The GHI awards short-term fellowships to European and North American doctoral students as well as postdoctoral scholars to pursue research projects that draw upon primary sources located in the United States. We are particularly interested in research projects that fit into the following fields: German and European history, The history of German-American relations, The role of Germany and the USA in international relations, American history (European doctoral and postdoctoral scholars only)
The 2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize will be awarded to Edward Ayers for his work, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (W.W. Norton and Company).
Ayers will be recognized during an event hosted by Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History at the Union League Club in New York City on Thursday, April 26. In addition to a $50,000 prize, he will also receive a bronze replica of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' life-size bust “Lincoln the Man.”
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Symposium - Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions along Class, Racial, and Gender Lines
Friday April 20, 2018
The Tuckasegee Valley Historical Review is issuing a call for papers, book reviews, and exhibition reviews. Founded in 1992, "The Tuck" is one of the few peer-reviewed journals exclusively for history graduate students in the Southeastern US. This is a wonderful opportunity to submit original research you have completed in your program while allowing you to gain experience in the journal publication process.
Call for Papers: States of Exception and the Politics of Anger
International Conference, 19-20 October 2018, University of Iceland.
The EDDA Research Center in Critical Contemporary Research at the University of Iceland invites proposals for an international conference—to be held in Reykjavik on 19–20 October 2018—on emergency politics from historical and contemporary perspectives. It aims to bring together scholars in diverse academic fields and working within different thematic and national paradigms to explore “states of exception.”
Transatlantica special issue
Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood from the late 19th century to the present day
Call of Essay Proposals on the Writings of Jesmyn Ward
Special Issue of the Xavier Review
In August 2017, Ron Charles, editor of Book World wrote in The Washington Post:
The Activist History Review invites proposals for its annual conference on June 18, 2018, organized around the theme of power.