ANN: VCU Qatar - Rose Issa lecture and Fathi Hassan's exhibition

In Doha on Wednesday 15th January - Come to VCU Qatar to hear Rose Issa's lecture at 6pm and to see Fathi Hassan's new exhibition at 7pm.

Wednesday 15th January at 6pm: Rose Issa's lecture on "Signs, Traces, Calligraphy", followed by the exhibition launch for Fathi Hassan at 7pm, "The Depth of Hope,"

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Hi Everybody:

I just found out H-Holocaust was moved yesterday! I had been told it would be in the "next wave" which would be next week sometime. This is good.

Now that it's up and running, we all have much to learn with the new system, there's so much more to it than we've had during the past, and I hope you're learning your way around. And, as always, if you have any difficulties or questions please let me know (



ANN: AUC offers new CASIC program starting summer 2014

The Department of Arabic Language Instruction at the American University in
Cairo has the pleasure to announce the launching of a one year Advanced
Arabic Program starting summer 2014, and continuing through fall and spring
of 2015. Successful applicants will enjoy a reduced fee, and will enjoy a
content based curriculum which includes an out of class, real world

Joanna Innes, Mark Philp, eds.
Micah Alpaugh

Alpaugh on Innes and Philp, 'Re-Imagining Democracy in the Age of Revolutions: America, France, Britain, Ireland, 1750-1850'

Joanna Innes, Mark Philp, eds. Re-Imagining Democracy in the Age of Revolutions: America, France, Britain, Ireland, 1750-1850. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. x + 240 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-966915-8.

Reviewed by Micah Alpaugh (University of Central Missouri) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2014) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Owen White, J. P. Daughton, eds.
Elise Franklin

Franklin on White and Daughton, 'In God's Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World'

Owen White, J. P. Daughton, eds. In God's Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. xi + 324 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539644-7.

Reviewed by Elise Franklin (Boston College) Published on H-Empire (January, 2014) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

A Mission to Moralize? French Missionaries in the Empire and Beyond

2014 SSRC DPDF Student Fellowship Competition

The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) Student Fellowship Competition is organized to help graduate students in the humanities and social sciences formulate effective research proposals through scholarly exchange within interdisciplinary areas of study and exploratory summer research.

Deadline: February 3, 2014

Research Fields
Students may apply to participate in one of the six interdisciplinary research fields offered this year, led by the following senior faculty:


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