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New Journal: Medieval Worlds

A new journal has just been launched called Medieval Worldshttp://medievalworlds.net/medieval_worlds. The first issue, at least, has been published open-access. This inaugural issue focuses on reports from leading research centers, which is a very valuable way to get caught up on the most recent research.

I've just started browsing through it, but essays that I look forward to reading in preparation for teaching Global History to 1500 again are:

WHA 2015 on H-World

For those of us unable to attend this years annual meeting of the World History Association, it would be interesting to see pictures, video of presentations, or simply a report concerning what is going on at the conference from the point of view of the author (Grad Student, K-12 Teacher, Senior Scholar etc....).

 

 

conference:When the nation is not enough. Democratic rights on the global stage, 1870-1970, Leiden, The Netherlands, 14-16 January 2016

Democratic rights are often conceived of, and have developed, in national frameworks. However, not all groups within the nation state have always felt they could stake their claims sufficiently on the national stage. In order to make their claims heard and increase their legitimacy they appealed to the international stage, a phenomenon that Keck and Sikkink call the boomerang effect. This workshop aims to contribute to this literature by investigating the connections between scales of mobilisation.

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