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 EURHO 2017 Session: Talking about agro-food crises in the political sphere in the 19th and 20th century

Call for Papers for EURHO 2017 Session

Talking about agro-food crises in the political sphere in the 19th and 20th century


This is a CFP for a session on the Rural History Conference, 11-14 September 2017, Leuven, https://kuleuvencongres.be/ruralhistory2017

Call for papers EURHO 2017 Rural Textiles

CFP: International workshop and EURHO Round Table, Antwerp and Louvain, September 2017

Organizers: prof. Tim Soens, prof. Peter Stabel, and Jim van der Meulen

Center for Urban History, University of Antwerp

With the financial support of FWO – Flemish Research Foundation, CORN – Comparative Rural History Network and the University of Antwerp.

Beyond proto-industry: rural textile industries throughout pre-industrial Europe

CFP: animals, environment, popular culture, sports - 2017 Western History Association meeting

Call for Papers for research panel - Western History Association meeting (Nov. 2017, San Diego)  

The panel will offer papers that connect any, some, or all of the following themes and topics with respect to the North American west (Canada, United States, Mexico):
- animal history
- environmental history 
- visual culture 

- popular culture
- sports history