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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Re: Call for Blogposts: H-Ideas’ Blog “Premodern Universities” in search of contributors

Hi All,

The first post in this series, "Chandling the Scholar" by Bennett Gilbert, may be of interest of Historians of Higher Education. The work examines candle consumption and use in colleges and among students/scholars during the late Early Modern Period. The blog post can be found here: goo.gl/vXvt48


PS - it took all my will power not to include an "illuminating" pun is this post.

Re: History of Education Research in Current Periodicals (#211)

Hi All,

Two additional items of interest were submitted by a H-Education subscriber:

Chapters in the recent book "Gender and Mobility in Scotland and Abroad" (Guelph Series in Scottish Studies 4), published by Guelph Centre for Scottish Studies, 2018, may be of interest. Details on the book can be found here: http://goo.gl/y2Bx81
Chapters include: