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Announcing Winners of the LSA Awards

The Lagos Studies Association (LSA) is excited to announce the winners of its 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award; Distinguished Personality Award; and Best Doctoral Thesis in Lagos Studies Award. The awards will be formally presented to the winners at the closing ceremony of the 3rd Lagos Conference (University of Lagos) on June 23, 2018.

 

(1) Distinguished Scholar Award: Ayodeji Olukoju (Professor of History, University of Lagos)

Congress on Insularities and enclaves in colonial and post-colonial circumstances, Lisbon, December 6-7, 2018

The Centre for History of the University of Lisbon, the Centre for African Studies of the University of Porto, the Centre for International Studies (ISCTE-IUL) and the Contemporary History Institute of the New University of Lisbon are organizing the International Congress Insularities and enclaves in colonial and post-colonial circumstances: crossings, conflicts and identitarian constructions (15th-21st centuries).

The conference will take place in Lisbon, on December 6-7, 2018.

CFC: Greenwood Encyclopedia of the Daily Life of Women: How They Lived from Ancient Times to the Present

Project Editors are once again seeking contributors to the forthcoming four-volume Greenwood Encyclopedia of the Daily Life of Women: How They Lived from Ancient Times to the Present, to be published by ABC-CLIO, under the editorship of Colleen Boyett, Mildred Diane Gleason, and Micheal Tarver. Expressions of interest are welcome from graduate students, postdocs, professors, independent scholars, and public history professionals.

Celebrating 25 Years of Service

Dear friends,

This year we are celebrating twenty-five years of service by scholars, teachers, and students for scholars, teachers, and students to the humanities and social sciences. We own our servers and our members own their contributions. H-Net is a free, independent, nonprofit service creating valuable resources for researchers and educators, stored in a public, permanent archive while safeguarding the privacy of our subscribers. No algorithms, no data selling, no spam, no shouting. 

CFP: 13th meeting of the African Economic History Network “Transitions in African Economic History”

CFP

The African Economic History Network, in association with the Department of History and Cultures at the University of Bologna and the support of the PRIN Project 2015JXPLWF announces a Call for Papers:

 

 13th meeting of the African Economic History Network “Transitions in African Economic History”

 

12-13 October 2018 – University of Bologna –Italy

 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Africa: 2 April - 9 April

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
 2 April 2018 to  9 April 2018.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Africa.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-AfResearch: 2 April - 9 April

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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-AfResearch: 26 March - 2 April

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