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Event: Dr. Maria Angela Bragança speaking on "Angola as a Global Influence," June 13, London

Dr Maria Ângela Bragança, Secretary of State for Cooperation, Ministry of External Relations, Angola - See more at: http://www.chathamhouse.org/event/angola-global-influence-priorities-international-coopera...

Dr. Maria Angela Bragança, Secretary of State for Cooperation, Ministry of External Relations, Angola, will speak on "Angola as a Global Influence."

Today in New Jersey History - June 11

[Editor's note: Joe Bilby's TINJH column for today] 

June 11, 1855: Mary Paul, a Vermont native and resident at the utopian North American Phalanx community in Middletown, wrote her father as the community began to unravel “I don’t know how long I can stay here…Where I shall go and when I go away is more than I can guess.”

June 11, 1964: Sandy Hook Lighthouse was declared an official National Historic Landmark, on the 200th anniversary of the date it began operation.

Call for papers: "The aesthetics of crossing: experiencing the beyond in Abrahamic traditions" (Utrecht/NL, 19-21 March 2015)

Call for Papers

 

“The aesthetics of crossing: experiencing the beyond in Abrahamic traditions”.

International conference

Utrecht (NL), 19-21 March 2015

 

Funded by the European Research Council (ERC)

Hosted by the Dpt. of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University

With keynotes from Hans Belting, Lindsay Jones, Christian Lange, Birgit Meyer, and Leigh Eric Schmidt

 

"2013 Top Twenty List" of articles about information literacy

The American Library Association's Library Instruction Round Table has just published its "2013 Top Twenty List" of articles about information literacy in its June 2014 newsletter.

The full list of 20 articles, with abstracts, can be found at http://www.ala.org/lirt/sites/ala.org.lirt/files/content/archive/2014jun.pdf

REV: Kraul on Jacobi, _Mädchen und Frauenbildung in Europa: von 1500 bis zur Gegenwart_

German-reading historians of education may be interested in reading Margret Kraul's new review of Juliane Jacobi's book on girls's and women's education in Europe since 1500. The review was originally jointly published this week by H-Soz-u-Kult and Historische Bildungsforschung Online.

Applications are invited for the Eccles British Library Writer in Residence Award 2015

This award of £20,000, sponsored by the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library, is open to writers resident in the United Kingdom. Writers should be working on a non-fiction or fiction full-length book, written in the English language, the research for which requires that they make substantial use of the British Library’s collections relating to North America (the USA and/or Canada).

Invasion of America - A New Online Resource

Hi Folks - I wanted to alert you to a new online resource:

http://invasionofamerica.ehistory.org

This interactive site maps every Native American treaty and executive order between 1776 and 1886, as originally compiled by Charles Royce in 1899. The map contains links to the original treaty text, when available.It also has an accompanying video animation, showing land cessions, which you might find useful for teaching:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJxrTzfG2bo

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