Welcome to H-Rural, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. The primary purpose of H-Rural is to facilitate discussions about scholarship and teaching in rural and agricultural history. We welcome contributions such as conference announcements, calls for papers, course syllabi, conference reports, news of new datasets, and other items related to our focus, rural and agricultural history over time and place.

Recent Discussions

CFP: Rural landscape transformations: analysing land use/cover change with GIS – Rural History 2017, Leuven (Belgium), 11-14 September 2017

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Rural History 2017 is the third biennial conference held by the European Rural History Organisation

Venue: Leuven, Belgium

Date: 11-14 September 2017


Deadline for proposals: January 31, 2017


REMINDER: CFP: "New Perspectives in Environmental History," New Haven, CT, April 22, 2017



Saturday, April 22, 2017


A Northeast Regional Conference


Luce Hall, Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut


** Paper Abstract Submission Deadline: December 14, 2016 **


2017 JDC Archives Fellowship Program

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives invites applications for its 2017 fellowship program. In 2017, 5-6 fellowships will be awarded to senior scholars, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and independent researchers to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or in Jerusalem.