H-Women's purpose is to enable historians more easily to discuss research interests, teaching methods, and the state of the field and historiography of women's studies. H-Women is especially interested in methods of teaching history to graduate and undergraduate students in diverse settings.

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Call for Applicants: Smith College Library Fellowships

Grants for Researchers


Smith College Special Collections offer four extended-term fellowships:


The Margaret Storrs Grierson Fellowship is named in honor of the

founding Director of the Sophia Smith Collection, and former College

Archivist and Executive Secretary of the Friends of the Smith College



The Friends of the Smith College Libraries Fellowship is generously

supported by the Friends of the Smith College Libraries in support of

research across the collections.


Call for Applicants: Jack Miller Teaching and Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Legal Studies at Northwestern University 2019-2021

Northwestern’s Center for Legal Studies is pleased to continue a collaborative partnership with the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History.  We seek applications for the centerpiece of the partnership:  a two-year post-doctoral fellowship held in residence at Northwestern University’s Center for Legal Studies beginning September 1, 2019.

H-Net Job Guide from 3 December 2018 to 10 December 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
 3 December 2018 to 10 December 2018.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Women.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


Call for Panelists (Berks 2020): Women’s Advocacy and Activism in the Formation of Welfare State Policy, from Grey Osterud

We are seeking participants for a panel considering women’s advocacy and activism in the formation of welfare state policy, particularly in regard to two-breadwinner or male-breadwinner models of the family. Lena Sommestad, a Swedish economic historian who now serves in government, has analyzed the significance of agrarian notions of women’s gainful labor and rural women’s participation in party politics in shaping Sweden’s two-breadwinner policy during the early 2

Call for Panelists (Berks 2020): Women and the Radical Religious and Social Movements at Times of Crisis, from Grey Osterud

We are seeking participants for a panel considering women in radical religious and social movements at times of environmental and economic crisis. Two Swedish social historians, Iréne Flygare and Marja Erikson, have reconstructed the lives of rural women who participated in a religious upheaval that took place in the 1820s and in a radical movement that arose in the wake of harvest failures in the mid-1840s in central Sweden.