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Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Fellowship

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.

Calls, awards, and positions: H-NET announcements relevant to J-History

The following are excerpts of general H-NET announcements, curated for possible interest to J-Historians. For the complete announcements, visit the H-NET website.

Paper Calls

  Title: Deadline Extended - Queer Film/TV at Film and History

    Location: Wisconsin

    Date: 2015-11-04

    Description: Deadline extended to July 1.CFP: Queer Film and

       Television, Film and History Conference. Nov. 4-8, Madison,

       Wisconsin. "Journeys, Detours, and Breakdowns." In Making Things

Workshop Report: Working with 19th-Century Medical and Health Periodicals, University of Oxford, 30 May 2015

The workshop 'Working with 19th-Century Medical and Health Periodicals' was held on 30 May 2015 and co-organized by the ERC-funded ‘Diseases of Modern Life’ Project and the AHRC-funded ‘Constructing Scientific Communities’ Project, both based at St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford.

Wanted: Jhistory Book Review Editor

Dear Jhistorians,

Jhistory is still seeking a new book review editor.

Heidi Tworek, who has done an outstanding job as the Jhistory book review editor for the past three years, stepped down earlier in the year.  Jhistory is indebted to her for her excellent service.

Jhistory has become an important outlet for book reviews; its reviews go out to the entire H-Net system and are permanently archived.