Welcome to H-French-Colonial, the international scholarly online network on French colonial history and cultural studies, as well as examining links between metropolitan France and its colonies (past and present). H-French-Colonial encourages discussions of research interests, teaching methods, and historiography.

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Recent Content

CFA for a themed issue of Nationalities Papers "nationalism and classification"

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Nationalism theorist Rogers Brubaker proposed as an object of scholarly analysis “the modern state’s efforts to inscribe its subjects onto a classificatory grid: to identify and categorize people,” and generally drawing attention to historical actors who acquire “power to name, to identify, to categorize, to state what is what and who is who.” Pierre Bourdieu has also urged scholars to examine classification as a struggle "over the monopoly of power to make people see and believe, to get them to know and recognize, to impose the legitimate definition of the divisions of the social world and

Forging Bonds Across Borders: Mobilizing for Women’s Rights and Social Justice in the 19th-Century Transatlantic World

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April 28-30, 2013

Conference at the GHI
Conveners: Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson (GHI), Anja Schüler (HCA, Heidelberg), Sonya Michel (University of Maryland)

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-French-Colonial: 14 September - 21 September

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 14 September 2015 to 21 September 2015.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Fort Lewis College - Assistant Professor, World History
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=51570

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