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.

We are looking for editors and contributors to join the H-French-Colonial team. For information about the available opportunities please see our announcement.

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H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-French-Colonial: 10 August - 17 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 10 August 2015 to 17 August 2015.
See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Chapman University - Assistant Professor of African History, Tenure
Track, Fall 2016
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=51292

Historical Justice and Memory Network 2015 Conference

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The Politics of Memory:

Victimization, Violence, and Contested Narratives of the Past

Fifth Annual Conference of the Historical, Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network

Columbia University, New York,

December 3-5, 2015

Paper Submission Deadline: September 15, 2015*

Free and Unfree Workers in Atlantic and Indian Ocean Port Cities (c. 1700-1850)

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We invite historians working on free and unfree workers in port cities to send in proposals for a workshop on May 6-7, 2016 at the University of Pittsburgh.

(Full CFP below.) Historians have long treated slave labor and free labor as mutually exclusive ideal types.  Recent work has begun to challenge this view, yet research on the connections between free and unfree workers remains limited. Port cities are the perfect setting in which to explore a new, broader, more inclusive labor history for the period 1700-1850. 

The World of Prisons. The History of Confinement in Global Perspective, Late Eighteenth to Early Twentieth Century

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"The World of Prisons:  The History of Confinement in Global Perspective, Late Eighteenth to Early Twentieth Century

Conference:  September 7 – 10, 2016

Call for Papers: Global City, Past and Present 3rd Workshop: People

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Workshop 3: “Peoples,” Centre for Metropolitan History, Institute of Historical Research, University of London

26-27 May, 2016

The Global Cities AHRC International Research Network invites proposals from scholars of all humanities and social sciences for its workshop on the topic of “Peoples” in cities – colonial, imperial, or other – of the early modern or modern and contemporary period.

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