UTEP Borderlands History Conference: Violence, Coercion, and Social Change in Borderlands History, February 2-4, 2018 Violence, Coercion, and Social Change in Borderlands History

We cordially invite scholars to attend our 3rd annual UTEP Borderlands History Conference that will be held on February 2-4, 2018 at the University of Texas at El Paso in El Paso, Texas.  The theme for this year’s conference is Violence, Coercion, and Social Change in Borderlands History.”  Registration to attend the conference is now open.  Early registration will be open until December 20, 2017 and is at a reduced price.  After this deadline, the registration price will go up.  To register, please go to our web page

TAMU History Conference & Grant Applications (Extended Deadline & Speakers Dr. James Brooks & Dr. Aaron O'Connell)

The History Graduate Student Organization and the Sigma Rho Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at Texas A&M University are proud to announce our 2018 graduate and undergraduate history student conference. The conference will take place on March 23-24, 2018.

2018 JDC Archives Fellowship Program

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its 2018 fellowship program. In 2018, 6 fellowships will be awarded to senior scholars, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and independent researchers to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or in Jerusalem.


Dear all,

I hope you had a relaxing Thanksgiving break.

If you have not already, I invite you to listen to New Books in History Podcast interview to Keren Weitzberg on her new book We do not have borders: Greater Somalia and the Predicaments of Belonging in Kenya (Ohio University Press, 2017).


Angeles Picone



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