H-Atlantic is an international network for Atlantic World History from 1500 to 1800. This an interdisciplinary network for scholars who study colonial North America and the United States, Europe, West Africa, the Caribbean, and South America in a transatlantic context.

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Cfp: Traversea Journal of Transatlantic History Volume 5

Traversea, a peer-reviewed, online, open-access journal is dedicated to the publication of research in transatlantic history. Transatlantic history pertains to the interconnectedness of human experience and cross-cultural encounters of Europe, Africa, and the Americas (North and South) from 1500 to the present. It is inherently interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative in approach and moves beyond the boundaries imposed by the concept of the nation state.


CFP: French Colonial History Society, Ottawa, May 2016

Annual Meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society

The 42nd annual meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society (FCHS) will take place in 

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, from 18 to 21 May 2016. The event will be hosted by the University of 

This year’s theme will be “Forgotten francophonies,” in order to include and highlight groups 

and peoples usually hidden within broader categories. However, as usual, proposals on all 

aspects of overseas France will be considered. The Society encourages students, scholars, and 

LASO Paper Prize 2015 / ASA Annual Meeting

The Lusophone African Studies Organization (LASO) will award a prize to the best paper presented at the 2015 ASA conference by a graduate student or a junior scholar (having completed their Ph.D. after 2011) on a Lusophone topic. Papers that have been accepted for presentation are eligible. Only those attending the 2015 ASA meeting will be considered for the $200 award. Papers have to be submitted as an attachment to mcandido@nd.edu by November 5, 2015. Winner will be notified before the meeting.