Founded in 1884, the American Historical Association encompasses every historical period and geographical area and serves professional historians in all areas of employment. Read more . . .
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In what may become a regular feature on this blog, we hope to collect and link to some of the best questions, arguments, and discussions relating to history on Wikipedia, Quora, and Reddit. Read more...
The American Historical Association deplores the recent actions of Russian legal institutions to characterize as “political activity” the scholarship produced by any Russian research organization that receives a portion of its funding from sources outside the country, and to label scholars at such organizations "foreign agents." These actions will in all likelihood inhibit the research agendas of Russian scholars in a variety of disciplines. The AHA strongly endorses the letter sent by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies to Ambassador Sergey I. Kislyak, ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States, protesting these alarming policies. Read more...
Summer Tips for Visiting Archives
By Jennifer Reut
Few things can compare with the rich and rewarding hours spent in the archives, gingerly thumbing through documents and reading the historical record. With summer upon us, many historians will be heading to far-flung archives, but with access limited by recent budget cuts, it’s particularly important to carefully plan your trip well in advance. With this in mind, we put together a list of tips for researching in the archives this summer, with generous insights from colleagues like Claire Potter and Kate Theimer, blogger at ArchivesNext. Read more...
This Directory provides links to peer-reviewed English-language journals that publish in all fields of history, as an aid to authors seeking a place to publish their research.
Careers at the AHA
January 2–5, 2014
Theme for the 128th Annual Meeting: Disagreement, Debate, Discussion
The AHA's Archives Wiki is a clearinghouse of information about archival resources throughout the world. And the wiki format allows all historians to contribute.
This resource offers a profile of history doctoral programs in the U.S. and Canada, advice for applicants to PhD programs, and a searchable database on dissertations in progress and completed in those programs.