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How We Got the Scientific Revolution Wrong: A Podcast Interview with Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra

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. 

http://timetoeatthedogs.com/2018/01/29/how-we-got-the-scientific-revolution-wrong/

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.

Seeking participants for AHA 2019 panel

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.

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