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 in August, 2017. Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is October 31th. The H. B.
Hagley Museum and Library and the Business History Conference are pleased to announce the 2017 winner of the Hagley Prize: Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II (University of Pennsylvania, 2016) by Mark R. Wilson, University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Hagley Museum and Library and the Business History Conference jointly offer the Hagley Prize awarded to the best book in Business History (broadly defined) and consists of a medallion and $2,500.
The 2017 Ralph Gomory Prize of the Business History Conference has been awarded to two recipients who will share the prize: Johan Mathew of Rutgers University for his book, Margins of the Market: Trafficking and Capitalism across the Arabian Sea (University of California Press, 2016) and Mark R. Wilson, University of North Carolina, Charlotte for his book, Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016) at the Business History Conference annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, USA on April 1, 2017.
The Production of Information: Technologies, Media Markets, and Labour in the Twentieth Century
Deadline for proposals: 30 September 2017
Education About Asia (EAA) is the peer-reviewed teaching journal of the Association for Asian Studies. Our print and online readers include undergraduate instructors as well as high school and middle school teachers. Our articles are intended to provide educators and academics in the humanities and social sciences who are often not specialists with basic understanding of Asia-related content. Professors and high school teachers also utilize many EAA articles and essays as student readings. Qualified referees evaluate all manuscripts submitted for consideration.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
FOR THE SOUTHERN LABOR STUDIES ASSOCIATION’S
(USUALLY) BIENNIAL MEETING
Where: The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
When: May 17-19, 2018
In 2017, the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation will make available a number of $5,000 fellowship awards to support research and writing in American legal history by early-career scholars. Early career generally includes those researching or writing a PhD dissertation (or equivalent project) and recent recipients of a graduate degree working on their first major monograph or research project. The number of awards made is at the discretion of the Foundation. In the past several years, the trustees of the Foundation have made five to nine awards.
The U.S. Civil War from 1861-1865 resulted in a forging of a second constitution that in time transformed the structures of American governance. With the passage of the Fourteenth Amendment, the nation recast the relationship between the state and subordinated people.
The CHORD conference on 'Retailing and Distribution in the Seventeenth Century'
will take place at the University of Wolverhampton, UK
on 7 September 2017
The programme, together with abstracts, registration details and further information, can be found at:
Jefferson Scholars/Hagley Library Fellowship Announcement