For the fourth year running, the Hakluyt Society in pleased to announce its annual round of Research Funding. In furtherance of the principal objects of the Hakluyt Society, to promote the study of historical exploration, travel, and worldwide cultural encounter, the Society operates two schemes of research funding. These are:
New Year greetings. I will be teaching 'Medicine, Science and Technology in World History' this semester. Debates over crosscultural contact and exchange versus independent development are central to the undertaking. Among other historical cases, I plan to raise the question of possible pre-Columbian contact between the Mayan and Egyptian cultures. Along these lines, I've come across the following sources in my brief, limited searches thus far:
I’m interested in organizing a panel for the AHA 2020 that will explore ways for incorporating the environment in world history courses, particularly in survey courses and in the pre-industrial period, though I am flexible. If interested, let me know.
Sincerely, Matthew Herbst
UC San Diego
Call for Panelists
“Imagined Settlements and Nationalisms in the Narratives of Daniel Fagunwa,”
The California, Hawaii, and Northwest World History Associations look forward to welcoming you to their annual joint conference to be held February 22-24, 2019 in Berkeley, California.
The UC Santa Cruz Center for World History is now accepting applications for papers or entire panels
The Journal of the History of Ideas and the University of Pennsylvania invite graduate students to propose papers for this intensive one-day interdisciplinary symposium on “Reception? Challenging and Defending Canons.”
To apply, please email a 500-word paper proposal and CV to email@example.com by January 20. Selected applicants will be notified by early February 2019. Please direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Reimbursement for some travel expenses will be available.
Call for Applications: The Summer Research Laboratory at Illinois
For over forty years, the Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has provided scholars from around the world with the opportunity to work in our Library's famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.
Call for Panelists
Northeastern University’s 11th Annual History Graduate Conference
(Re)Writing Global Histories: Movement, Memory, and Materiality
CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED: NOW FRIDAY DECEMBER 14, 2018!
March 23-24, 2019
Boston, MA, USA
Keynote: Zara Anishanslin, Assistant Professor of History and Art History at the UNiversity of Delaware