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

REVIEW: Penny on Ciarlo, 'Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in Imperial Germany' and Myers, 'German Visions of India, 1871-1918: Commandeering the Holy Ganges during the Kaiserreich'

David Ciarlo.  Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in
Imperial Germany.  Cambridge  Harvard University Press, 2011.  xvi +
419 pp.  $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05006-8.

Perry Myers.  German Visions of India, 1871-1918: Commandeering the
Holy Ganges during the Kaiserreich.  New York  Palgrave Macmillan,
2013.  304 pp.  $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-29971-0.

Reviewed by H. Glenn Penny (University of Iowa)
Published on H-German (September, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

CFP: Intermediate Groups in the Portuguese Dominions, 16th-18th centuries

CALL FOR PAPERS

Intermediate Groups in the Portuguese Dominions, 16th-18th centuries

Tiago C. P. dos Reis Miranda (CHAM/ FCSH-NOVA e UAç) and Bruno Feitler (Unifesp/ CNPq)

The Revista de História of the University of São Paulo (Brazil) invites interested scholars to submit proposals for articles to be published as part of a ‘dossier’ concerning intermediate groups in the Portuguese dominions in the Early Modern Age.

Job Notice: Assistant Professor of African History, Rice University

Assistant Professor of African History

The History Department at Rice University seeks a historian of Africa at the rank of assistant professor.  Open to all periods and subfields.  Applicants must have received the Ph.D., or fulfilled the requirements for the Ph.D., by 1 November of the year employment commences, in History or a related field.

The successful candidate will conduct high-quality research, participate in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, and contribute service.  A 2-2 course load is standard.  Rice University is located in Houston, Texas.

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