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Hagley Center Grants/Fellowships Announcement

The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Delaware is pleased to announce the recipients of grants and fellowships awarded May 17, 2019.    Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is June 30th.  The H. B.

Call for Contributors: Energy in American History

ABC-CLIO is publishing a two-volume reference work that details the role of energy in U.S. history, from the colonial era to the present. We seek qualified researchers with specializations in energy history, environmental history, and the history of science and technology (and related fields) to serve as contributors.

 

Ralph Gomory Prize of the Business History Conference Awarded

The 2019 Ralph Gomory Prize of the Business History Conference has been awarded to Anne Fleming, Associate Professor at Georgetown Law for her book, City of Debtors:  A Century of Fringe Finance (Harvard University Press, 2018) at the Business History Conference annual meeting in Cartagena, Colombia, Marc

Debates on international responsibility in a global greenhouse regime

Dear Colleagues,

I recently came across The Global Greenhouse Regime: Who Pays?, ed. Peter Hayes and Kirk R. Smith, a 1993 book published by Earthscan and the United Nations University Press (ISBN 1 85383 136 0).

This reviewed the global situation in the aftermath of the Rio summit of 1992 and contained a number of valuable country reviews as well as considerable historical data.  Part I "Measuring Responsibility" estimated past and (then current) emissions. Chapter 4 was titled "Who pays (to solve the problem and how much)?"

New Publication on Ottoman Environmental History

Dear colleagues,

I would like to bring the following publication to your attention:

Seeds of Power: Explorations in Ottoman Environmental History
Editors: Onur İnal and Yavuz Köse
Cambridgeshire: The White Horse Press, 2019
ISBN 9781-874267-997 (HB) £65 / $90 / €75. 250 pp..
http://www.whpress.co.uk/Books/Inal.html

CfP: YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies No.8 | Deadline: August 4, 2019

*Apologies for cross-posting*

Annual of Istanbul Studies, which has been published by the Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation Istanbul Research Institute since 2012, featuring many valuable articles by distinguished writers over the course of 7 issues, is being relaunched with its new title, YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies.

Call for Self-Nominations – Executive Council of the International Water History Association

The International Water History Association (IWHA) seeks self-nominations from individuals interesting in running for positions on its Executive Council.  The Executive Council is the governing body of the Association, managing its business, assets, and activities.  Elections will be held in summer 2019.  Newly elected members will begin their terms mid-August 2019.

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