Abigail Coppins: 'The Revolution comes to Hampshire: Black Revolutionaries in an English Castle, 1796-1800'

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
November 6, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, British History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies

Join us for a free Black History talk in central London. All are welcome and there is no need to book.

Historian and archaeologist Abigail Coppins will explain how over 2,000 black and mixed-race soldiers came to be imprisoned in Hampshire during the 1790s. Her research is based on an exciting new exhibition now on at Portchester Castle (English Heritage) that tells their fascinating stories.

A Global History of Free Ports: The Development of European Political Economy in the Atlantic and Asia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 6, 2019 to June 7, 2019
Location: 
Finland
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, French History / Studies, Intellectual History, Asian History / Studies

The history of free ports research network is organising a number of conferences in the next years, in order to work towards a standard publication and interactive research platform for the history of free ports from the 16th to the early 20th century.

Opportunities for Early American Historians

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
December 15, 2018
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Native American History / Studies

The Newberry Library's long-standing fellowship program provides outstanding scholars with the time, space, and community required to pursue innovative and ground-breaking scholarship.

Symposium: Follow the Map: Reflecting on 200 Years of the Harvard Map Collection

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
October 25, 2018 to October 26, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Geography, Slavery

 

Symposium: Follow the Map: Reflecting on 200 Years of the Harvard Map Collection

25 - 26 October 2018

Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

An interdisciplinary symposium hosted by the Harvard Library and made possible through the generous gift of Abby Smith Rumsey, AB Radcliffe College, MA, PhD Harvard.

Revised Call for Papers and New Deadline - “II International Conference on Bartolomé de Las Casas.”

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 15, 2018
Location: 
Rhode Island, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

Revised Call for Papers and New Deadline - “II International Conference on Bartolomé de Las Casas.”

CfP: PhD Seminar in American History / American Studies, 18-20 November, Roosevelt Institute for American Studies, Middelburg, The Netherlands

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 18, 2018 to November 20, 2018
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, World History / Studies

The Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (RIAS) is a library, conference venue, and graduate school dedicated to the study of American history, politics, and culture. Founded in 1987 as the Roosevelt Study Center, it is located in the center of Middelburg, near the ancestral home of the Roosevelt family. Since 2003, the RIAS has hosted a recurring PhD seminar in American history / American studies, at which current postgraduate students are invited to share their approaches, methods, and findings in a small, congenial setting. 

Position: Editor-in-Chief for Terrae Incognitae, the journal for the Society of the History of Discoveries and Exploration

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
September 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies

In print for 50 years, Terrae Incognitae focuses on the history of exploration and is published by Taylor and Francis. Over the years, the journal has expanded from one to two issues per year, plus a thematic online-only edition.

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