H-Borderlands is the H-Net home for global borderlands historians.  Originally a forum for scholars of the US-Mexico borderlands, it has grown to a wider community of researchers of continental and global border regions.  We welcome transnational historians and scholars in many different disciplines who study historical and contemporary borderlands and border issues.

Recent Content

Announcement: Papers of Andrew Jackson Webinar: Dr. John Paul Nuño, “Confessions of a Borderlands Confidence Man: Assessing William Augustus Bowles’s Legacy” (October 25)

The Papers of Andrew Jackson project is pleased to announce that the first webinar of our 2021-2022 series is scheduled for Monday, October 25, 4-5pm (eastern). Dr. John Paul Nuño will give a presentation entitled: “Confessions of a Borderlands Confidence Man: Assessing William Augustus Bowles’s Legacy.” To preregister for this webinar, please visit: https://tiny.utk.edu/pajwebinar10252021

IEHS George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society (IEHS) presents two awards of $1,000 each to help graduate students with their dissertations on American immigration, emigration, or ethnic history, broadly defined. These awards are intended for students in the process of researching and writing their dissertations and not intended for students completing and defending in Spring 2022.

Applicants must submit: