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

ANN: Exploring Traditions: Sources for a Global History of Science (Cambridge, 30 May 2014)

A final reminder that this Friday is the Exploring Traditions: Sources for a Global History of Science workshop at the University of Cambridge, convened by Dr Sujit Sivasundaram (History) and Professor Simon Schaffer (History & Philosophy of Science).

Exploring Traditions: Sources for a Global History of Science

Date: 30 May 2014, 09:00 - 18:00

Registration and programme: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/25556

CFP: Ethics of Food Security in a Changing Society: Learning from the Past to Shape the Future (Windsor UK, September 2014)

Food security is a significant concern in today's world and this conference will view the issue in European countries and their former colonies from the colonial period until the present day and beyond. Particular focus will be on how being a former colonised or a colonising country has impacted upon food security.

ANN: PhD studentships at the University of Warwick

As part of a new 4-year research project, 'Africa’s Sons Under Arms: Race, Military Bodies and the British West India Regiments in the Atlantic world, 1795-1914', the project team are looking to recruit 2 new PhD students to start in autumn 2014. Details for both studentships can be found below. Applicants should be holders of a good first degree (at least 2:1 or equivalent) in History or a related discipline.

CFP: International Relations and Islamic Studies Research Cohort panels at International Studies Association (New Orleans, February 2015)

Dear fellow colleagues,


This is in relation to the call for proposals for the ISA Convention 2015 with a theme entitled “Global IR and Regional Worlds: A New Agenda for International Studies.” For further details, see http://www.isanet.org/Conferences/NewOrleans2015/Call.aspx


Recent Reviews