ART: Global Territorialization and Mining Frontiers in Nineteenth-Century Brazil, T. Bartoletti (Comparative Studies in Society and History)


The rumors of Brazil’s mineral riches reaching London and Vienna in the first half of the nineteenth century, started by enslaved Africans mining clandestinely in unexplored regions and later through geological surveys by mining engineers from the Habsburg Empire, prompted aspirations to wealth which circulated fluidly in the transatlantic context.

Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship program (Deadline: December 31, 2022)

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The focus of the Wolfsonian collection is on North American and European decorative arts, propaganda, architecture, and industrial and graphic design of the period 1851–1950.

TOC: Austria-Hungary and the Balkans - New issue of Hungarian Historical Review

The new issue of the Hungarian Historical Review is out with papers discussing Austria-Hungary and the Balkans from the perspectives of New Imperial History

Table of contents:

Krisztián Csaplár-Degovics: Austro-Hungarian Colonial Ventures: The Case of Albania

Sven Mörsdorf: The Prochaska Affair Revisited: Towards a Revaluation of Austria-Hungary’s Balkan Consuls

Zsófia Turóczy: Hungarian Freemasons as “Builders of the Habsburg Empire” in Southeastern Europe

CfP: Medical Authority and Professional Power Relations in East Central Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

The Hungarian Historical Review (hunghist.org) invites submissions for its third issue in 2023, the theme of which will be:

Medical Authority and Professional Power Relations in East Central Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Actors, Spaces, Discourses

The deadline for the submission of abstracts: December 15, 2022

The deadline for the submission of accepted papers: March 31, 2023

CfA: Nominations to the Central European History Society's Executive Board

The Central European History Society (CEHS) seeks nominations (including self-nominations) for two members on its executive board: one vice president-elect and one at-large member. Nominees should be affiliated with an accredited North American institution of higher education.

The vice president-elect will serve four years, 2023-2027, namely one year each as vice president-elect, vice president, president and past president (in that order). The at-large member will serve for three years, 2023-2026.


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