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ToC (journal): European Judaism - Welcome to Britain? Refugees Then and Now, special issue

Dear Colleague,

With the 50th year of European Judaism coming to a close, this issue takes up the current refugee crisis affecting Europe by publishing the proceedings of a conference entitled 'Welcome to Britain? Refugees Then and Now.' Following this theme, this issue includes two personal refugee histories, and an account of peace initiatives in Israel and the Occupied Territories.

Lecture: "British Caledonia: English America and the Scottish Darien Project, 1675-1702," Craig Gallagher Nov 7 MHS Early American History Seminar

Boston Area Early American History Seminar
Massachusetts Historical Society

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 5:30 PM
Note that this seminar begins fifteen minutes later than usual!

Craig Gallagher, Boston College
British Caledonia: English America and the Scottish Darien Project, 1675-1702
Comment: Hannah Muller, Brandeis University

CfP (conference): "Encounters: Travel and Tourism in Historical Perspective," Department of History, Seton Hall University

For centuries, travel and tourism have served as venues through which individuals encounter, articulate, and grapple with notions of difference. Travelers and “armchair tourists” alike engage with the world and learn about distant places—even as the practices of tourism promote forms of knowledge that are often inaccurate and connections that are often more imagined than real. Providing windows to the social and cultural norms of the past, tourism tell us much about the mobility of peoples, ideas, and cultures, but also about global imbalances of power.

New Book ToC: Population Aging and International Health-Caregiver Migration to Japan

Dear list members:

please allow me to draw your attention to a new book publication:

"Population Aging and International Health-Caregiver Migration to Japan", by Gabriele Vogt, Cham: Springer, 2018.

-- published in the series "SpringerBriefs in Population Studies"
-- available as eBook and softcover: http://www.springer.com/de/book/9783319680118
-- preview pages and review copy available online

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