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 - Georgia, Nature, and the Environment - Georgia Archives Symposium, April 1, 2023

The Georgia Archives invites proposals for presentations and posters for our annual symposium. This year’s symposium studies the State of Georgia’s place in nature and the environmental history of the state. We welcome proposals on topics related to, but not limited by:

Oct 15th Deadline Approaching: CFP for Agricultural History Society Annual Meeting

Dear All,

Just a reminder that paper, poster, and panel proposals for the Agricultural History Society Annual Meeting, "Agricultural Pasts of the Climate Crisis" in Knoxville Tennesee, June 8-10, 2023 are due October 15th.  

As always, we accept papers not centered on the conference theme, and we look forward to hearing from a broad spectrum of voices and disciplines. 

Full details can be found here.