H-Borderlands is dedicated to Comparative Borderlands Study, with some emphasis on the history, culture, politics, and contemporary affairs of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands within the context of 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.

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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Borderlands: 13 February - 20 February

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
13 February 2017 to 20 February 2017.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Borderlands.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


New Books

Dear all, 

We have compiled a list of titles published in the Book Channel in the last couple of months. The Book Channel does not have a special category for Borderlands Studies, so we have compiled them using their groupings for your convenience. 

Let us know if you have any questions/suggestions.


H-Borderlands Editors


Call for Papers: "Transnationalisms, Transgressions, Translations"

The 12th Conference of the International Federation for Research on Women’s History/ Federation Internationale Pour la Recherche en Histoire des Femmes (IFRWH/FIRHF) will be held August 12-15, 2018 at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, the home of the current President, Eileen Boris.

H-Borderlands news

Meet Angeles Picone, H-Borderlands’ new co-editor!  Angie is a PhD Candidate in Latin American History at Emory University.  Her work focuses on nation-making in border regions through spatial practices.  Specifically, she works on the Northern Patagonian Andes, straddling Argentina and Chile in the first half of the twentieth century.

New Book: Managing Difference in Eastern-European Transnational Families

New Book: Managing Difference in Eastern-European Transnational Families

 Managing Difference in Eastern-European Transnational Families. Eds. Viorela Ducu and Aron Telegdi Csetri. Frankfurt am Main, New York, Ofxord: Peter Lang, 2016.