In 1565 Thomas Blundeville mused that since ‘it is naturally given to every beast for the moste parte to engender hys lyke, as well as conditions as in shape of body, it is very requisite therefore for him that would have a good race, to be very circumspect in choosing the first stallions and mares from whom he would have his race decend, to the intent he may reape thereof both pleasure and profit, and not bestow his cost and labour in vain.’ According to Blundeville, breeders and horses both wish to perpetuate a lineage,
Lectures, Seminars, and Workshops
This page will dynamically gather announcements for Lectures, Seminars, Workshops, Roundtables, Symposia, Summer Programs, and Conference Announcements that have been posted to H-SAWH. As new networks move into the Commons, the page will expand its criteria to bring related announcements into the collection.
All Content related to Gender, History, or the U.S. South
Call for Papers for Workshop
Animals and Emotions in History
Friday November 17th 2017
AHRC Pets and Family Life Project
Royal Holloway, University of London (central London base)
The speaker for the August meeting of the Kyoto Asian Studies Group is Michael Toole, who will present “Creative Reproductions: Male Pregnancy in Edo-Period Illustrated Fiction” (see abstract below).
The lecture will be held on Monday, August 21st 18:00-20:00 in Seminar Room 8, on the basement floor of Research Bldg. No. 2, on the KYOTO UNIVERSITY Main Campus (see link below for access information). PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT OUR USUAL DOSHISHA VENUE!
A sort of one-stop shop that has been very useful for me is archive.org. Between this site and Google Books, you can get free access to a lot of major collections. On archives.org I frequently use the Penn.
Research fellowships for international postdocs for a research stay in Mainz beginning in April 2018 or later.
The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) awards Research fellowships for international postdocs for a research stay in Mainz beginning in April 2018 or later.
Heinrich Friedrich von Diez (1751-1817) – Freethinker, Diplomat, Orientalist, and Collector
7 and 8 September 2017, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz, papers in German and English
Hendrik Birus (München/Bremen), Goethes Hochschätzung des ‚Liebhabers‘ und ‚Polemikers‘ Diez (public keynote lecture);
Lela Gibson (Los Angeles), Heinrich Friedrich von Diez: New Perspectives (keynote lecture);
Ursula Winter (Berlin), Heinrich Friedrich von Diez und seine abendländischen Handschriften;
I have continued to look into this question, and that of land mines more generally (more below), since my last posting on it. Mr. McIntosh may very well be "right" as to the first American casualty after WW II *in Vietnam.* But the officially recognized DOD claim for the first American casualty in the *Vietnam War,* I have since discovered by consulting a Vietnam veteran friend who seems to know everything about the Memorial Wall, is USAF T-Sgt. Richard B. Fitzgibbon, Jr., of Weymouth, Mass., on June 8, 1956.
Here is a long list of some recent publications on Lusophone Africa, I'm still catching up after a few weeks of computer problems.
Remember to send information on your own publications to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put the information in citation format and include a link if available.
The Production of Information: Technologies, Media Markets, and Labour in the Twentieth Century
Deadline for proposals: 30 September 2017
There's a lot to choose from; it depends a bit on what you mean by "new."
I've had good student responses from Jerry Bentley's 2005 essay, "Myths, Wagers, and Some Moral Implications of World History."
Journal of World History
Volume 16, Number 1, March 2005
pp. 51-82 |