Category Archives: Calls for Papers

Call for Papers – Hard and Soft Power: questions of race, intimacy and violence in the comparative colonial toolkit

Readers of the blog will hopefully be interested in submitting an abstract for the below conference, held at the University of Kent in July. See strand 3 on ‘colonial intimacy’ in particular. First deadline for proposals is 16th March, but … Continue reading

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New publications and a CFP of interest

This Sunday, I’d like to highlight three new ‘happenings’ in the field of colonial family history: First, we are delighted to announce the publication of a special journal issue on families in the British Empire — the recent Spring 2013 … Continue reading

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‘Home and Away: Girls of the British Empire’ and other announcements

This is a very belated announcement about the Girl Museum‘s fabulous new exhibition, ‘Home and Away: Girls of the British Empire.’ I was lucky to be in Melbourne at the excellent conference on colonial girls and colonial girlhood when the … Continue reading

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Announcements – 6 February 2012

>> New Publications Claire Lowrie, ‘The Transcolonial Politics of Chinese Domestic Mastery in Singapore and Darwin 1910s-1930s,’ Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 12, 3 (Winter 2011). Maram Epstein, ‘Patrimonial Bonds: Daughters, Fathers, and Power in Tianyuhua,’ Late Imperial China … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement and Call for Papers – Imperial Relations: Families in the British Empire

The Family & Colonialism Research Network is thrilled to announce its first conference, ‘Imperial Relations: Families in the British Empire,’ to be held at the Institute of Historical Research, London, 5-6 September 2011. Call for Papers In the past decade, … Continue reading

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Announcements: 23 April 2011

Conference Announcements ‘For Love or Money?: Historical Perspectives on Gender and Emotional Labour’ 2 July 2011, University of the West of England, Bristol The 18th annual conference of the West of England & South Wales Women’s History Network. Confirmed speakers … Continue reading

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