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Deadline Approaching: New England Regional Consortium Fellowships (Feb. 1, 2018)

The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC), a collaboration of twenty-five major cultural agencies, will offer at least twenty awards in 2018-2019. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a total of eight or more weeks of research at three or more participating institutions between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019.

Three new institutions joined the Consortium this past year: the John J. Burns Library at Boston College, the Osher Map Library at the University of Southern Maine, and the Mary Baker Eddy Library! The full list of participating institutions is below.

CFP: What Archaeology Means to Unsustainable Urban Growth, EAA 2018, Barcelona

Dear Colleagues,

We’re inviting paper abstracts for our session “Leaving No Stone Unturned: What Archaeology Means to Unsustainable Urban Growth”, which we convene at the EAA 2018, in Barcelona, 5-8 Sept 2018. While we coin this session from a lens on tropical urbanism, we’re aiming to attract culturally and disciplinarily varied contributions from a range of research, projects, and ideas. Please find an abstract and further details below. This Call for Papers is intended for wide circulation, with apologies for cross-postings.


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Historical Geography v. 45 out now!

We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 45 (2017) of Historical Geography. All book reviews and the Distinguished Historical Geography lecture by Audrey Kobayashi are open access, as is a special roundtable on historical geographies of Canada at 150; subscribers may also access our special issue articles on Spatial Art History in the Digital Realm and our regular research articles via the website. In addition, our full 2016 issue, including the special issue on Feminist Historical Geographies, is now all open access. Happy reading!

Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships, 2018-2019

Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2018-2019. The first deadline, for MHS-NEH fellowships, is January 15. Start your application and mark your calendar with the deadlines below!