H-Empire seeks to bring together scholars and others interested in sharing resources, research and questions concerning the origin, development, working and decline of empires, rather broadly defined across academic disciplines and professional interests, chronological time periods, and geographical regions.

Recent Discussions

ANN: PhD studentship in Caribbean History/Studies at Warwick

Re-post from H-Black-Europe

The Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies at the University of Warwick is offering a funded PhD studentship in Caribbean History or Caribbean Studies, starting in autumn 2016. The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 13th June 2016. Further details can be found on the Centre’s website:

ANN: "Archives Matter: Queer, Feminist and Decolonial Encounters" Conference 2016 (2-3 June 2016)

Re-post from H-Black-Europe

Archives Matter: Queer, Feminist and Decolonial Encounters

This conference will take place on the 2nd and 3rd of June 2016 at Goldsmiths, University of London and is hosted by the Centre for Feminist Research

ANN: Funded PhD Studentship with the University of Exeter and BT Archives: The Cultures of Radio Research in India, circa. 1890-1947

Apologies for cross-posting.
This interesting PhD has just had the deadline extended.
Please forward to any potential PhD students with an interest/experience in histories of India OR histories of science and technology.

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Karine V. Walther
Reviewer: 
Oliver Charbonneau

Charbonneau on Walther, 'Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921'


Karine V. Walther. Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 480 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2539-3.

Reviewed by Oliver Charbonneau (University of Western Ontario)
Published on H-Empire (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jenny MacLeod
Reviewer: 
Richard Fulton

Fulton on MacLeod, 'Gallipoli'


Jenny MacLeod. Gallipoli. Great Battles Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-964487-2.

Reviewed by Richard Fulton (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Roy MacLaren
Reviewer: 
Jane McGaughey

McGaughey on MacLaren, 'Empire and Ireland: The Transatlantic Career of the Canadian Imperialist Hamar Greenwood, 1870-1948'


Roy MacLaren. Empire and Ireland: The Transatlantic Career of the Canadian Imperialist Hamar Greenwood, 1870-1948. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. 420 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4548-9.

Reviewed by Jane McGaughey (Concordia University)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Nicholas B. Dirks
Reviewer: 
Joan Gaughan

Gaughan on Dirks, 'Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India'


Nicholas B. Dirks. Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India. Cultures of History Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 400 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16967-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16966-0; $29.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-53851-0.

Reviewed by Joan Gaughan (Independent scholar)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Wolfgang Reinhard, ed.
Reviewer: 
Oliver Charbonneau

Charbonneau on Reinhard, 'Empires and Encounters, 1350-1750'


Wolfgang Reinhard, ed. Empires and Encounters, 1350-1750. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015. 1168 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04719-8.

Reviewed by Oliver Charbonneau (University of Western Ontario)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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