Joan Thirsk Prize 2017

The British Agricultural History Society is pleased to announce the inaugural Joan Thirsk Prize for the best book in British and Irish rural or agrarian history published in 2016. Comparative studies using British or Irish materials or placing Britain and Ireland in a larger context are also eligible to be submitted. The closing date for submissions is 9 January 2017.

Ag History Panel Proposal

I am in the process of organizing a panel for the Agricultural History Society Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from June 8-10, 2017. The leading theme for the conference is “Who is a Farmer?: Regional Identity and Rural Culture.” The panel includes the following papers discussing the historical intersections linking bankers and capitalists with farming and ranching.

Jaclyn J.S. Miller, PhD (University of Kansas)
“Bankers as Farmers: W.D. Ferguson and the Anti-Farm Incorporation Debate in Kansas, 1929-1930”

EXTENDED DEADLINE Call for Papers, Panels, and Posters - XVI Biennial IASC Conference (Utrecht, 10-14 July 2017) - Extended deadline November 1, 2016

Given the many requests for an extension of the abstract submission deadline the local organizing committee of the IASC-Conference ‘Practicing the Commons: Self-Governance, Cooperation, and Institutional Change’ (Utrecht, 10-14 July 2017) has decided to postpone the deadline for submitting abstracts (500 words max.) for papers, panels, and posters until the 1st of November, 2016.

Did you already submit a paper or full panel proposal?

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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 **


Reminder - Call for papers, panels, and posters IASC Conference 'Practicing the Commons: Self-Governance, Cooperation, and Institutional Change' (Utrecht, 10-14 July 2017) - deadline for abstracts 15 October 2016

The IASC and the local organizers of the XVI Biennial Conference at Utrecht University welcome abstracts (500 words max.) for papers, panels, and posters to be presented at this global conference, to be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, from 10 to 14 July 2017.


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