Welcome to H-Empire, H-Net's network on colonial and imperial studies!

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

CFP: "Beyond Françafrique": France Outside of its Traditional Sphere of African Influence (19th-21st centuries) (Paris, Nov 20, 2015)



Beyond Françafrique: France outside of its traditional sphere of African influence (19th-21st centuries)

Sciences Po, Paris, Centre d’Histoire, Friday 20 November 2015

CFP: 'Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities' International Conference (Lucca, Italy, June, 29-20 2015)

The Third Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’


Lucca,Tuscany, Italy

19 – 20 June 2015



Deadline for Paper Proposals: 15 May 2015


Conference description:


ANN: New and Forthcoming Publications

Dear H-Empire members,

Please continue to send me new and forthcoming publications so that I can include them in this recurrent series of posts.

This is a list of new and forthcoming publications by members:

Lawrence H. Kessler, "A Plantation upon a Hill; or, Sugar without Rum: Hawai'i's Missionaries and the Founding of the Sugar Plantation System," Pacific Historical Review 84.2 (2015): 129-162.


Recent Reviews