ANN: Call for map history dissertations-in-progress

Imago Mundi: The International Journal for the History of Cartography gives advanced doctoral students the chance to publish an abstract of their dissertation. If your dissertation engages significantly with the history of maps and mapping or, if you are aware of such a dissertation in progress, please contact the section editor, Elizabeth Baigent, at the University of Oxford to discuss how she can help you prepare for publication.  

Atlantic World merchant vessel technology--anecdotal evidence

I am beginning a dissertation project with the working title "Merchant Ship Technology and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1600-1800."  Among other types of sources, I'm looking for anecdotal archival or published primary source material in which those engaged in the shipping business in this world--ship owners, masters, ship builders, state officials, merchants, and mariners--mention or discuss vessel technology in their correspondence, journals, logs, and other written documents.  I'm interested in their opinions, judgments, specifications, and instructions regarding design, rig,

DORI LAUB FELLOWSHIP - Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies

Doctoral students (doctoral candidates) currently enrolled in PhD or DPhil programs are invited to apply for the Dori Laub Fellowship for Doctoral Student Research. These fellowships support graduate students who will use the Fortunoff Video Archive as a primary resource in their dissertation research.

Recently completed dissertations and theses

We list below the recently completed dissertations and theses by members of our network, representing new scholarship on Lusophone African countries across a range of disciplines. If you are interested in the research of any of the scholars in the list, click on their names to be taken to their H-Net profile where you can find out more about their work and - as long as you are signed in to H-Net - where you can send them a message via 'contact'.

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