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Madeleine's Children: Winner of the Pinkney Prize

I am pleased to announce that my book, Madeleine's Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies, is the 2017 recipient of the Society for French Historical Studies' Pinkney Prize for the best book in French history by a US or Canadian author.

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Call for Papers: 25th Annual British American Nineteenth Century Historians (BrANCH) conference, Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 5-7 October 2018

The BrANCH committee is pleased to invite proposals for our 25th anniversary annual conference, to be held at Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 5th-7th October, 2018.

new work from Livingstone Online

 

Colleagues,

See below for an announcement about new publications and scholarship from Livingstone Online (http://livingstoneonline.org/), an important digital humanities resource for scholars on the history of slavery and abolition in Africa. Please take a moment to review and/or share with anyone that might be interested. Apologies for any cross-listings.

Call for Papers Extended: Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Methods, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

Call for Papers Extended: Enslavement, Conflict and Forced Marriage in Africa: Methods, Ethics, and the Political Economy of Knowledge Production

CFP: Traces of the Slave Trade in the Holy Roman Empire and its Successor States: Discourses, Practices, and Objects, 1500–1850

Second conference of the ERC project "German Slavery”
University of Bremen, November 29–December 1, 2018

Organizers: Prof. Rebekka v. Mallinckrodt, Dr. Josef Köstlbauer, Sarah Lentz
Contact: german-slavery@uni-bremen.de

Call for Applications: Transregional Academy “Infrastructures, Regions and Urbanizations”

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland in cooperation with the National University Singapore (NUS) cordially invite doctoral and postdoctoral scholars from the humanities and social sciences to apply for a Transregional Academy. It will be convened from September 29th to October 7th 2018 at NUS in Singapore on the topic of “Infrastructures, Regions and Urbanizations” and chaired by Andreas Eckert (Humboldt- Universität zu Berlin), Weiqiang Lin, James D.

Save the Date! Announcing the Draper Workshop Series for Spring 2018

Save the Date! Announcing the Draper Workshop Series for Spring 2018

 

This workshop will feature scholars of history and law, who will share their current research to demonstrate the value of interdisciplinary approaches to both areas of study. It will focus on how the law has helped construct and deconstruct notions of servitude, race, and citizenship in American history.

 

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00-6:00 pm

University of Connecticut, Storrs

Gentry 131

Reception to follow

 

Our panel will speak on the following topics:

 

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