The primary purpose of H-Albion is to enable historians more easily to discuss research interests, teaching methods and the state of historiography. H-Albion is especially interested in methods of teaching history to graduate and undergraduate students in diverse settings.

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Voting in the Colonies

I was stumped recently by a student question and am hoping colleagues on this forum may have an answer. What was the mechanism (if one even existed) whereby British citizens in the colonies (officials and non-officials alike) could exercise their vote?

CFP: Seeking Panelists, NACBS 2019 Vancouver: The Empire in contemporary Britain

I'm looking for co-conspirators on a panel proposal for the Vancouver NACBS meeting (November 2019) -- on ways in which the Empire figures in contemporary British politics, society, and/or culture. My own contribution would be: "Sorry Situations: The British Empire in the politics of official regret, 1995 to the present." 

If interested, please email me ( with your paper idea and a short CV.