (Futures: The Journal of Policy, Planning and Futures Studies) seeks to examine possible and alternative futures of all human endeavours.” As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the journal, we call for a range of papers that deal with
It is with great sadness that we note the passing of icon of the field, Hayden White, on the 5th of March 2018.
From the late twentieth to the early twenty-first century, Portugal was the
setting of several initiatives commemorating historical events related to the
country’s expansion overseas, namely the fifth centenary of Vasco da
Gama’s maritime journey to India, in 1498, and of Pedro Álvares Cabral’s
The third number of Práticas da História is now available online at http://www.praticasdahistoria.pt/en. This special issue is entitled “The archive and the subaltern”, and was coordinated by Carolien Stolte (Leiden University) and António da Silva Rego (Birkbeck, University of London).
Expeditions: Theory of History and Historiography, semiannual publication of the State University of Goiás – UEG, invites the international academic community to submit, non stop system, unpublished articles on History, History Theory and Historiography for the composition of their next number expected to be published in August 2017.