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CFP: Workshop--Public Health in the Caribbean and Latin America: A Historical Perspective, York, 18-20 July 2014

Diffusionist models of understanding the histories of medicine and health practices in non-European countries have increasingly been discredited. Instead, scholars now highlight the multi-directional movement of ideas and practices between Europe and other parts of the world, as well as the mutually-constitutive character of imperialism, post-colonial ideologies and development projects.

CFP: Representing and Remembering Slavery in the Americas, University of York (UK), 30-31 May

This conference is designed to bring together academics interested in the history of slavery in the Americas (c.15-19th century), but also to allow scholars to address contemporary cultural and political representations and remembrances of slavery.

New Titles in Caribbean Studies

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CFP: NYU Language and Colonialism Workshop, April 2014

Language and Colonialism – Call for Proposals
 
Please send an abstract (up to 250 words) and a résumé to Ruth Ben-Ghiat 
(rb68@nyu.edu) and Alice Goheneix Polanski (agp318@nyu.edu) by December 20, 2013.
 
The NYU-CNRS Center for International Research in the Humanities and Social 
Sciences invites proposals for a workshop on “Language and Colonialism” to be held April 4 and 5, 2014 at New York University. 
 
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