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John Hull

Hello Everyone.  I hope that you are all enjoying the summer.  I am studying John Hull, the Boston merchant and mintmaster who lived from 1624-1683.  I am aware of the following documents that were written by him, but I figured that it would not hurt to see whether anyone had any suggestions of other available documents, especially because I will be in London and Oxford over the next few weeks. 

CFP: Western Conference on British Studies

This is a reminder that the 30 June deadline for submitting paper and panel proposals for the Western Conference on British Studies is fast approaching. The WCBS will meet in Tempe, Arizona 6 to 8 October 2016. The theme this year is “Citizens and Subjects” broadly conceived (citizenship, contested identities, race and citizenship, royal subjects, barriers to citizenship, gendered citizens, revoked citizenship, immigration or emigration, civil defence, civic duty, Imperial subjects, the politics of identity, etc.).

CONF: Empire, Colonialism, and Famine in Comparative Historical Perspective. Toronto, October 28, 2016 *Travel Grants Available

The Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) announces its conference Empire, Colonialism, and Famine in Comparative Historical Perspective, to be held at the University of Toronto on October 28, 2016. Travel grants are available (up to $800.00) to support scholars in deepening their understanding of colonialism and famine through engagement with leading scholars in the field. (Priority will be given to graduate students.