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Doing Global History: Research Field Guide to the Archivo General de la Nación (Mexico)
The Blog | February 26, 2020

Doing Global History: Research Field Guide to the Archivo General de la Nación (Mexico)

When you approach the Archivo General de la Nación (AGN) in Mexico City, Mexico, you notice large dark fences, big walls, and intriguing architecture. You typically enter through a massive gate, secured by an armed police officer, near the complex's parking lot. The guards and AGN's structural qualities convey a sense of protection and control. One could easily think that this design is to keep documents safely inside. While that is presently true, the original design was to keep people inside.

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CFP—Archipelagic Memory: Intersecting Geographies, Histories and Disciplines (University of Mauritius, 4 – 6 August 2020)
The Blog | January 24, 2020

CFP—Archipelagic Memory: Intersecting Geographies, Histories and Disciplines (University of Mauritius, 4 – 6 August 2020)

About the Conference … The concept of the "archipelago" has been increasingly discussed and deployed by historians, social scientists, literary and cultural studies scholars since the second half of the 20th century.
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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | December 20, 2019

What We're Reading This Week

The New London Docks (1800-1830)Source: The British Library … Joseph Satish … Julia A. Dowd, "Another Ignatian History: Including Women in the Story of Jesuit Mission", Jesuit Higher Education … Anando Bhakto, "Jammu & Kashmir: Seething Valley", Frontline … Ben Knight, "Amitav Ghosh:
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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | December 12, 2019

What We're Reading This Week

Student protesters in Ethiopia c. 1967-74(Source: Libcom.com) Liat SpiroNoah Zatz, "Care Work In & Beyond the Labor Market," LPE Blog … Eileen Boris, "Making Care Work Green," LPE Blog … "Worldmaking after Empire Roundtable," AAIHS … James Parker … Arundhati Roy, "India:
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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | November 21, 2019

What We're Reading This Week

Chinese Stamp in 1950Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons … Colin Bernard … Paul Hockenos, "Zero Hour: The First Days of new Berlin", The Boston Review. Dimitrina Petrova, "The 1989 Revolutions and the Roots of Illiberal Populism", Dissent … Ben Margulies, "Book Review:
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