GENERAL ONGOING CALL FOR PAPERS, JOURNAL OF WEST AFRICAN HISTORY (JWAH)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Slavery, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Political History / Studies

GENERAL ONGOING CALL FOR PAPERS, JOURNAL OF WEST AFRICAN HISTORY

 

Founding Editor-in-chief: Nwando Achebe

Associate Editors (Manuscripts): Assan Sarr and Ibra Sene

Associate Editor (Book Reviews): Harry Odamtten

 

Simpósio Temático 28 - Law, Colonialism, and Legal Encounters in Mesoamerica and the Andes (16th-18th centuries)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 23, 2018 to April 6, 2018
Location: 
Brazil
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Law and Legal History, Slavery, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

Summary

Haitian History Journal: Haiti and the Atlantic World/Revue d'histoire d'Haïti: Haïti et le Monde Atlantique

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
May 1, 2018
Location: 
Quebec, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Slavery, Atlantic History / Studies

The Haitian History Journal: Haiti and the Atlantic World, published by the Centre International d'Information et de Documentation Haïtienne, Caraïbéenne et Afro-Canadienne (CIDIHCA) in Montreal, is devoted to the history of Haiti and the impact of Haiti`s history throughout the Atlantic region. It will be published once a year.

Call for Papers African Studies Association Conference (Nov. 29-Dec.1, 2018 in Atlanta)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Slavery

Panel Title: Race, Blackness, and Africa: West Africans in the Maghreb

Panel Sponsor: [West African Research Association]

2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize recipient announced

Pennsylvania,
Type: 
Prize
Date: 
February 12, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Military History, Slavery

The 2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize will be awarded to Edward Ayers for his work, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (W.W. Norton and Company).

 

Ayers will be recognized during an event hosted by Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History at the Union League Club in New York City on Thursday, April 26. In addition to a $50,000 prize, he will also receive a bronze replica of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' life-size bust “Lincoln the Man.”

 

Voices in the Legal Archives in the French Atlantic

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 28, 2018 to May 30, 2018
Location: 
Quebec, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, French History / Studies, Slavery

The central aim of this conference is to draw together a dynamic group of international scholars from France, Canada, and the United States whose work stands at the interface of two emerging sub-disciplines:  the history of the French Atlantic and the "new legal history" whose central vector insists on shifting the focus of the field beyond legal structures and frameworks, towards an understanding of how law was actively shaped and applied through the lives and experiences of ordinary men and women.  By uncovering and identifying the "voices" of slaves, in

William and Letitia Underground Railroad Philadelphia House. Call for Letters to Support Protection.

Type: 
Event
Date: 
March 9, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Public History, Slavery

The house where antislavery activists William and Letitia Still resided in the early 1850s still stands in Philadelphia, and has recently been nominated for protection to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.  The advisory Committee on Historic Designation (CHD) will consider making a recommendation for approval on the nomination on Wednesday, February 14th.  The Philadelphia Historical Commission (PHC) will likely decide whether to add the building to the Register at its March 9th meeting.

Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in the History of the Atlantic World

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019
Location: 
Nova Scotia, Canada
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Slavery

 

Position # 40015: Acadia University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the History of the Atlantic World. Tier 2 chairholders are exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. We seek an active researcher who will bring a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to this position.

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