"The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database has information on almost 36,000 slaving voyages that forcibly embarked over 10 million Africans for transport to the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. The actual number is estimated to have been as high as 12.5 million. The database and the separate estimates interface offer researchers, students and the general public a chance to rediscover the reality of one of the largest forced movements of peoples in world history." (last accessed, Sept. 23, 2016)
The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 18 to 29 January is as follows:
Week of 18 January:
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In place of its cancelled conference, the American HIstorical Association is offering a series of free online panels and events open to the public.
Panels of interest to H-Scholar include "The Public and the Historical Enterprise: What Do They Know: What Do They Do? on January 19 and "History PhDs in the World Of Entrepreneurship" on January 21.
Please join us for the next meeting of the Modern Japan History Workshop on Friday, January 22nd at 6 pm JST. Our presenter this month will be Aiko Ikeo (Waseda University), who will present her work on Tameyuki Amano and the Oriental Economist (details below).
This month’s session will be held online through ZOOM, and can be accessed using the following sign-in information:
Meeting link: https://zoom.us/j/97108105589
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Search for Humanity After Atrocity – funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities