American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowships

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Native American History / Studies

Scope

The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections.

Call for Book Chapters: Firsting in the Early-Modern Transatlantic World

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 1, 2017
Location: 
Canada
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, World History / Studies

Firsting is the process through which an act, circumstance or phenomenon generated by man, or accomplishment is represented or acclaimed as having occurred for the first time. Firsting necessarily implies seconding and lasting as concomitant processes that help structure historical exchanges. Firsting involves complex issues that conflict our present, including those of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, religion and language, and place of origin.

IX International Conference Alexander Von Humboldt (Yucatan 2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2017
Location: 
Mexico
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Geography, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Maritime History / Studies

IX INTERNATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT AND TRAVELERS THROUGH YUCATAN

 

New Orleans, Global City (1718 – 2018): The Long Shadow of John Law and the Mississippi Company

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 17, 2017
Location: 
Colorado, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Economic History / Studies, French History / Studies, Native American History / Studies

It has been almost three hundred since the first international stock market crash took place in France, Britain, and the Netherlands. A spate of cross-disciplinary conferences and publications have added greatly to our understanding of the impact of the Mississipi and South Sea Bubbles and the Dutch windhandel (trade in wind) on European economies and cultures. The colonial, global, and oceanic dimensions of these events have not been studied as closely.

Special Issue of the Journal History of Technology on “Technology in Latin American History”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2017 to March 15, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Colonial America, Mexican History / Studies

Call for Articles

Special Issue of the Journal History of Technology 

on “Technology in Latin American History”

Expected: Volume 34, 2018

Journal: History of Technology (Bloomsbury Publishing, London) https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/series/history-of-technology/

Guest editors: Dr. David Pretel (Colegio de México) and Dr. Helge Wendt (Max Plank Institute for the History of Science)

CFP for the Providence College Seminar on the History of Early America

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 27, 2017
Location: 
Rhode Island, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Native American History / Studies, American History / Studies

The Faculty in the Department of History & Classics at Providence College are pleased to announce the establishment of the Providence College Seminar on the History of Early America. The Seminar will discuss pre-circulated works in progress, including chapters of doctoral dissertations, book projects, and article drafts on any aspect of early American history. We are particularly interested in article or chapter length papers covering early North American history, but would also consider papers exploring developments in Latin America and the broader Atlantic world.

Magazines on the Move: North American Periodicals and Travel (Deadline Ext.)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 28, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, African American History / Studies, Colonial America, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies

A one-day seminar hosted by the Centre for Travel Writing Studies, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus in collaboration with the Network for American Periodical Studies.

N.B. New Event Date: Friday, 22 September 2017

Annual Conference of the Southeast Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 11, 2017 to October 14, 2017
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Colonial America, Historic Preservation, Urban Design and Planning

In October, the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians will gather in Lynchburg, Virginia, for our annual conference.

Slave Narratives in British and French America, 1700-1848

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 14, 2017 to July 15, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, French History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Slavery

14–15 July 2017

Notre Dame London Global Gateway
1–4 Suffolk Street
Northwest side of Trafalgar Square


Conference organizers:
Sophie White
University of Notre Dame
Trevor Burnard
University of Melbourne

Call For Papers: Women and Religion in the Early Americas

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Cultural History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call For Papers: Women and Religion in the Early Americas

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