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: International Conference on Forced Migration and Environment in the Indian Ocean World, Past to Present (Montréal, 7-8 December 2018)

Call for Papers

International Conference on

“Forced Migration and Environment in the Indian Ocean World, past to present”

Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC), McGill University

7-8 December 2018

Hosted by the Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC), McGill University, in collaboration with the University of Glasgow

CFP: Empire and Globalisation(s): Circulations, Exchanges and Trans-Imperial Cooperation in Africa, 19th-20th Centuries (Lausanne, 9-10 May 2019)

Over the course of the last few years, the transnational and global turn in the social sciences has inspired a profound renewal of colonial and imperial history (Kreienbaum, Kamissek, 2016).

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Fearghal McGarry
Reviewer: 
Aidan Beatty

Beatty on McGarry, 'The Rising. Ireland: Easter 1916'

Fearghal McGarry. The Rising. Ireland: Easter 1916. Centenary Edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-873234-1.

Reviewed by Aidan Beatty (Concordia University) Published on H-Empire (October, 2016) Commissioned by Stephen Jackson

Author: 
Stefan Manz
Reviewer: 
Martin Kalb

Kalb on Manz, 'Constructing a German Diaspora: The "Greater German Empire", 1871-1918'

Stefan Manz. Constructing a German Diaspora: The "Greater German Empire", 1871-1918. Oxford: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2013. 360 pp. $145.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-89226-1.

Reviewed by Martin Kalb (Bridgewater College) Published on H-Empire (September, 2016) Commissioned by Stephen Jackson

Author: 
Anthony Pagden
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Pagden, 'The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present'

Anthony Pagden. The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 302 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-18828-9.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College) Published on H-Empire (September, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Marc Matera
Reviewer: 
Anne Rush

Rush on Matera, 'Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century'

Marc Matera. Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015. 414 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28430-2.

Reviewed by Anne Rush (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (September, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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