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 Content

CFP: Empire revisited: agricultural surveys and the making of colonial landscapes

This is a Call For Papers  for a panel at the Old and New Worlds: the Global Challenges of Rural History International Conference, Lisbon, 27-30 January 2016.

 

Panel: Empire revisited: agricultural surveys and the making of colonial landscapes

 

"Agriculture and Rural Life in Kentucky" Call for Proposals

The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society invites manuscript proposals for a special issue on the history of Kentucky agriculture and rural life, which will be published in 2018. Kentucky was, and is, a state with deep connections to agriculture and rural life. Agricultural and rural history is a vibrant and compelling field, and the editors welcome scholarship on such diverse topics as slavery, family and kinship, politics and public policy, gender, technology, religion, and race, as they pertain to agriculture or rural life.

Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Visiting Scholar Position

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University invites applications for its Visiting Scholar Program in Western Studies for 2013-2014.  University faculty of all ranks, independent scholars, freelance authors and other public intellectuals who are working on a significant article- or book-length study are eligible to apply for this position. The Visiting Scholar may be in residence for 2-4 months.

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