Journal of Modern European History (JMEH)

1814/15 – Post-Revolutionary Experience, Vol. 15│2017/2

Guest Lecture

Of Pirate Drivers and Honking Horns:  Mobility, Authority, and Urban Planning in Interwar Accra

Jennifer Hart

March 08th, 2018, 01.00 p.m.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
IGK Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History
Georgenstraße 23, 6th Floor, 10117 Berlin

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The study Fruta fresca, cuerpos marchitos. Trabajadores agrícolas migrantes en Estados Unidos (Editorial Abya-Yala, 2016) [Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies, 2013] by Seth M. Holmes (2015/16) will receive a Premio Iberoamericano Book Award Mención Honorable in May 2018. Congratulations!

João José Reis (2015/2016) has been awarded the Prêmio Machado de Assis 2017, a literary prize awarded by the Brazilian Academy of Letters. Congratulations!

Sven Beckert received for his study Empire of Cotton. A Global History (Alfred A. Knopf) the prestigious Premio Internazionale Cherasco Storia 2017 (The International Cherasco History Prize). Congratulations!

Alexander Lichtenstein (2013/14 & 2016/17) has been appointed as new editor of the American Historical Review (AHR), beginning in August 2017. Congratulations!