The Richards Center Emerging Scholars Summer Mentoring Program exposes students to doctoral study in the discipline of history. During a one-week summer residential program (June 23-June 28, 2019), Pennsylvania State University faculty and staff demystify the graduate school admissions process and educate participants about the academic profession. Students will participate in a simulated doctoral seminar and attend workshops on a variety of topics, including writing, digital research, and graduate student life.
The Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) is now accepting applications for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Research Fellowship in Texas history. The fellowship includes a $2,000 stipend and is awarded for the best research proposal utilizing the collections of the State Archives in Austin.
Caribbean Studies Association 2019 – Panel CFP
The Eccles Centre for American Studies invites applications from researchers from any disciplinary or creative background to spend time exploring the British Library's North American collections.
We are keen to hear from all kinds of serious researchers who have the potential to produce something new, exciting, challenging and different as a result of their research into the Canadian, US or Caribbean collections of the Library.
Historia Crítica, published by the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), announces a call for papers for the special issue, “Current State of Latin America Environmental History”. Guests editors Vladimir Sánchez Calderón (Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia) y Jacob Blanc (University of Edinburgh, Escocia). Papers should be submitted between November 1st to November 30st, 2018.
The mission of the Schomburg's Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery is to generate and disseminate scholarly knowledge on the slave trade, slavery, and anti-slavery pertaining to the Atlantic World. The Center supports the work of researchers with short-term and long-term fellowships.
The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery is pleased to announce the fourth annual Harriet Tubman Prize, which will be awarded to a distinguished nonfiction book published in the United States on the slave trade, slavery, and anti-slavery in the Atlantic World. The prize of $7,500 will be presented at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
In Nomos of the Earth, Carl Schmitt underscores the intimate connection between law and territory: “nomos is the immediate form in which the political and social order of a people becomes spatially visible” (Nomos of the Earth, 70). Michel Foucault’s complementary point is that “[t]he successes of history belong to those who are capable of seizing these rules, to replace those who had used them, to disguise themselves so as to pervert them, invert their meaning, and redirect them against those who had initially imposed them” (“Nietzsche, Genealogy, History,” 86).