"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)
Call for Papers: Universalizing the Holocaust
February 18-20, 2023
Book notices, 24 June 2022.
I am delighted to tell you that my new book just appeared in the Bielefeld transcript-Verlag.
Cornelia Soldat, Russland als Ziel kolonialer Eroberung. Heinrich von Stadens Pläne für ein Moskauer Reich im 16. Jahrhundert, Bielefeld: transcript-Verlag 2022
Copies can be got via the publisher's website: https://www.transcript-verlag.de/author/soldat-cornelia-320028818/
H-Ukraine Call for Network Editors and Book Review Editors
‘Cambridge University Help for Ukraine’ is a comprehensive package of new support for students and academics displaced by the war on
Following the outbreak of war in Ukraine and the resulting refugee crisis, Ireland’s research funders have been engaging collaboratively on developments, in particular relating to how researchers from Ukraine who are arriving in Ireland due to the war can be supported by the Irish research system.
You can find the full announcement here.
A Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1352) is available at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo.
In this episode, Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern, Crown Family Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Jewish History at Northwestern University, talks to Oleksii Chebotarov, Postdoctoral Fellow at the New Europe College - Institute for Advanced Studies, Bucharest, about Jewish communities in the late Russian Empire and