The Emancipators: A Conversation with Amalia Ribi Forclaz on The Politics of Anti-Slavery Movements and European International History

When did slavery end? For American or British readers of the Global History Forum, the answer to this question, at least answered within the framework of their respective countries, is easy. Human chattel slavery ended in the United States, we are told, in 1865 with the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, … Continue reading The Emancipators: A Conversation with Amalia Ribi Forclaz on The Politics of Anti-Slavery Movements and European International History

Professor in Humanitarian Studies, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva)

Here’s a recently posted job in Geneva that should be of interest for frequent readers of this blog. The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, a recent posting explains, invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Full Professor of Humanitarian Studies with a specialisation in the analysis of armed conflict starting on September … Continue reading Professor in Humanitarian Studies, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva)

Global Humanitarian Research Academy (Exeter – Geneva, July 10-22, 2016)

Over at the Imperial and Global Forum, run by the University of Exeter, our colleagues have announced for the second time a most interesting summer program for historians working on international history and the history of humanitarianism, namely a Global Humanitarian Research Academy to take place between Exeter (UK) and Geneva from July 10-22, 2016. Run jointly … Continue reading Global Humanitarian Research Academy (Exeter – Geneva, July 10-22, 2016)

Call for Applications: Global Humanitarianism Research Academy

We’re pleased to re-post a recent call for applications from the Global Humanitarianism Research Academy (GHRA), a wonderful opportunity for both PhDs and early post-docs working on the history of humanitarianism to get together for two weeks in Mainz (Germany) and Geneva to share their work and discuss research agendas and publishing strategies. The GHRA, … Continue reading Call for Applications: Global Humanitarianism Research Academy