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

Call for Nominations: Agricultural History Society Annual Awards

The Agricultural History Society is now accepting nominations for its 2018 awards, to be presented at the annual meeting in June 2019. To be considered for an award, the article, book, or dissertation must bear a 2018 original publication date. AHS welcomes submissions for the following honors:

The Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award Award for the best book on U.S. agricultural history, broadly interpreted, with an original copyright date of 2018.

CFP: Land Use in Georgia: From Planned Cities to the Western and Atlantic Railroad to the Beltline, April 6, 2019

The Georgia Archives (5800 Jonesboro Rd., Morrow, GA) invites proposals for presentations and posters for our 2019 symposium looking at land use in Georgia.  We welcome proposals on a variety of topics, including but not limited to: urban planning, architecture, urban transportation in Atlanta, the 1996 Olymp