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Deadline Approaching: Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, & Consequences

Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences

The application deadline for the Loring Fellowship on the Civil War for 2018-2019 is February 15, 2018.

The Boston Athenaeum and the Massachusetts Historical Society will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship in 2018. The recipient will conduct research for at least four weeks at each institution. The fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000 for a total of eight weeks of research.

CFP: Panel, Women and Slavery in the Islamicate World, Then and Now, Middle East Studies Association (MESA), November 15-18, San Antonio, TX, 2018

Despite being abolished by law, slavery continues to be a global institution that crosses geographic, economic and legal borders. According to the most recent Global Slavery Index (2016-2017), it is estimated that over 40 million people are enslaved today, of which more than 15 million are women and girls.

Univ. of South Carolina Library Live Tweeting 150th Anniversary of 1868 State Constit. Convention

Dear All,

Some of you will be interested to know that the University of South Carlina Library is live tweeting the 150th anniversary of the 1868 South Carolina constitutional convention, a monumental moment in the post-slavery history of the state. 

http://library.sc.edu/blogs/caroliniana/2018/01/12/1868-constitutional-convention-live-tweet-event-1868convention/

Library Company of Philadelphia 2018-19 Short-term, Dissertation, and Post-Doctoral Fellowships.

Library Company of Philadelphia

2018-19 Short-term, Dissertation, and Post-Doctoral Fellowships. 

Deadline for Applications, March 1, 2018.

 

The Library Company of Philadelphia invites applications for short-term, dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships for 2018-2019. The fellowships support on-site research on topics related to the collections of the Library Company and other local archives as noted below. 

 

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