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

Call for Articles: The Carpathians - Transnational Perspectives / Transnationale Karpaten (05/15/20)

Spiegelungen: Journal for German Culture and History in South-Eastern Europe
Themed Issue No. 1.21: The Carpathians - Transnational Perspectives

The Carpathians – the mountain range stretching from the Czech Republic through Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, and Romania to Serbia – are an important geographic, economic, and cultural marker in Central and Eastern Europe.

CfP: ‘Comparing the Copperbelt: Social history and knowledge production in Central Africa’, deadline 17 July 2020 (Conference - 11-13 Feb 2021, Oxford, UK)

The project aims to examine the Copperbelt (in both Zambia and the DR
Congo) as a single region divided by a (post-)colonial border, across
which flowed minerals, people and ideas. It analyses how academic
knowledge production (e.g. by the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute and
CEPSI) shaped understanding of Copperbelt societies and it seeks ways to
explore Copperbelt political culture and popular perceptions from a
historical perspective.

This final project conference, held in conjunction with Oxford’s

CFP Extended Deadline: EVERYDAY BORDERS: FIFTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BORDER STUDIES

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
October 28, 2020 - Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico
October 29-30, 2020 - Edinburg, Texas, United States
Submission Deadline
May 15, 2020

Direct Questions to:
Dr. Caroline Miles, caroline.miles@utrgv.edu

 

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