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Re: Archiving the City/ The City as Archive | University of York | Thursday 16 March

Is there a transcript or paper available from this conference? I would love to read more on this topic because I curate a small local history museum in Southern California and our city has just celebrated its 100th Anniversary.
Thanks for all you do!!

Call for Papers: Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung invite submissions for a three-day conference in Berlin on concepts of historical periodization in transregional perspective. The conference is convened by Thomas Maissen (Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris, DHIP), Barbara Mittler (Heidelberger Centrum für Transkulturelle Studien, HCTS), and Pierre Monnet (Institut franco-allemand de sciences historiques et sociales, Frankfurt am Main). The conference will feature a keynote lecture on December 7th and several topical panel sessions on December 8th and 9th.

Re: Plantation Weddings

Hi Edward, I did a chapter on slave weddings in North Carolina in my 2007 monograph, "Courtship and Love among the Enslaved in North Carolina." (University Press of Mississippi) where I discuss the participation of black preachers and the meanings derived from such events by the enslaved community. All best, Becky