REVIEW: Penny on Ciarlo, 'Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in Imperial Germany' and Myers, 'German Visions of India, 1871-1918: Commandeering the Holy Ganges during the Kaiserreich'

David Ciarlo.  Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in
Imperial Germany.  Cambridge  Harvard University Press, 2011.  xvi +
419 pp.  $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05006-8.

Perry Myers.  German Visions of India, 1871-1918: Commandeering the
Holy Ganges during the Kaiserreich.  New York  Palgrave Macmillan,
2013.  304 pp.  $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-29971-0.

Reviewed by H. Glenn Penny (University of Iowa)
Published on H-German (September, 2014)
Commissioned by Chad Ross

CFP: Intermediate Groups in the Portuguese Dominions, 16th-18th centuries


Intermediate Groups in the Portuguese Dominions, 16th-18th centuries

Tiago C. P. dos Reis Miranda (CHAM/ FCSH-NOVA e UAç) and Bruno Feitler (Unifesp/ CNPq)

The Revista de História of the University of São Paulo (Brazil) invites interested scholars to submit proposals for articles to be published as part of a ‘dossier’ concerning intermediate groups in the Portuguese dominions in the Early Modern Age.

Job Notice: Assistant Professor of African History, Rice University

Assistant Professor of African History

The History Department at Rice University seeks a historian of Africa at the rank of assistant professor.  Open to all periods and subfields.  Applicants must have received the Ph.D., or fulfilled the requirements for the Ph.D., by 1 November of the year employment commences, in History or a related field.

The successful candidate will conduct high-quality research, participate in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, and contribute service.  A 2-2 course load is standard.  Rice University is located in Houston, Texas.

cfp: Latin American Migration to New Spaces in the United States, 1990-Present

Migration from Latin America has surged to new destinations in the United States over the past three decades. In lieu of historical destinations such as Chicago, New York, and the American Southwest, Latin Americans have established vibrant communities in locations such as Siler City, North Carolina, Sunnyside, Washington, Dodge City, Kansas, and Greenville, South Carolina. Mixed responses from host societies – from the creation of new human development and advocacy organizations to popular perceptions of criminality – have come along with the emergence and evolution of these communities.

Call for Applications: Resident Scholar Fellowships at the School for Advanced Research

The School for Advanced Research (SAR) in Santa Fe, NM invites applications for its 2015–16 Resident Scholar Fellowships.

SAR awards fellowships each year to scholars who have completed their research and analysis and who need time to think and write about topics important to the understanding of humankind. Resident scholars may approach their research from anthropology or from related fields such as history, sociology, art, and philosophy. 


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