H-Net network on the Intersection between History and Geography



The H-HistGeog network is a forum for geographers, historians, and all others who have an interest in the intricate relationship between space and time.

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CFP: The First World War and its Aftermath: The Shaping of the Middle East- London, SOAS, 6-7 December 2014

Inaugural Conference

6-7 December 2014

SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), London

Convened by HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan

and Dr Barbara Schwepcke, of the Gingko Library


‘The First World War and its Aftermath: The Shaping of the Middle East


Teaching the History of Geography: Review and Prospect (Panel Session at the AAG)

Dear colleagues,

With apologies for self-promotion, I would like to flag-up a panel session taking place next week at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographer in Tampa: "Teaching the History of Geography: Review and Prospect".

The panel will offer a state-of-the-discipline review of current teaching in the history of geography and offer thoughts as to its future possibilities. The panel will consider the pedagogical challenges associated with teaching the history of geography, examine the role of such teaching in the "making" of the geographer, and discuss ways in which the topic might be enlivened through innovative teaching practices.

The panel comprises

CFP: Diverse Regions: Building Resilient Communities & Territories, June 2014 Turkey- Deadline 6 April

Regional Studies Association European Conference 2014

Diverse Regions:

Building Resilient Communities & Territories


Monday 16th-Wednesday 18th June 2014
Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Business Izmir, Turkey


Call for Papers - One week left to submit your abstract
Submission deadline is Sunday 6th April 2014 –
click here for conference website


CFP: Beyond Borders: The Practice of Atlantic, Transnational, and World History, - Graduate Conference, University of Pittsburgh, April 11-12, 2015

For the past two decades, innovative scholarship has challenged the primacy of national histories, providing graduate students with methodological and theoretical tools for research projects that transcend spatial boundaries. Atlantic, transnational, and global studies have changed the way history is written; nevertheless, they face their own challenges. As more and more graduate programs offer training in Atlantic and World history, it is important for students to critically engage with the benefits and limitations of their specialization.