The Library Company of Philadelphia’s Program in African American History (PAAH), with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is pleased to announce the Mellon Scholars dissertation and short-term fellowships for 2015-2016. The Mellon Scholars Fellowship Program aims to promote research in the collections of the Library Company and to enhance the production of scholarly work in African American history of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.
Due to high demands, the organization committee of the International Congress on Ottoman Studies is extending the deadline for application until March 1, 2015. Please see the call for papers from www.ottomanstudies.org .
Clarification about the congress’ fee & activities
I am happy to share with you the announcement of my new edited book: African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World (Cambria Press, 2015). This is the first book in English to focus on African heritage and public memory of slavery in Brazil and Angola.
We are soliciting papers on women's slavery or slave trade in the hope of forming comparative panels on the topics for the AHA’s conference in Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 7-10, 2016. This year's theme of 'Global Migrations' makes the topic of slave trade especially pertinent. The specific slant of the women's slavery panel will be determined by the potential abstracts.
The History Graduate Student Association at Virginia Tech announces a call for papers for the 18th Annual Brian Bertoti Innovative Perspectives in History Graduate Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Virginia Tech Graduate Life Center in Blacksburg, Virginia. We invite graduate students to submit proposals on any historical subject that reflects current trends in historical scholarship.