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

EVENT: Moving Beyond the Monograph- New and Creative Models of Academic Publication Every Scholar of Humanities Should Know About

Dear H-Rural,

I want to invite you to join me for my exclusive interview with Chris Harrison, Publishing Development Director of Humanities and Social Sciences at Cambridge University Press as part of our ongoing 'Publication Success Interview Series'. 

Chris will discuss how Cambridge is moving beyond the monograph to introduce new and creative publication models to fill the gap between academic articles and books. Register to learn more about how you can take advantage of this new forum to publish your research and advance your career.

Updated CFP: Association for East Asian Environmental History Conference, 7-10 Sept 2021, Online

The Association for East Asian Environmental History (AEAEH) has extended the call for submission of proposals for organized panels and individual papers for its Sixth Biennial Conference. In light of the ongoing pandemic, the conference will be conducted online September 7-10, 2021.

CFP: Innovative Practices and Pedagogies for Teaching Undergraduate International Development Studies

To strengthen the educational practices of international development studies faculty, the Tobias Center for Innovation in International Development at the Hamilton Lugar School for Global and International Studies at Indiana University Bloomington will hold a two-day, virtual workshop on June 7-8 from 10am-3pm ET.  entitled "Innovative Practices and Pedagogies for Teaching Undergraduate International Development Studies."