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Arkansas Historical Association CFP

To Bind up the Nation’s Wounds

Arkansas Historical Association 74th Annual Conference
April 9-11, 2015
West Memphis, Arkansas

The Arkansas Historical Association (AHA) invites presentation proposals for its 74th annual conference in West Memphis, April 9-11, 2015. We are seeking papers treating health care, peacemaking, or healing in Arkansas history, as well as ones focused on the final year of the Civil War in Arkansas.

Free Lectures on Rev War and War of 1812 officers at the Society of the Cincinnati

The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati presents the following lectures at Anderson House, 2118 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.  Both lectures are free and open to the public


Thursday, August 7

6 p.m.

Today in New Jersey History - July 31


[TINJH posting courtesy of Joe Bilby]

July 31, 1674: Proprietor Sir George Carteret issued “Directions, Instructions and Orders” for governing New Jersey.

July 31,1869: The first religious meeting of the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting community was held in a tent. About twenty people gathered to be led in prayer by Reverend Ellwood Stokes. 

Position, Assistant Professor of History (Japan and/or Korea and the World), University of California - Irvine

From H-Net Job Guide:

University of California - Irvine, History

Japan and/or Korea and the World

Institution Type: College / University
Location: California, United States
Position: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty

Book Review: Luscombe on Dubber. Radio in the Digital Age

Andrew Dubber. Radio in the Digital Age. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013. 208 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-6197-1; $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7456-6196-4.

Reviewed by Anya Luscombe (University College Roosevelt)
Published on Jhistory (July, 2014)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

COURSE> free intensive course in Beginning Literary Tibetan

Dear Colleagues,

UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies offers a free intensive course in
Beginning Literary Tibetan, November 17th to December 23rd, 2014. The goal of this course is to quickly introduce aspiring translators to some of the great Ge-luk and Nying-ma authors of Tibet.

The course will be taught by Bill Magee at the UMA Institute for
Tibetan Studies outside of Charlottesville, VA. For more information see
our web page:

Sources or scholarship on Mobutu's Chinese "palaces"

Dear Fellow H-AFRICAnists,

I am looking for scholarship on Mobutu's Chinese "palaces" built near
Gbadolite and Kinshasa (at Nsere) in the style of the Forbidden City in
Beijing. I have seen a good bit of photojournalism on ruins of these sites,
but I am interested in their history. Could anyone please recommended
scholarship or sources on how and when these sites were built, how much
money they cost, who actually designed and built them, why they were built,
and how people experienced or responded to them? Any leads would be

WEB: Digitizing Desegregation Materials in Boston

New at the National Archives blog:

"Teachers Digitize Boston School Desegregation Case at the National Archives in Boston"

First sentence:
"Last week, educators visited the National Archives at Boston to explore and examine primary sources related to desegregating Boston Public Schools."

Chinese President Xi Jinping, South-South cooperation, and world peace

Immediately prior to his trip to Latin America to attend the Sixth BRICS Summit as well as meetings of BRICS-UNASUR and China-CELAC, Chinese President Xi Jinping responded to questions posed by Latin American journalists.  He maintains that China seeks to establish and strengthen mutually beneficial commercial and social relations with other nations in development on a foundation of equality and mutual respect, so that the development of all nations, as well as that of China, will be promoted.  He proclaims that China hopes to play an important role in the building of a peaceful internation

TOC: History of Education Quarterly (August 2014)

History of Education Quarterly

August 2014

Volume 54, Issue 3

Table of Contents

Adrea Lawrence, KuuNUx TeeRIt Kroupa, and Donald Warren

American Indian Histories as Education History
Donald Warren

Epic Learning in an Indian Pueblo:  A Framework for Studying Multigenerational Learning in the History of Education
Adrea Lawrence

H-Net Academic Announcements--July 29-30, 2014


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From the MUA - New Asia-Pacific Conference Papers Posted


Today the Museum of Underwater Archeology releases the third of four sets of papers from the proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage. Twenty papers and four videos or written interviews by session organizers describe the various sessions and concerns faced in the field. Today’s sessions include:

Session 9: History and Current Trends of Underwater Archeology around East Asia (organizer: Akifumi Iwabuchi)


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