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Holiday Greetings from The British Scholar Society

The British Scholar Society wishes a happy holiday season to all!

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November 2015 Newsletter

November’s newsletter features the first installation in our “Related Organisations” initiative, comments from the new Editor-in-Chief of our journal, recent activities by our Board members, and more.

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November 2015: Africa, Empire and Globalization: Essays in Honor of A. G. Hopkins

For November’s Book of the Month, James R. Brennan reviews Africa, Empire and Globalization: Essays in Honor of A. G. Hopkins, edited by Toyin Falola and Emily Brownell.

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October 2015 Newsletter

October’s newsletter features the official Call for Papers for the 2016 Britain and the World Conference in London, introductions of the new Editor-in-Chief of our journal and a new member of our Board of Directors, and more.

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October 2015: Victorian Bloomsbury

For October’s Book of the Month, Susie Steinbach reviews Rosemary Ashton’s Victorian Bloomsbury.

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Summer 2015 Newsletter

I. Save the Date: 2016 Britain and the World Conference in London We are pleased to announce that the ninth annual Britain and the World Conference will take place at Senate House at the University of London from 23 to 26 June 2016. At this time, we would like to invite our newsletter readers to […]

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Summer 2015: The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution

Faramerz Dabhoiwala, Oxford University Press, 2012. 483 pp. $US 34.95 (hardback) Reviewed by: Satu Lidman, University of Turku This is one of those history books one does not want to put down, as it deals so smoothly with a subject that inevitably touches every human being; sexuality. The author is a gifted storyteller, who has […]

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May 2015 Newsletter

I. 2015 Britain and the World Conference Summary and Thanks, by Associate Editor Leslie Rogne Schumacher The eighth annual Britain and the World Conference saw nearly 150 British Studies scholars from around the world gather in Austin, TX, for three beautiful spring days in early April. The conference was organized by The British Scholar Society […]

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May 2015: A Merciless Place: The Lost History of the Convicts sent to West Africa and the Settlement of Australia

Reviewed by: David Andrew Roberts, University of New England Emma Christopher, Allen and Unwin 2010. 440 pp. AUS $35 (paperback) It has always been well known, if only vaguely understood, that the British government’s 1786 decision to found a convict settlement in New South Wales was prefaced by calamitous colonisation and convict transportation schemes in […]

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March 2015 Newsletter

March’s newsletter features instructions on how to purchase tickets for the 2015 Conference Dinner Party, the final conference program, details on a new issue of Britain and the World, and more.

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