CFP: “Labor, State, Capital: Historical Materialism, Metanarratives, and the Revival of Explanatory Frameworks” Latin American History Workshop (Cornell University, 2-5 May 2019)

For a generation now, the historiography of Latin America in the North American academy has been defined by the decline of synthetic metanarratives. So, what unites Latin America in a historical explanatory sense? In order to address this problem with a broad historical frame of reference, we structure this workshop around two basic and persistent problems: capitalist development and state formation.

CFP: Water and Megacities (ICEHO 3rd World EH conference)

(apologies for any cross-posting)

We are seeking another paper for a panel proposal at the ICEHO Third World Environmental History Conference, July 22-26, 2019 in Florianópolis, Brazil.

In particular, we are seeking papers looking at the historical relationship between water and the growth of megacities in the Americas.

ANN: Call for Nominations: President of the Journal of Women’s History Board of Trustees

The Journal of Women’s History is currently seeking nominations, including self-nominations, for its next President. This six-year term will begin in January 2019. Interested candidates will be asked to send a CV and a couple of paragraphs explaining how their scholarly, academic, administrative, and/or organizing experience prepares them to preside over the JWH Board.


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