Call for contributions for edited book "Remembering Colonialism in Southern Africa"

I am posting this call on behalf of Ivan Marowa & Sylvester Dombo from the University of Zimbabwe, who are editing a book with the following title: "Remembering Colonialism in Southern Africa" and are looking for contributions on Lusophone Africa, especially Angola. Please email Ivan Marowa for more information at: ivanmarowa@yahoo.co.uk 

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Deadline Approaching! ASMEA Research and Travel Grant Applications Due March 31

The deadline for the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA)  Travel and Research Grant Program is March 31, 2017.

Grants are awarded in conjunction with the Tenth Annual ASMEA Conference in Washington, D.C., October 19 – 21, 2017. Grant awards range from $500 to $2500.

Below is select guidelines for the 2017 program:

Registration Open - Global History of Violence: Oxford Conference

Registration now open: A Violent World? 

Oxford University, 29 June – 1 July 2017

This conference brings global approaches to the history of violence, reassessing the nature of violence during the early modern period. Integrating warfare and other crucial forms of large-scale violence with recent scholarship on the history of collective and inter-personal violence, this three-day conference will probe historical assumptions about the limits of violence and its decline during the early modern period. 

Registration Open - Global History of Violence: Oxford Conference

Registration now open: A Violent World? 

Oxford University, 29 June – 1 July 2017

This conference brings global approaches to the history of violence, reassessing the nature of violence during the early modern period. Integrating warfare and other crucial forms of large-scale violence with recent scholarship on the history of collective and inter-personal violence, this three-day conference will probe historical assumptions about the limits of violence and its decline during the early modern period. 

International MA program “Usable Pasts”: Applied and Interdisciplinary History Higher School of Economics, St Petersburg, Russia

How to apply: http://spb.hse.ru/en/ma/apphist/howtohttps://spb.hse.ru/international/graduate

HSE St Petersburg, Department of History, invites international applicants to its two-year,

English-language MA program “Usable Pasts”: Applied and Interdisciplinary History.

Bishops' Identities, Careers and Networks Conference

Bishops were powerful individuals who had considerable spiritual, economic and political power. To be a bishop was to be a leader who might crown kings or foment rebellion. So who became bishops? What were their family backgrounds, educational attainment, social networks? What was the impact of international Church events such as the Great Schism or the Council of Basle on the types of bishop appointed in individual dioceses?

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