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: Scholarly Annotations Added to the RSHHGG Lab Project

The RSHHGG Lab team of contributors has just published the first round of scholarly annotations on the site. Please check them out here!  These annotations include a brief summary of the article, notes on publication location, and a record of whether and where the article has been cited.

CFC: Ab Imperio 2019: Hybrid Conflicts and Diverse Societies: Civil Wars and Global Peace

Dear colleagues,

 

the editors of Ab Imperio invite submissions to the journal's 2019 annual theme: Hybrid Conflicts and Diverse Societies: Civil Wars and Global Peace. Please, feel free to get in touch with the editors at office@abimperio.net or visit the journal's website at http://abimperio.net

The whole program can be found at https://abimperio.blogspot.com/2018/10/2019-annual-program.html

CFP: Barnes Graduate Student Conference, Philadelphia, PA (Philadelphia, 22-23 March 2019)

The James A. Barnes Club, Temple University's graduate student history organization, is pleased to announce the 24th Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student History Conference. The event will feature a keynote address from 2018 Bancroft Prize winner, Dr. Marc Gallicchio, Associate History Professor at Villanova University, for his book, Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1944-1945.

ANN: The Inaugural Arthur Berriedale Keith Lecture in Commonwealth Constitutionalism by Prof Sunil Khilnani (University of Edinburgh, 5 November 2018)

Dear H-Empire,

I am pleased to invite you and inform you of :

 

 The Inaugural Arthur Berriedale Keith Lecture 

‘Things Done in the Dark and in the Middle of the Night’: Nehru, Kashmir, and the Subterfuges of Building Constitutional Democracy

Professor Sunil Khilnani

Avantha Chair and Director of the King’s India Institute

05 November 2018

17.00 to 18.30 

The Playfair Library, Old College

Abstract: 

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Recent Reviews

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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