The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History are pleased to announce the twentieth annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, an annual award for the most outstanding non-fiction book in English copyrighted in the year 2017 on the subject of slavery, resistance, and/or abolition. Beginning on January 2, 2018, we invite you to submit books that meet these criteria.
We are seeking papers for a panel at the upcoming 2019 AHA meeting in Chicago.
A reminder that if you would like to be part of this panel to send your abstract and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 7.
CfP – “Rebellion as Revolution in the Caribbean during the Age of Revolutions” (AHA Panel proposal)
Date: March 1, 2018
Location: Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Business History / Studies
In the late 1500s, the mines of Potosí –a mountain in southern Bolivia — produced 60% of the world’s silver. It was a place of great wealth and terrible suffering. It is also a place, Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra argues, that challenges the very idea of the Scientific Revolution.
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.
If this is the second time you are reading this, please accept my apologies for cross-posting. My name is Jason Daniel and I am a doctoral candidate at Florida International University. I am interested in organizing a panel for the 2019 AHA in Chicago. My dissertation is about the consumption of timber for shipbuilding in early eighteenth-century Cuba.
I'm looking for 2 to 3 participants for a panel that I am putting together. The working abstract can be found below