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March- April 2010

In this issue:
I. Edinburgh University Press to Publish the British Scholar Journal from March 2011
II.
Michelle Brock named President of the 2011 British Scholar Annual Conference Organizing Committee
III.
Karly Kehoe named Associate Editor for Britain and the World: Historical Journal of The British Scholar Sociey
IV. Mark Tauger’s Article in the British Scholar Journal Receives Prestigious Award
V. Book of the Month – March-April 2010
VI. Featured Scholar – March-April 2010

I. Edinburgh University Press to Publish the British Scholar Journal from March 2011

We are pleased to announce that from March 2011 the British Scholar Journal will be published by Edinburgh University Press and renamed Britain and the World: Historical Journal of The British Scholar Society. While the name changes, every other feature of the journal will stay the same. We remain dedicated to bringing you the finest articles being written about Britain’s interactions with the wider world from 1688 to the present.

Edinburgh University Press is the perfect partner to publish our journal. You will find the new Edinburgh University Press webpages dedicated to Britain and the World by visiting http://www.euppublishing.com/journal/brw. If you have any questions about Britain and the World: Historical Journal of The British Scholar Society please do not hesitate to contact us at editoratbritishscholardotorg  (editoratbritishscholardotorg)  .

Also, would you like to see Britain and the World: Historical Journal of The British Scholar Society in your institution’s library? Please click here to download a Library Recommendation Form. Then fill it out and submit it to your library’s Acquisition department to earn a free 1 year individual membership in The British Scholar Society. Act fast as only one person per subscribing institution will qualify for the free 1 year individual membership.

II. Michelle Brock named President of the 2011 British Scholar Annual Conference Organizing Committee

Michelle Brock, Assistant General Editor for The British Scholar Society, has been named the President of the 2011 British Scholar Annual Conference Organizing Committee. The 2011 British Scholar Annual Conference will take place from 31 March to 2 April at the Harry Ransom Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. Michelle will send out the Call for Papers on 30 April via the British Scholar, H-Albion, and H-Net listservs. If you have any questions about the 2011 conference please do not hesitate to contact Michelle at conferenceatbritishscholardotorg  (conferenceatbritishscholardotorg)  .

III. Karly Kehoe named Associate Editor for Britain and the World: Historical Journal of The British Scholar Society

British Scholar is pleased to announce that Karly Kehoe, Lecturer at the Centre for History, UHI Millennium Institute, has been named an Associate Editor for Britain and the World: Historical Journal of The British Scholar Society. Karly completed her Ph.D. at the University of Glasgow in 2005 and held a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Guelph in Ontario from 2006 to 2008. She currently sits on the steering committee of Women’s History Scotland and edits the Modern Bibliography for the History of Women Religious in Britain and Ireland. She is also part of a team working on the 1871 Scottish Census Project with the University of Guelph. Please join us in welcoming Karly to our Editorial team.

IV. Mark Tauger’s Article in the British Scholar Journal Receives Prestigious Award

Mark Tauger, Associate Professor of History at West Virginia University, has won the prestigious Wayne D. Rasmussen Award for the best article on Agricultural History not published in the journal Agricultural History.  The award is given annually by the Agricultural History Society, the third oldest discipline-based professional organization in the United States.  Mark’s winning article, entitled “The Indian Famine Crises of World War II”, appeared in the March 2009 issue of the British Scholar Journal.  British Scholar would like to congratulate Mark on this extraordinary achievement.

V. Book of the Month
God’s Architect, by Rosemary Hill, serves as the March-April 2010 British Scholar Book of the Month. We invite you to read the review by clicking on the cover above.

VI. Featured Scholar
We are very pleased to announce that David Reynolds, Professor of International History, University of Cambridge, is the Featured Scholar for March-April 2010. To read his thoughtful answers to our questions, click on his photo above.

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