Runaway Slaves in Britain

The ‘Runaway Slaves in Britain’ project webpages and database launches on 1 June 2018. Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the research project team have combed through English and Scottish newspapers published between 1700 and 1780 (many of which can’t be digitally searched), locating newspaper notices for enslaved and bound people who escaped in Britain, as well as notices advertising the sale of enslaved people.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in the Physical Sciences

Dear Colleagues,  

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2019-2020 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars. Awards that may be of interest to the H-PhysicalSciences community include:  


Academic Freedom in the U.K. (comment)

Courtesy of the National Coalition of Independent Scholars ( below is a link to a story that appeared in The Boar--a student-run newspaper of the University of Warwick, alleging that some professors feel their controversial work is stifled because their universities fear social-media trolling.

H-Diplo Article Review 739 on “Filling the Void?: Anglo-American Strategic Relations, Philippine Independence, and the Containment of Japan, 1932-1937.”



Article Review
No. 739
24 January 2018

Article Review Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

CFP: African Studies Association of the United Kingdom conference (11-13 September 2018, University of Birmingham): DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS 16 FEBRUARY 2018

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Call for Papers
February 16, 2018


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