Archive for August, 2010

CFP: Hume after 300 Years

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Hume after 300 Years: The 38th International Hume Society Conference 18 – 23 July 2011 The Old College, Edinburgh Hosted by The Hume Society and The Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities Keynote speakers: * David Fergusson (University of Edinburgh) * Don Garrett (New York University) * J. G. A. Pocock (Johns Hopkins University [...]

Professor of Early Modern History needed at University of Groningen

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Professor of Early Modern History (1,0 fte) The Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen is seeking a professor of Early Modern History. The chair focuses on the study of the history of the period from 1500 to c. 1800. The position involves – coordinating and providing teaching in the above-mentioned field within the [...]

CFP: Storytelling and the Past, University of York

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Storytelling: Imagination and the Past A one-day interdisciplinary conference to be held at the University of York on 26th November 2010 Recent decades have seen a host of different attempts to use imagination to facilitate public engagement with the past. New teaching methods, especially in primary schools, have aimed at encouraging children to empathise with [...]

CFP: Twentieth British Legal History Conference

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

The Twentieth British Legal History Conference University of Cambridge Wednesday 13 July – Saturday 16 July 2011 The Twentieth British Legal History Conference will be held in Cambridge from Wednesday 13 July 2011 to Saturday 16 July 2011. The conference theme will be: Law and Legal Process The conference addresses the intersection between law and [...]

Napoleonic History Booksale

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

From Our London Spy:* Readers of Napoleonic history may be interested that HMV Oxford Street have a mini-sale, while stocks last: Philip Dwyer, Napoleon: The Path to Power, 1769-1799 (hbk, London, 2007), £3 (RRP £20). Stephen Coote, Napoleon and the Hundred Days (pbk, London, 2004), £5 (RRP £8.99). Aka Robin Rowles

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