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Call for Proposals from Early Career Historians: Public History – Beyond Impact and Engagement

We are pleased to invite proposals from researchers and others working with history in the early stages of their career, inside and outside academia, for a special issue of History, the journal of the Historical Association for publication in December 2021. The theme of the issue is “Public History – Beyond Impact and Engagement”. This special issue will focus on public history, broadly defined.

CFP: Extended deadline (Oct. 15)--Gender & History Special Issue on Food and Sovereignty

Gender & History is an international journal for research and writing on the history of femininity, masculinity and gender relations. This Call for Proposals is aimed at scholars studying any country or region, and any temporal period, including the classical, medieval, early modern, modern and contemporary periods.

This Special Issue will examine the ways that the expansive categories of food, gender and sovereignty have intersected over time, shaped by each other and by specific historical circumstances.

Oral History Association's Remote Interviewing Resources Now Available!

The Oral History Association is proud to announce the release of its new suite of remote interviewing resources. These resources are a product of the COVID-19 pandemic and the requirement to cease face-to-face interviewing for the health of both narrator and interviewer. By March 2020, many of us found ourselves sheltering in place, trying to learn how to do our jobs from home. For those working in oral history, remote interviewing became a pathway to continue essential oral history work.