This series seeks to publish innovative, cutting-edge scholarship on American political culture, political development, and political economy from all regions and historical periods. The guiding theme is exploring how cultural factors (education, family, community, etc.) and economic change (technological innovation, depression, prosperity, market alterations, etc.) intersect with political methods (elections, strategies, laws, policies, institutions, etc.) to shape human actions throughout American history. While the series exhibits a theme, it is understood broadly to encourage a wide a
Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants
Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the Library’s special collections. The award is $1,000 per week (up to four weeks) plus transportation costs.
Call for Papers
Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
June 22-24, 2018
The Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists will hold its next biennial conference at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst on June 22-24, 2018. The conference will be followed by an optional post-conference field trip to Quaker sites in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
A CALL FOR PAPERS
“Interrogating Boundaries: Mapping the Mental and Material in World History”- Northeastern University’s 10th Annual World History Graduate Conference
The Northeastern History Graduate Student Association invites proposal submissions for its 10th annual graduate student conference to be held on March 24th and 25th 2018 at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. The deadline for submissions to the conference is Friday December 15th 2017.
The first of our deadlines, for MHS-NEH support, is January 15, 2017!
The American Antiquarian Society’s 2016 Summer Seminar in the History of the Book in American Culture will run from June 13-17, on the subject “Subscription Publishing in America.” It will be led by Michael Winship, Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin. Applications are due March 15, 2016. For more details, see http://www.americanantiquarian.org/2016-summer-seminar-history-book.
Historic New England and Boston University’s Initiative on Cities and American and New England Studies Program are pleased to announce a symposium on
Directions in 21st Century Preservation: The Dynamic City: Futures for the Past
New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC)
Next application deadline: February 1, 2016.
The NERFC, a collaboration of twenty-one major cultural agencies, will offer at least sixteen awards in 2016-2017. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for eight or more weeks of research at participating institutions between June 1, 2016, and May 31, 2017.
The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than three dozen research fellowships for the academic year 2016-2017. MHS Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the Society’s collections. The Boston Athenaeum and the MHS will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences for at least four weeks at each institution. This fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000. The Society also participates in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium of twenty-one organizations.
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