Following a worldwide campaign of protest, the Dominican Republic delegation to the Organization of American States (OAS) has assured that nationals who were born in the Dominican Republic of Haitian parentage will not be stripped of Dominican Republic citizenship.
read the call for papers…
On-line abstract submission is now open:
Abstracts should be submitted along with a short bio of no more than 150 words by 14th January 2014.… read on ...
27 September, University of York, Berrick Saul Building.
13:30-14:00 registration and coffee/tea
14:00-14:45 Dr Manuel Barcia (University of Leeds), ‘West African warfare in Bahia and Cuba in the first half of the 19th century’
14:45-15:30 Claire Irving (University of Newcastle), ‘Finding a Voice: West Indian Literary Magazines in the early 20th century’
15:30-16:00 Tea and coffee
16:00-16:45 David Jones (University of York), ‘ “The contemplation of human nature, under its various modifications”: Organic Constitutionalism and the Problem of Union in post-independence Spanish America’
16:45-17:30 Professor Patience Schell (University of Aberdeen), ‘Cultivating Natural History in Nineteenth-Century Chile’
Registration is free.… read on ...