This network will provide a forum for scholars interested in energy history broadly defined. This interdisciplinary field seeks to integrate the political, cultural, scientific, business, environmental, and diplomatic history of energy production and consumption. 

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Petroleum History Institute 2015 Annual Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma - 30 April to 2 May 2015

PHI members and friends,
Attached is the Call for Papers for the 2015 Oil History Symposium.
Please mark your calendars and forward this sheet on to colleagues, historical groups, geological societies, etc.
Ray Sorenson is putting together an excellent program and fieldtrip.  Much more information to follow.
Hope to see you in Tulsa and I hope many of you will submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations.
Jeff Spencer
President -  PHI

Job Guide 1-8 December 2014 for H-Energy

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  1 
December 2014 to  8 December 2014. These job postings are included 
here based on the categories selected by the list editors for 
H-Energy. See the H-Net Job Guide website at for more information.


John Carter Brown Library, Brown University - Research Fellow

"Electric Worlds" Conference Program (18-19 December 2014, Paris)

Dear colleagues,

You will find here the program (+abstracts) of the conference "Electric Worlds. Creations, Circulations, Tensions and Transitions (19th-21st C.)", organized by the Committee for the History of Electricity and Energy, to be held in Paris, 18-19 December 2014:

Best regards,

CFP: Contemporary History Workshop, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge

The Contemporary History Workshop is a forum to discuss research on all areas of history in the 20th century.  The workshop is open to all graduate students working across the field of contemporary history, regardless of geographical specialisation.  We also welcome papers that discuss the broader thematic, methodological and historiographical issues relevant to the period and which address the challenges that face historians writing about the recent past.  Papers should by 20-30 minutes in length, followed by questions and discussion over wine.

Cross Post H-Diplo - Nuclear History Boot Camp, 12-25 June 2015

Nuclear Proliferation International History Project | Wilson Center

Apply for the 2015 Nuclear History Boot Camp


Dear Colleague,
We are pleased to announce the call for applications to the 2015 Nuclear History Boot Camp, which will be held in mid-June next year. The Boot Camp is an intensive, ten-day immersion course in the history of nuclear matters. The program ranges from the evolution of nuclear technology to the origins and development of deterrence theory and nuclear strategy through the historical roots of today’s global nuclear landscape.