H-Education seeks to link participants with shared interests in the history of education, broadly defined as a recognized field covering both formal and informal institutions and processes regarding teaching and learning. We anticipate that our audience will consist of university professors, independent scholars, educators, and graduate students, from diverse fields of study.

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Completed Doctorates 34(Spring 2015)

The editorial and advisory board of H-Education wants to recognize and congratulate newly-minted PhDs and EdDs and others who have taken for their research interest topics in educational history.  All of the following dissertations/theses were by scholars completing PhDs or EdDs (or equivalent doctoral degrees) in 2014 and 2015, according to the ProQuest database.

CFP: "After the War, A New Beginning? A Comparative Examination of Reading Primers Published and Used in 1945 in Europe" (Germany) WORKSHOP, Nov. 2015

In many European countries, the history of school textbooks in modern times includes the specific history of the reading primer, traditionally children’s first schoolbook. From the aabits (Estonian), the abecedar (Romanian) and the alfabetarion (Greek), the

CFP: Educational Reforms as Topic of the History of Education - German Educational Research Assn (Vienna, 09/2015)

Call for Papers

Educational Reforms as Topic of the History of Education

Conference of the Section of Historical Educational Research of the German Educational 

Research Association (GERA) in Vienna, September 17-19, 2015

History of Education Society (UK) Conference 2015: 'Science, Technologies and Material Culture in the History of Education'


Call for Papers



Annual Conference of the History of Education Society (UK)

Liverpool Hope University

20th-22nd November 2015

Confirmed keynote speakers

Professor Ruth Watts, Emeritus Professor of History of Education, University of Birmingham

Dr Claire Jones, Teacher and Honorary Fellow, University of Liverpool