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Extended Deadline: Midwest Conference on British Studies 2017

CFP Extended Deadline: April 23, 2017

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 64th Annual Meeting will be hosted by Webster University in St. Louis, MO, September 29-Oct 1, 2017. The keynote speaker will be Tammy Proctor of Utah State University, and the plenary address will be given by Jonathan Sawday from Saint Louis University.

CfP: The United Nations and Decolonization after World War II

X-posted from H-West Africa

 

CfP: The United Nations and Decolonization after World War II

by Aurora Almada e Santos
Call for Papers

International Conference

New Orleans, Tulane University, June 8-9, 2017

                                                                      

Deadline Approaching! ASMEA Research and Travel Grant Applications Due March 31

x-posted from H-West Africa

 

Deadline Approaching! ASMEA Research and Travel Grant Applications Due March 31

by Emily Lucas
The deadline for the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA)  Travel and Research Grant Program is March 31, 2017.

Grants are awarded in conjunction with the Tenth Annual ASMEA Conference in Washington, D.C., October 19 – 21, 2017. Grant awards range from $500 to $2500.

Below is select guidelines for the 2017 program:

FINALISTS FOR THE BARBARA HARLOW PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE STUDIES

FINALISTS FOR THE BARBARA HARLOW PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE STUDIES

 

It is with pleasure that I announce the finalists for the Barbara Harlow Prize for the best graduate paper at the Austin annual conference on Africa. We received an impressive number of submissions. The jury—Professors Mia Carter, Neville Hoad and Brian F. Doherty– will announce the winner on Saturday, April 1, 2017.

 

Find below the list of finalists, not arranged in any order of ranking:

 

 

Pub.: Sustainable transport in Africa

The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) has included two brief articles about African cities in the latest issue of Sustainable Transport 28 (Winter 2017), available at https://www.itdp.org/santiago-chile-putting-pedestrians-first-issue-28-2017/

“14 Years in the Making, DART Brings Mobility to Dar es Salaam,” by Naomi Mwaura

“Africa Rising in Kigali, Rwanda,” by Naomi Mwaura

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