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Journal of Women's History, Volume 30, No. 2 (Summer 2018) Now Available!

The editors of the Journal of Women's History are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 30, Number 2 (Summer 2018) of the Journal of Women's History, entitled “Women and the Global 1970s.”

You can find the issue on Project Muse here: http://muse.jhu.edu/issue/38647

Sasanian sacred iconography after the Sasanians - York Islamic Art Circle

"Sasanian sacred iconography after the Sasanians"
 
with Dr Rachel Wood (University of Oxford)
on Thursday 21st June 2018
from 6.30pm to 8.00pm
at 3Sixty, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York, YO10 5GE, UK.
 
 
How are we to understand motifs created after the Islamic conquest

Representations of the Body: The Female Nude in Egyptian Modern Art 1939–1963 (York Islamic Art Circle)

Representations of the Body: The Female Nude in Egyptian Modern Art 1939–1963”
 
with Amina Diab (PhD research student, History of Art, University of York)
on Monday 11th June 2018
from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
at The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, Heslington, YO10 5DD, UK.
 
 
Explore the Egyptian mode

The Mughal Queen Nur Jahan as a Patron of the Arts - York Islamic Art Circle

"The Mughal Queen Nur Jahan as a Patron of the Arts"
 
8th June 6:30pm - 7:30pm with Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi (SOAS), University of York, UK.
 
The Mughal Emperors of South Asia were famous patrons of art and architecture, and much is known about the artistic influence of emperors such as Akbar and Jahangir, and Shah Jahan who commissioned the Taj Mahal. However, less is known about the impact of the equally powerful and wealthy female queens of the Mughal Empire.

Caliphs, Popes and Gold: Money and Long-Distance Connections in the Early Middle Ages

Caliphs, Popes and Gold: Money and Long-Distance Connections in the Early Middle Ages (York Islamic Art Circle)
 
with Dr Rory Naismith (Kings College, London), on Tuesday 29th May 2018, from 6:30pm-8pm, at The Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK.
 
 
Abstract: One of the most

Deadline approaching: WHEATS 2018 at UC Riverside

Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology & Science, October 5-7, 2018 at the University of California, Riverside.                                                                                                                                                                                

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After the PhD: Program Management in Higher Ed with Amanda Sharick

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After the PhD: Program Management in Higher Ed with Amanda Sharick

After the PhD: Exploring Career Paths in the Humanities

At H-Grad, we have made a concerted effort to better utilize our network and its members to compile useful resources for our community. (Be sure to check out our ever-expanding list of links, especially those pertaining to teaching and TA resources!)

Happy New Year

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Happy New Year from the H-Grad editorial staff!

Along with resolutions to eat healthier, sleep more, and exercise regularly, many of us are also making a vow to read and write more effectively, become better teachers, and pursue new opportunities, such as conferences and academic journal submissions. H-Grad’s site is continually growing, with ideas to help you begin, and follow through on, your resolutions throughout the year.

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