Tag Archives: settler colonialism

Andrew May on writing family history

I first saw my great great grandfather Thomas Jones in June 1996, though I had known of him from my earliest childhood. His face started out at me from the internet on the cover of a book by Welsh writer … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Welsh Missionaries and British imperialism by Andrew May (Manchester University Press, 2013)

I have recently been reading Andrew May’s Welsh missionaries and British imperialism for a review in the Journal of Colonialism and Colonial Studies and can say that it is both excellent, and beautifully written. Focusing on the experience of both … Continue reading

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Announcements: Workshop on Intimacy and Mission History, and Recent Publications

You might be interested in this workshop on the role of emotions and intimacy in the history of Christian missions. >> Investigating the Intimate in Mission Histories 17 October 2012 (9 am – 5 pm) and 18 October 2012 (9 … Continue reading

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On conference book fairs: new publications of interest

Last week, I touched down in Waterloo, Ontario, for a far-too-brief time at the 2012 Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. A big thank you and congratulations to the organizers, particularly of the Canadian Historical Association’s annual meeting, … 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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