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

ESPMI Webinar: New Dissemination Practices in Forced Migration Research

ESPMI Webinar: New Dissemination Practices in Forced Migration Research - scheduled for February/March 2019


The webinar on New Dissemination Practices in Forced Migration Research aims to bring together established and emerging scholars and practitioners interested in discussing new opportunities for dissemination, with a particular focus on creative methods and outputs. 

Questions for discussion:

CFP: ‘Narratives of Forced Migration in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries’

‘Narratives of Forced Migration in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries’

University of Stirling, 16-18 September 2019.

 

Confirmed Keynotes:

Professor Marianne Hirsch (Columbia University)

Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge (University of Birmingham)

 

CFP: Histories of Health and Environment across Borders - Conference at McMaster University, Canada

For anyone working on histories at the intersection of health and environment, this conference is for you! We are looking for innovative work from scholars at all stages of their academic lives, studying these themes in varied geographic and temporal areas.

Organizing Panel for AHA 2020

I am a final-year PhD candidate at the University of Houston and I am seeking participants for a panel on postwar Texas political activism for the 2020 AHA meeting in New York.  There are currently two people on the panel.  My paper looks at Rabbi Moshe Cahana, an Israeli activist in Houston who used his experiences fighting British colonialism as inspiration for being an activist for African American and Chicano civil rights across Texas.  The other paper on t

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