Discussions

CFP: Panel on philanthropic responsibility for Birmingham Modern Studies Conference (July 2-3, 2015)

We are in search of a third panelist and commentator for the Birmingham British Studies Workshop (July 2-3, 2015).  The panel will center on contests over responsibility in crisis. Caroline's work deals with British involvement with foreign refugees, while Christienna’s work examines local, regional, and imperial assistance to Jamaicans in crisis in the 19th and 20th centuries. There are any number of directions the panel can take depending on the interests of the third participant.

CFP: Tropical Diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Historical Perspective (Rio de Janeiro, Jul 2015)

Call for papers - Tropical Diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean: A historical Perspective
Casa de Oswaldo Cruz / Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1-4 July 2015

The workshop is organised by Casa de Oswaldo Cruz/ Fiocruz and the University of York as part of the British Academy-funded collaborative project Public Health Policies and Practice in the Caribbean and Latin America: A Historical Perspective.

CFP: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions (Liverpool, Jul 2015)

With apologies for cross-posting

2ND CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE 27TH FEBRUARY 2015

Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions Conference

13-16 July 2015, Liverpool, UK

ANN: New Podcast: "Who Makes Cents: A History of Capitalism"

Who Makes Cents: A History of Capitalism Podcast is a new program devoted to bringing you quality, engaging stories that explain how capitalism has changed over time.  We interview historians and social and cultural critics about capitalism’s past, highlighting the political and economic changes that have created the present.

CFP: Panel on Global Whiteness at AHA (Atlanta, GA, Jan 2016)

Working with Robert Morrison, a doctoral candidate at the University of Colorado, I am putting together a panel for the 2016 AHA conference in Atlanta on the theme of “Global Whiteness”.  My own research focuses on Irish nationalists and their attempts to prove that the Irish was a properly white nation.  Robert Morrison’s research, focusing on the Bandung Conference (1955), investigates how Gamal ‘Abd al-Nasser sought to balance his new found role as a leader of the predominantly black ‘Third World’ with a countervailing belief that the Egyptians were a respectably white nation.

CFP: 16th International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History (Arlington, TX, Sep 2015)

Sixteenth Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History

University of Texas at Arlington

Date of Conference: September 17-19, 2015

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: April 1, 2015 

Keynote Speakers:

Donna Gabaccia, University of Toronto Scarborough

Steven Pincus, Yale University

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