- Spaces and Locations of Migration, Department of Economic and Social History, University of Vienna, December 2–3, 2021. Deadline: April 30, 2020.
- Labeling and the Management of Displacement—Current Research on “Displaced Persons” and “Heimatlose Ausländer” in the Aftermath of World War II, 5th conference of the Displaced Persons Research Network, October 28–30, 2021, Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) and the Department of History, Osnabrück University. Deadline: May 31, 2021.
- Blog post: “Symptoms of the Jet Age: Global Air Mobility and Disease Control in the 1960s” by Carolin Liebisch-Gümüş, History of Knowledge, February 16, 2021.
- New open access journal: Journal of Migration Studies, published by the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS) at the University of Osnabrück.
- The relatively new Journal for the History of Knowledge has also begun publishing a blog. The first post, by Sebastian Felten and Christine von Oertzen, and a special issue of the open access journal, edited by the same historians, deal with the topic of bureaucratic knowledge, a theme with implications for scholars working on knowledge about migrants and migration.
- The “Travelers” special issue of The Journal of Modern History (vol. 93, no. 1, March 2021) features a lot of relevant work, including John Brewer’s “Visiting Vesuvius: Guides, Local Knowledge, Sublime Tourism, and Science, 1760–1890” and Joseph Peterson’s “Honor, Excrement, Ethnography: Colonial Knowledge between Missionary and Militaire in French Algeria.”
- New Book: David S. Koffman, ed., No Better Home?: Jews, Canada, and the Sense of Belonging (University of Toronto Press, 2021).
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