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Gilder Lehrman 2014 Summer Teacher Seminars

Forty weeklong seminars for K-12 Teachers of Social Studies, History, English Language Arts, School Librarians, New Teacher Fellows, and more.

**Held in prestigious universities across the US and UK
**Led by the nation's top historians including Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Gordon Wood, Eric Foner, and more
**FREE room, board, and tuition for K-12 public school educators and matching funds provided for Independent school educators

CFP - Unconventional Wisdom: Experiments with Sources Material, Research Methodologies, and Information Expression

Unconventional Wisdom is a two day student symposium focused on cultural studies of the Americas. One day will highlight graduate students, while a second day will highlight the research efforts of undergraduate students.

PUB: A Problem of Great Importance: Race, Population and Power in the British Empire, 1918-1973

I want to announce the publication of my book ‘A Problem of Great Importance’:  Population, Race and Power in the British Empire, 1918-1973 by the University of California Press.  A Problem of Great Importance explores the growing importance of demographic issues in the 20th century empire. It traces how the imperial state turned to metropolitan activists to improve its knowledge of colonial demography and design programs to influence colonial population trends.

Gender, Sport and Leisure Symposium

Gender, Sport and Leisure Symposium
Sponsored by the British Society of Sports History

Friday, 17 January, 2014, 10:00 – 16:00
International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University
Clephan Building, LT 3.03

Keynote: Dr Charles Little
Re-Examining the Place of Working Class Women within Sports History: Examples from Early-Twentieth Century Australia

Plenary Speakers:

CfP: POLITICAL COMMUNITY: AUTHORITY IN THE NAME OF COMMUNITY

Call for Papers - funding available

Workshop

POLITICAL COMMUNITY: AUTHORITY IN THE NAME OF COMMUNITY

Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL) at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Tuesday 24-Wednesday 25 June 2014 (followed by PhD summer school on 26-27 June)

Academic coordinator: Trevor Stack (t.stack@abdn.ac.uk)

CfP Political Community workshop at U Aberdeen, 24-25 June - funding available

Call for Papers - funding available

Workshop

POLITICAL COMMUNITY: AUTHORITY IN THE NAME OF COMMUNITY

Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL) at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Tuesday 24-Wednesday 25 June 2014 (followed by PhD summer school on 26-27 June)

Academic coordinator: Trevor Stack (t.stack@abdn.ac.uk)

Website: http://wp.me/PASsb-45

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 28 February 2014

X-Post: Book Review: Marshall on Leeke, 'Ballplayers in the Great War: Newspaper Accounts of Major Leaguers in World War I Military Service.'

 Jim Leeke. Ballplayers in the Great War: Newspaper Accounts of Major Leaguers in World War I Military Service. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013. 269 pp. $33.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7546-9.

Reviewed by Jon Marshall
Published on Jhistory (December, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Southern Cultures Music Issue Call for Submissions

Southern Cultures, the award-winning quarterly from UNC's Center for the Study of the American South, encourages submissions from scholars and other thoughtful writers for our 7th Music Issue. We will be accepting submissions for this special issue through January 27, 2014.

Submissions can explore any topic or theme related to southern music, including its practitioners, audiences, critics, influences, reach, genres, etc. We publish scholarly essays, memoir, surveys, photo essays, and shorter feature articles. 

Scholarly Research Fellowships at the Kentucky Historical Society

Title: Scholarly Research Fellowships at the Kentucky Historical
      Society
   Location: Kentucky
   Date: 2014-03-15
   Description: Scholarly Research Fellowships at the Kentucky
      Historical Society Funded by the Kentucky Historical Society
      (KHS) Foundation, the KHS scholarly research fellowship program
      encourages and promotes advanced study and research in KHS
      collections on all aspects of Kentucky-related local, regional,
      natio ...

Masters Fellowships in War, Health, and Canadian Veterans

Title: Masters Fellowships in War, Health, and Canadian Veterans
   Date: 2014-02-15
   Description: Masters Fellowships in War, Health, and Canadian
      Veterans As part of a larger SSHRC funded project titled
      Through Veteran's Eyes: Digital Approaches to the Hidden
      Histories of Veterans, Families, and the State 1918 2000, the
      Department of History at Memorial University and Wilfrid
      Laurier University ...
   Contact: mhumphries@mun.ca

CFP: Identity, Patriotism, and the Nation-State Graduate History Conference (Proposals 1/2)

Title: Identity, Patriotism, and the Nation-State Graduate History
      Conference
   Location: Florida
   Date: 2014-01-02
   Description: Submissions are welcomed for the 6th Annual History
      Graduate Student Association Conference, to be held March 29,
      2014, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL Keynote: TBA
      The History Graduate Student Association at Florida State
      University invites graduate students in all areas of the
      humanities ...

Job Guide Weekly Report for H-SAWH: 16 December - 23 December

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 16
December 2013 to 23 December 2013. These job postings are included
here based on the categories selected by the list editors for
H-SAWH. See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

11e colloque annuel de la MAE "Le funéraire. Mémoire, protocoles, monuments"

Prolongation de la date limite de soumission jusqu'au 10 janvier 2014

"Le funéraire. Mémoire, protocoles, monuments"

11e colloque annuel de la MAE, organisé par Grégory Delaplace (LESC) et Frédérique Valentin (ArScAn) du 18 au 20 juin 2014 Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense

http://www.mae.u-paris10.fr/appel-a-communications-colloque-de-la-mae-2014/

Call for Papers: Symbols and Models of the Mediterranean (Calabria, Sept 9-11)

6th Conference of the Mediterranean Worlds
Symbols and Models of the Mediterranean

University of Calabria, Department of Humanities, September 9-11, 2014
<http://medworlds6.altervista.org/call-papers/>

The Mediterranean Sea is a milieu in which it is possible to observe,
through an interdisciplinary lens, the undertaking of elements
defining an idea which conflicts with its immediate sensitive aspect;

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Amstdy: 16 December - 23 December

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 16 December 2013 to 23 December 2013. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Amstdy. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

 

AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Phillips Academy - Instructor in History, World, US w/ Asia and/or Latin America
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=48237

CFP: Global Impact of Slave Trade and Slavery (Kyoto, August 2015)

Global Impact of Slave Trade and Slavery - a comparative approach

CALL FOR PAPERS

World Economic History Congress, 'Diversity in Development', Kyoto, 3-7
August 2015

Deadline abstracts 15 February 2014

Abstract (500 words) can be send to globalimpactslavery@gmail.com

Organizers: Karwan Fatah-Black, Matthias van Rossum

Co-organizers: Ulbe Bosma, Karel Davids, Henk den Heijer

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