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H-OIEAHC is sponsored by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia. Moderator of H-OIEAHC is John Saillant, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Recent Content

CFP: Early Colonial Latin America, 4/2015, Newberry

Symposium on Latin America in the Early Colonial Period
9 am to 3 pm, Saturday, April 11, 2015
Keynote speaker: Laura Matthew, Marquette University

This symposium aims to explore the complexities of Latin America during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, grappling with the multiple perspectives of the many Indigenous and European cultures involved in this time of contact and conflict.

Deadline: September 15, 2014

Faculty members and independent postdoctoral scholars in all relevant disciplines are invited to submit abstracts for 20-minute papers, for two morning sessions.

SEMINAR: Forms of Empire in India, 5/6, MHS

Please join us!

Massachusetts Historical Society

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 5:15 p.m.

Hari Vishwanadha, Santa Monica College

Through Novanglus's Eyes: Forms of Empire in India

Comment: Eliga H. Gould, University of New Hampshire

Yankee merchants in the nineteenth-century India trade successfully negotiated the competing claims of Indian society and the British Raj. The experiences of two men, Henry Lee and Charles Eliot Norton, are representative of the rich, complex relationship among the three peoples and served as a template for subsequent merchants engaged in the trade.

RSVP so we know how many will attend. To respond, email seminars@masshist.org or call 617-646-0568.

CFP: Global History of the Book, 12/2014, Oxford

The Global History of the Book (1780 to the present) is a two-day interdisciplinary workshop organised by doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in conjunction with the English Faculty’s Postcolonial Writing and Theory Seminar, the Oxford Centre for Global History and the University of Oxford’s Ertegun Graduate Programme in the Humanities, to be held on the 4th and 5th of December 2014 at Ertegun House, Oxford. The aim of the workshop is to explore the global alongside the local, transnational and inter-imperial, textual and intertextual, dimensions of book history.

Software for Visualizing Human Migrations

M.L.J.C.Schrover@hum.leidenuniv.nl's picture Marlou Schrover Friday, April 18, 2014 H-Migration From our friends at H-Migration: not an early American