H-Migration is dedicated to enhancing scholarly contributions on the global history of migration and the acculturation of immigrants and their descendants into their new society.
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Call for Papers: 63rd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS)
Cartagena, Colombia, March 9-13, 2016
Proposal Submission Deadline: October 15, 2015
Conference Theme: “Legacies of Transcultural Encounters in the Americas”
During the Second World War, Latin America’s ethnic and migrant groups with ties to Axis countries took on great domestic and international importance. They became targets of suspicion and repression, as well as subjects of debates about immigration, refugees, and national identity. The popular and academic consensus holds that the period represented an inflection point for these groups. Attempts to (re)assert hyphenated ethnic identities, (re)constitute community institutions, or (re)establish transnational ties following the Allied victory occurred—if at all—in radically altered national
The Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (WIGH) at Harvard University identifies and supports outstanding scholars whose work responds to the growing interest in the encompassing study of global history. We seek to organize a community of scholars interested in the systematic scrutiny of developments that have unfolded across national, regional, and continental boundaries and who propose to analyze the interconnections—cultural, economic, ecological, political and demographic—among world societies.