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

Introducing: The Commodity Frontiers Initiative

The transformation of the global countryside has been essential to the emergence and consolidation of capitalism over the last 500 years. Commodity frontiers have swept vast grasslands and forests, mountains and marine spaces, setting populations in motion, transforming social relations, and drawing raw materials, food, fuel, and people into global networks of labor and trade.

Inclusion Imperative Visiting Faculty Fellowship at the Dresher Center for the Humanities at UMBC

The Dresher Center for the Humanities at UMBC invites applications for a new Visiting Faculty Fellowship program from scholars who are committed to diversity and the advancement of groups historically underrepresented in the professoriate. Part of the Dresher Center’s Inclusion Imperative Program funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this regional program is open to full-time faculty doing humanities research at colleges and universities in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

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