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.

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Call for Papers: The Social Practice of Human Rights - Advocacy, Borders and Forced Migration


I’m sharing this unique conference that provides space for human rights scholars and practitioners, featuring research panels and plenary sessions. The Social Practice of Human Rights (SPHR): Charting the Frontiers of Research and Advocacy – Nov 8-10, 2017.

17th Annual San Jacinto Symposium, LaPorte, Texas

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                                                                   Carol Wittman