July 9-14: The 2017 Columbia University's IRAAS Summer Institute, themed "Black Activist NY" is accepting applications. Early bird discount available.

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
July 9, 2017 to July 14, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, American History / Studies, Colonial America

Please join us for  Columbia University's Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) 2017 Summer Institute, themed “Black Activist New York!" 

New book series: Britain's Soldiers - Social and Cultural Histories of Britain's Military, 1660-1914

Type: 
Call for Publications
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Colonial America, Military History, Social History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

What was it like to be a soldier in Britain’s army in the redcoat era? While there is much written about wars, battles, tactics and fighting in this period, there is relatively little serious research on the nature of everyday military life. This new series aims to publish a range of interesting new books which explore a variety of questions about soldiering in this period.

Call for Authors - The George Washington Digital Encyclopedia

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Military History, Political History / Studies

History Under Sail on the U.S. Brig NIAGARA

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
May 10, 2017 to May 31, 2017
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Colonial America, Historic Preservation, Maritime History / Studies, Public History

The U.S. Brig NIAGARA, a reconstructed 19th-century sailing ship, owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and operated as a Sailing School Vessel (SSV) is currently accepting applications for its college-level History Under Sail program, May 10-31, 2017.  This program blends a Public History curriculum with practical instruction while voyaging on an actual sailing ship.  No experience necessary, but space is limited.  Please contact for details or to apply.

CFP: Sociability and democratic practices in Great Britain, 1760-1850 (Bordeaux, 5-6 October 2017)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 17, 2017 to March 31, 2017
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial America, Political History / Studies, Political Science

Sociability and democratic practices in Great Britain, 1760-1850

International conference, Université Bordeaux Montaigne, 5-6 October 2017

Deadline for submissions: 31 March 2017.

Reminder: Adam Matthew Digital Essay Prize Deadline This Friday

Type: 
Prize
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Colonial America

The second Adam Matthew Digital essay prize consists of £500 plus one-year’s access to one Adam Matthew Digital archival collection chosen by the author. This prize, which began in 2015, will be awarded to the best essay submitted on any subject that relates to the Adam Matthew North American collections.

CFP: 2017 Pennsylvania Historical Association Conference - Deadline Extended

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 10, 2017
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Public History, Social History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, Colonial America

The Pennsylvania Historical Association invites proposals for its 2017 Annual Meeting to be hosted by the Lackawanna Historical Society, Scranton, Pennsylvania, October 12 – 14, 2017. The program committee welcomes and encourages proposals on all aspects of Pennsylvania and Mid-Atlantic history.

REMINDER: APS Long-term, Predoctoral Fellowship Applications Due February 1, 2017

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 1, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Native American History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Anthropology

DEADLINE REMINDER: Applications for the following long-term, predoctoral fellowship are due on February 1, 2017.

The American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia seeks applicants for three one-year fellowships to assist in the completion of doctoral dissertation research.

Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR) Fellowship:

Research grants

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
February 28, 2017
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial America, Religious Studies and Theology, Native American History / Studies, Slavery, Music and Music History

Starting 2017, small research grants for research at the Moravian Archives will be available for the first time. The Rev. Vernon H. Nelson Fund was established in 2011 to provide grants to researchers toward their expenses related to their research at the Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

 

GHI Fellowships at the Horner Library

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 15, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial America, Ethnic History / Studies, German History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

Together with the German Society of Pennsylvania, the German Historical Institute will sponsor two to four fellowships of up to four weeks for research at the Joseph Horner Memorial Library in Philadelphia between June 1 and July 15, 2017

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