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Using My H-Net to improve your experience of H-Grad on the Commons

Have you ever seen the My H-Net link in the My Profile drop down menu and wondered how the feature might be useful to you?  My H-Net is a new feature of H-Net that came along with the Commons and it allows you see most of what interests you at a glance.  You can use instead of or in addition to e-mail as a way of quickly seeing new content that is likely to interest you.

CFP: Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group (June 15th)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS for 2015-2016 Academic Year

Deadline JUNE 15, 2015

The Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group is a monthly workshop in which graduate students studying urban history and the history of the built environment present material from their dissertations (most often chapter drafts) to their peers. The seminar provides a comfortable, low-pressure setting for discussion of works in progress. Graduate students and and postdocs from all universities are welcome.

CFP: University of Alabama's Seventh Annual Graduate Student Conference on Power and Struggle

The Department of History at the University of Alabama is pleased to announce its seventh annual Graduate Student Conference on Power and Struggle, to be held at the UA campus in Tuscaloosa, AL on October 16-17, 2015. The conference will feature a keynote banquet by Dr. Andrew Zimmerman, Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University. Dr. Zimmerman has published widely on Germany, Africa, and the United States, including Anthropology and Antihumanism in Imperial Germany, as well as his newest book, Alabama in Africa: Booker T.

Have you ever wanted to change the way you receive notifications about new postings to H-Grad?

This is the first of a series of guides that H-Grad is putting together for our subscribers to help everyone familiarize themselves with the still-new H-Net Commons.  The new platform has a number of new features and functions beyond the old listserv format and we want to make sure all our subscribers can continue to access and contribute to H-Grad as easily as possible.


Have you ever wanted to change the way you are notified of new content on H-Grad?  The H-Net Commons allows you to customize the way you receive notifications.

CFP: Chronopolis: Time & Urban Space - University of Michigan Germanic Languages and Literatures Graduate Student Conference 2015

Chronopolis: Time & Urban Space

2015 Graduate Student Conference

Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan

October 30th-31st

Keynote Speaker: Bettina Stoetzer (MIT)

Presented in Conjunction with the Annual Grilk Lecture: Andreas Huyssen (Columbia)

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