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

recent articles on global borderlands/borderlines

Catch up on your borderlands media reading:


August 21 article on how the residents of Naco, AZ and Naco, Sonora, use US-Mexico border fence as a giant volleyball net:



At the end of August a Republican candidate raised the possibility of building a border wall between Canada and the United States: