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Conference Programme: 'Empty Spaces', 10th April 2015, Institute of Historical Research, London

Empty Spaces

A one-day conference at the Institute of Historical Research

Friday 10th April 2015

 

 

9:00-9:45

Registration and tea and coffee

 

9:45-10:00

Welcome Comments Courtney J. Campbell (IHR)

 

10:00-11:30

Panel One: Ruins (Chair: Caroline Nielsen UCL/IHR)

Carlos López Galviz (SAS)

CFP: The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference ‘Re-Inventing Eastern Europe’- Krakow, Poland, 24 – 26 April 2015

Call for Papers

The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference

Re-Inventing Eastern Europe

 

24 – 26 April 2015

Including a visit to Auschwitz – Birkenau on 26th of April 2015

 

4* Metropolitan Hotel

Krakow, Poland

 

Deadline for Paper Proposals: 15 March 2015

 

Conference Description:

 

Author: 
David Lambert
Reviewer: 
Julian Baker

Baker on Lambert, 'Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery'


David Lambert. Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. 318 pp. $40.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-226-07823-6; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-07806-9.

Reviewed by Julian Baker (University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-HistGeog (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Robert J. Mayhew

Mastering Trade, People, and Knowledge

Author: 
David Moon
Reviewer: 
Nicholas B. Breyfogle

Breyfogle on Moon, 'The Plough that Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700–1914'


David Moon. The Plough that Broke the Steppes: Agriculture and Environment on Russia's Grasslands, 1700–1914. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. xx, 319 S. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-955643-4.

Reviewed by Nicholas B. Breyfogle (Department of History, The Ohio State University)
Published on H-HistGeog (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg

An Environmental History of the Russian Steppes

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