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The School of English, Drama and Film at University College Dublin currently has three generously funded PhD scholarships available that may be of interest to members of the H-Empire network. The scholarships include an annual stipend, full fee waivers, and an annual research allowance. The deadline for applications is 10 April 2020. Full details can be found online here: https://www.ucd.ie/englishdramafilm/newsandevents/newsitems/adastraphdscholarships/
Colonial Paradigms of Violence:
Comparative Analysis of the Holocaust, Genocide and Mass Killing
Munich, 11-13 November 2020
Center for Holocaust Studies, Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History (IfZ)
Benjamin Allen Coates. Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 296 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049595-4.
Reviewed by Jingbin Wang (Elizabeth City State University) Published on H-Empire (May, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Legalism and the American Empire
Ashwin Desai, Goolam Vahed. The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire. South Asia in Motion Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 344 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9608-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9717-7.
Reviewed by Paul Landau (University of Maryland and University of Johannesburg) Published on H-Empire (May, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Arthur J. Ray. Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4743-8.
Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks) Published on H-Empire (March, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
At the Interface of Law and History
Bill Nasson. History Matters: Selected Writings, 1970-2016. Cape Town and Johannesburg: Penguin Random House South Africa, 2016. 204 pp. $20.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-77609-027-3.
Reviewed by Richard N. Price (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (February, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed