The Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP), invites the academic community and the general public to the lecture: “Orchid Flora in the Greater Antilles”, by Dr. James D. Ackerman, Department of Biology, College of Natural Sciences, UPR-RP. Dr. Eugenio Santiago Valentín, Department of Biology, College of Natural Sciences, UPR-RP, will introduce the lecturer. The activity will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium on Environmental History offers an open forum for the discussion of environmental history research broadly defined. Please find the schedule for this winter semester
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3rd Annual Rocky Mountain Pre-Columbian Association Research Colloquium
Current Research in the Ancient Americas
Saturday, September 30, 2017
9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Reception to follow
Denver Museum of Nature & Science- Ricketson Auditorium
2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205
Sponsored by Jane Day and the Stevenson Family Foundation
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State College of Florida, Lakewood Ranch Campus
LACS Richmond Brown Dissertation Prize
Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association (LACS-SHA).
The 2017 LACS Richmond Brown Dissertation Prize will be awarded to the best dissertation completed and defended in 2016 in the fields of Latin American, Caribbean, American Borderlands and Frontiers, or Atlantic World history. Dissertations defended at any institution in the US South and adjacent states (i.e. any state in which the SHA has held a meeting) will be considered.
ABC-Clio is bringing out a reference book on the history of astrology in 2018, and I am looking for authors for the articles still unassigned. All authors will receive credit for their work and access to the e-book version of the final product, and those who contribute 1000 words or more will receive a modest honorarium. I am particularly interested in scholars with expertise in non-Western astrological traditions.
For further information, including a list of available articles, contact:
Now seeking contributors to a forthcoming four-volume encyclopedia on the daily lives and roles of women in world history to be published by ABC-CLIO, under the editorship of Colleen Boyett, Mildred Diane Gleason, and Micheal Tarver. Expressions of interest are welcome from graduate students, postdocs, professors, independent scholars, and public history professionals.
The use of the word “landscape” to describe the formation and infrastructure of cities—as reflected, for example, in current theories of landscape urbanism—largely seems to express contemporary preoccupations with the post-industrial urban condition. Indeed, the Industrial Revolution is often seen as a turning point in the emergence of the urban landscape of the modern metropolis.