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New Issue of Common-place

Dear all,
 
In the brand-new issue of Common-place, you’ll find a bounty of fresh and challenging ideas from both leading and rising historians. Carla Pestana’s revelations about maroon communities in colonial Jamaica offers a cautionary tale on the influence of “categorical thinking” on historians.

CFP- Northeastern University Graduate History Conference

The Northeastern History Graduate Student Association invites proposal submissions for its 10th annual graduate student conference to be held on March 24th and 25th 2018 at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. The deadline for submissions to the conference is Friday December 15th 2017.

Conference: “Reckoning With Slavery: New Directions in the History, Memory, Legacy, and Popular Representations of Enslavement”

November 16-18, 2017

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents its inaugural conference, “Reckoning With Slavery: New Directions in the History, Memory, Legacy, and Popular Representations of Enslavement”. It will take place at the Schomburg Center.

Call for Papers: Arguing for the Rule of Law: Using the Hebrew Bible and Caricatures of Foreigners in British and Spanish America

        This is a call for papers in anticipation of a one-day conference to be organized by Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (University of Texas) and Richard Ross (University of Illinois) through the Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History [https://law.illinois.edu/faculty-research/specialty-programs/legal-history/].  The conference, to be held at the Newberry Library in Chicago on Friday, October 26, 2018, is entitled, “Arguing for the Rule of Law: Using the Hebrew Bible and Caric

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