Conference: Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Ransoming Practices

Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Ransoming Practices Harriet Tubman Institute York University April 25-26, 2014 The frequency of piracy and kidnappings in the 21st century revives an age long global practice of capturing people in exchange for ransom payment. In the Mediterranean world until the early nineteenth century, it was an act of war between […]

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CFP: Slavery in Africa – Past, Heritage, Present

The organizing committee of the international conference, “Slavery in Africa: Past, Heritage, Present” are inviting all interested researchers to submit paper or panel proposals. The conference will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from October 27-29, 2014. This international conference seeks to mark a significant moment in the reactivation and intensification of research on slavery in […]

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CFP Dalhousie ‘History Across the Disciplines’: Barriers and Bridges

The Dalhousie Graduate History Society invites faculty and graduate students from all disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences to submit papers for Dalhousie University’s 16th annual History Across the Disciplines conference to be held March 21-23, 2014 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The conference is intended to embrace all scholarship that explores the dynamics of […]

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CFP: Re/framing Slavery, Contemporary Child Labor & Rights, and Abolition and Emancipation across Time and Space: A Conference in Honor of Professor Paul E. Lovejoy

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS FOR AN INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE TOPIC: Re/framing Slavery, Contemporary Child Labor & Rights, and Abolition and Emancipation across Time and Space: A Conference in Honor of Professor Paul E. Lovejoy DATE: May 22-May 24, 2014 VENUE: Jaria Hotel, No. 1 Levender Street, East Legon-Accra, Ghana During the past half-century or so, […]

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The Conable Conference in International Studies and Forced Marriage Symposium

Co-Sponsored by the Harriet Tubman Institute, the Rochester Institute of Technology hosts the Conable Conference in International Studies and Forced Marriage Symposium April 4-6, 2013Rochester, New York Over the past several decades, tremendous strides have been made toward ending gender-based violence and advancing a spectrum of goals broadly envisioned as promoting gender equality throughout the […]

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