Virtual Meeting: Learn more about the UN Digital Library and Meet the New Chief Librarian of the Dag Hammarksjöld Library

A few weeks ago, a post was made to this group announcing the UN Digital Library.  As a follow-along to that, I would like to extend an invitation to meet with the UN Dag Hammarksjöld Library staff for a discussion about the new UNDL.  

CfP: Archives, the Digital Turn and Governance in Africa

*Apologies for cross-posting*

Dear all,

Please find below a call for papers you may find of interest.

Best regards,

Marie Rodet, Vincent Hiribarren, Fabienne Chamelot


Call for papers.

Featured section in History in Africa: Archives, the Digital Turn and Governance in Africa


Deadline for abstracts: 29 September 2017

Guest editors:

Dr Marie Rodet, School of Oriental and African Studies

Dr Vincent Hiribarren, King’s College London

CFP: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery

The History Department at Rice University invites proposals for a two-day symposium on the history of Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. In the last three decades, scholars have increasingly identified connections between slavery and medicine. They have uncovered how medical theories and practices helped to reinforce the institution of slavery, just as enslaved people used their knowledge of healing to gain autonomy and power.


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