H-Borderlands is dedicated to the history, culture, politics, and contemporary affairs of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands specifically, and comparative borderlands more broadly. The network will provide an interdisciplinary forum for scholars and those outside of academe to discuss issues pertinent to Borderlands Studies.
Here are some items which may be of interest.
A book under contract is looking for two more transnational essays on Latin American frontiers:
The 2015 Irene Ledesma Prize is accepting applications. The award is for a PhD student conducting research on women and gender in the North American West, so borderlands projects are eligible.
Remaking North American Sovereignty: Towards a Continental History of State Transformation in the Mid-Nineteenth Century will be held from July 30 to August 1, 2015 at the Banff Center in Banff, Alberta. Taking place amidst the 150th anniversaries of Canadian Confederation (1867), the restoration of the Mexican Republic (1867), the end of the U.S. Civil War (1865), and wars between these states and indigenous nations, this conference considers these events from a transnational, continental perspective.
Please find below a link addressing to the programme of the conference on "Minorieties in Armies: Ethnicity, Race, Alienage," organised at the University of Warwick on 30 June 2015:
We’re looking for some new editors to run H-Borderlands. I’ve done what I can to hold down the ship but we’d like to get the position filled with a team of people who know the field much better than I.