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: 16th International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History (Arlington, TX, Sep 2015)

Sixteenth Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History

University of Texas at Arlington

Date of Conference: September 17-19, 2015

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: April 1, 2015 

Keynote Speakers:

Donna Gabaccia, University of Toronto Scarborough

Steven Pincus, Yale University

CFP: The World History Association Conference (Savannah, GA, Jun 2015) (Final Extension: Feb 6)

We are happy to announce a final deadline extension for proposed panels, papers, etc.: February 6, 2015.

To submit a proposal please visit: www.thewha.org

This year’s conference themes are: “Art in World History” and “Revolutions, Rebellions, and Revolts.”

The World History Association eagerly invites proposals from students, scholars, and teachers around the world on topics related to the scholarly and/or pedagogical aspects of the conference’s themes:

ANN: Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute - Accepting Applications for Participation in the Inaugural Summer Institute

Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute: 

“Migratory Aesthetics and Asian/American Studies”

Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 21-27, 2015. This year’s Institute, directed by Tina Chen and Eric Hayot, focuses on the topic of “Migratory Aesthetics and Asian/American Studies.”

CFP: Deadline Extended: Workshop on Cooperation, Coercion and Compulsion across the Red Sea

Deadline Extended:


Call for Papers


Interdisciplinary Workshop:


A Sea that Links and Binds: Cooperation, Coercion and Compulsion across the Red Sea from the Eighteenth Century to the Present


4 – 5 June 2015

Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO)

Berlin, Germany


Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: 15 February 2015



Convener: Dr. Steven Serels (ZMO)




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