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Voices in the Legal Archives in the French Atlantic

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The central aim of this conference is to draw together a dynamic group of international scholars from France, Canada, and the United States whose work stands at the interface of two emerging sub-disciplines:  the history of the French Atlantic and the "new legal history" whose central vector insists on shifting the focus of the field beyond legal structures and frameworks, towards an understanding of how law was actively shaped and ap

Mar. 6 Boston Seminar: Environmental History & the Study of Early America

The Boston-Area Early American History Seminar & Boston Environmental History Seminar at the Massachusetts Historical Society
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 5:15 PM

Christopher Pastore, State University of New York at Albany; Nancy Shoemaker, University of Connecticut at Storrs; Conevery Valencius, Boston College
Panel Discussion: Common Spaces: Environmental History and the Study of Early America
Moderator: Matthew McKenzie, University of Connecticut at Avery Point

Call for Applications: Dutch language-course in June 2018 at Columbia University for Graduate Students (tuition-free) - updated information

Applications are invited for a month-long course in modern Dutch, early modern Dutch/paleography, and archival research in Belgium (Flanders)*, each section of which can be taken separately. The course is free-of-charge. Funding has been provided through the Nederlandse Taalunie, the General Delegation of the Government of Flanders to the USA, Columbia University, and the University of Amsterdam.

DEADLINE MAR. 1: Massachusetts Historical Society Short-Term Fellowships, 2018-2019

Application deadline: March 1, 2018

Massachusetts Historical Society Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the MHS collections sometime between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. More than twenty awards will be made. Short-term fellowships are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent.

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