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CFP: Ripples, Leaks and Flows in Water Histories, 1400-1900 [30 April deadline / 28 June event]

(With apologies for cross-posting)

Ripples, Leaks and Flows in Water Histories, 1400-1900

Venue: Institute of Humanities, Northumbria University, Newcastle on Tyne, UK

Event Date: 28 June 2018, 10am to 4pm

CfP closes: 30 April 2018

Workshop on Six Rivers in Historical Time: Nature-human Interactions on Himalayan Rivers

Six Rivers in Historical Time: Nature-human Interactions on Himalayan Rivers

The Global Asia Initiative of Duke University is pleased to announce the workshop "Rivers and Historical Time" to be held at John Hope Franklin Center of Duke University on Feb. 16, 2018 from 10am to 5pm. The event is free to the public but require RSVP. Please RSVP with Ms. Thakkar atrohini.thakkar@duke.edu.

 

Call for applications: Masters/Doctoral/Postdoctoral fellowships -- Water Law in Mandate Palestine -- Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law

This call is for a one-year or semester-long fellowship for a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow wishing to work on the history of water law in Israel/Palestine or a related topic (such as the history of water law in a related jurisdiction, the history of related areas of law in Israel/Palestine, legal transfers in the British Empire, etc.). The fellowship is part of the Israel Science Foundation-funded research project headed by Dr. David Schorr: "Private and Public Water Rights in Mandate Palestine and Early Israel".

Call for Applications: Social Media Editor for H-Water

Hello everyone,

Applications are invited for the post of social media editor for H-Water. You will be joining a network of an editor and three review editors, with a responsibility for outreach and engagement through social media. The role is flexible, and you can make what you want out if it!

The main duties include:

1. Setting up a twitter account and facebook for H-water (other social media networks are also welcome)

2. Updating the facebook and twitter page

Call for Contributor(s): “Conflict” chapter in the forthcoming Bloomsbury Academic The Cultural History of the Sea – Medieval Age 800-1450

In December 2020 Bloomsbury Academic will publish a new addition to their Cultural History Series, a multi-set Cultural History of the Sea spanning Antiquity to the Modern Age.

Introducing: The Commodity Frontiers Initiative

The transformation of the global countryside has been essential to the emergence and consolidation of capitalism over the last 500 years. Commodity frontiers have swept vast grasslands and forests, mountains and marine spaces, setting populations in motion, transforming social relations, and drawing raw materials, food, fuel, and people into global networks of labor and trade.

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