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Free and Unfree Workers in Atlantic and Indian Ocean Port Cities (c. 1700-1850)

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We invite historians working on free and unfree workers in port cities to send in proposals for a workshop on May 6-7, 2016 at the University of Pittsburgh.

(Full CFP below.) Historians have long treated slave labor and free labor as mutually exclusive ideal types.  Recent work has begun to challenge this view, yet research on the connections between free and unfree workers remains limited. Port cities are the perfect setting in which to explore a new, broader, more inclusive labor history for the period 1700-1850. 

The World of Prisons. The History of Confinement in Global Perspective, Late Eighteenth to Early Twentieth Century

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"The World of Prisons:  The History of Confinement in Global Perspective, Late Eighteenth to Early Twentieth Century

Conference:  September 7 – 10, 2016

Call for Papers: Global City, Past and Present 3rd Workshop: People

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Workshop 3: “Peoples,” Centre for Metropolitan History, Institute of Historical Research, University of London

26-27 May, 2016

The Global Cities AHRC International Research Network invites proposals from scholars of all humanities and social sciences for its workshop on the topic of “Peoples” in cities – colonial, imperial, or other – of the early modern or modern and contemporary period.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-French-Colonial: 3 August - 10 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  3 August 2015 to 10 August 2015.
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AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Duke University - History of the Islamic World/Muslim World
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Fordham University - Lecturer, African History

CFP: Association of Caribbean Historians Annual Conference

48th Annual Association of Caribbean Historians (ACH) Conference, Havana, Cuba, 2016

The Association of Caribbean Historians Executive Committee has announced that the 48th Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians will be held in Havana, Cuba, from Sunday, June 5, to Friday, June 10, 2016.  This is the first time the ACH has been in Cuba since 1999.

Call for Papers (applications due Oct. 31, 2015)

Members suggested several possible themes for the next year's conference. These included the following:

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-French-Colonial: 27 July - 3 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 27 July 2015 to  3 August 2015.
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AFRICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University - Call for fellowship applications
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=51197

WSECS 2016 conference Call for Proposals (Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies)

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The annual meeting of the

Western Society for

Eighteenth-Century Studies (WSECS)

February 12-13, 2016 • University of California, Riverside

Keynote address by Dr. Paula Radisich, Whittier College

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