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  • Jul 30, 2014 - AHA Member Spotlight: Daniel Vivian

    AHA members are involved in all fields of history, with wide-ranging specializations, interests, and areas of employment. To recognize our talented and eclectic membership, AHA Today features a regular AHA Member Spotlight series. Daniel Vivian is an assistant professor and The post AHA Member Spotlight: Daniel Vivian appeared first on American Historical Association.…  Learn More >

  • Jul 29, 2014 - Magnificent Century: Historical Turkish Soap Opera Finds a Global Audience

    The reign of the Ottoman sultan Suleiman I and his love life were the inspirations for the Turkish TV soap opera Muhteşem Yüzyıl (Magnificent Century), which ran for four seasons starting in 2011, and came to a closeThe post Magnificent Century: Historical Turkish Soap Opera Finds a Global Audience appeared first on American Historical Association.…  Learn More >

  • Jul 28, 2014 - Historians Continue Conversation about Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

    In the summer issue of Perspectives on History, published online, historians wrote about the historical context of the Supreme Court decision on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. In “Property v. Liberty: The Supreme Court’s Radical Break with Its Historical The post Historians Continue Conversation about Burwell v. Hobby Lobby appeared first on American Historical Association.…  Learn More >

Introducing AHA Communities: An Online Hub for Historians

We are proud to launch AHA Communities, a new platform for online communication and collaboration. Our goal is that AHA Communities will serve as a new space for the history community to connect, share ideas, discuss professional and theoretical issues, and take advantage of the digital tools AHA Communities has to offer.

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JPASS Discount Now Available for AHA Members

JSTORMembers of the American Historical Association are able to purchase a 1-year JPASS access plan for $99-a 50% discount on the listed rate. JPASS includes unlimited reading and 120 article downloads-not only to the American Historical Review but to more than 1,500 humanities, social science, and science journals in the JSTOR archival collections.

Log in to member services to purchase your JPASS access plan today.

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Latest Job Postings

  • Editor in Chief/Adams Papers - Boston, MA - added Jul 25

    The Massachusetts Historical Society seeks an editor in chief for the Adams Papers documentary editing project. Responsible for all facets of the Adams Papers project, the editor in chief will play an…

  • Social Studies - Cambridge, MA - added Jul 25

    The Committee on Degrees in Social Studies at Harvard University seeks applicants for the position of senior lecturer on social studies, with an expected start date of July 1, 2015. This position will…

  • Modern Jewish - Chicago, IL - added Jul 25

    The University of Chicago History Department invites applications for the Harriet & Ulrich E. Meyer Professorship in Modern Jewish History. Research interests may be in any region in the 19th and 20th…

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What I Do: A Conversation with Rachel Reinhard

For the past nine months we have been talking to historians who work beyond the professoriate, and posting the videos on the AHA's YouTube channel. Our most recent installment, a conversation with Rachel Reinhard, brings the number of videos to six.

Reinhard told us about her role as the director of the UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project, which serves, she says, "as a bridge between the university and K-12 classrooms, and [supports] the professional development of K-12 instruction." 

What I Do: Historians Talk About Their Work