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Recent Discussion Posts

Reminder: KHS Graduate Student Day; proposals due July 15, 2016

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is excited to announce the KHS Graduate Student Day, on September 9, 2016, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort, Kentucky. The event is designed for graduate students and faculty in Kentucky and the Ohio Valley region, but anyone is welcome to come.

Deadline Extended: University of Alabama Graduate History Conference

The Department of History at The University of Alabama is pleased to announce its eighth annual Graduate Student Conference on Power and Struggle, to be held at the UA campus on October 8, 2016. The conference will feature a keynote banquet by Dr. Darren Dochuk, Associate Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. Dr.

CFP: Diogenes (PG Journal in Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies)


Submission deadline: 31st August 2016

The editorial team is proud to announce a Call for Papers for the fifth issue, to be published in November 2016. We look forward to receiving contributions in English by postgraduate students in Byzantine, Ottoman, and/or Modern Greek Studies in the UK and abroad, in the following forms:


Conference/Colloquium Planning.

Calling all conference organizers!

I am contemplating putting myself forward to organise my departments PG colloquium for next year and I was wondering if anyone had top tips for organising things like this? Especially in terms of getting the most out of your budget, general logistics, and any extra gems people have picked up along the way?

Any input greatly appreciated!

Journal of Women's History Vol 28, No. 2 (Summer 2016) Now Available

The editors of the Journal of Women's History are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 28, Number 2 (Summer 2016) of the Journal of Women's History, entitled "Embodied Histories of Violence, Maternity, and Reproduction."

You can find the issue on Project Muse here:


Recent Blog Posts

Reading List Blog

Reading Lists

The editors of H-Grad are making some changes to our blogs!

First, to add clarity to the purpose of each of our blogs and more resources for subscribers to H-Grad, we created a new blog called "Reading Lists." This blog will contain sample reading lists for a variety of fields to help graduate students prepare for their comprehensive exams, historigraphical essays, or research projects. Existing reading lists posted under the "Resource Blog" will be relabeled as posts in this new "Reading Lists" blog.