Publication Date

October 25, 2006

Perspectives Section

AHA Activities

While AHA Today is a brand new resource, created to keep up with the latest happenings in the history profession and at the AHA, there’s an established place on the AHA web site that is just as valuable: the AHA Calendar. The calendar has long been a place for interested parties to go to find out about upcoming meetings and seminars, exhibitions, research opportunities, awards and fellowships, and internet resources. Not only can one find out about interesting events, organizations can post their own activities there as well. AHA Today is here for the most up-to-date information, but don’t forget to check the calendar for a larger variety of opportunities. Here are some entries currently posted on the AHA Calendar:

Meetings and Seminars:

  • Call for Proposals: Violence in Eurasia: Historical and Contemporary Approaches
    – March 23-25, 2007, Yale University
    – The Eurasia Program of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) invites proposals for a dissertation development workshop, focusing on issues of violence in Eurasia. Graduate students at any stage of their dissertation process are eligible to apply.
    – Deadline: November 30, 2006
  • Call for Participation: Geography and the Humanities Symposium
    – June 2007, University of Virginia in Charlottesville
    – A symposium on geography and the humanities organized by the Association of American Geographers, University of Virginia’s College of Arts & Sciences, and the American Council of Learned Societies
  • Conference: Transforming the Culture: Undergraduate Education and the Multiple Functions of the University
    – November 9-10, 2006 in Washington, DC
    – The conference will consider ways in which research universities can build on their distinctive assets to offer a unique undergraduate education, focusing on the integration of undergraduate education with the university’s multiple functions, from research to community service and global enhancement.

Awards and Fellowships:

  • Dissertation Grants in U.S. Foreign Relations
    – The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) is offering two fellowships for doctoral candidates in U.S. foreign relations history.
    – Applications due: November 15, 2006
  • Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies
    – The Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies offers up to one-year of research support at the Freie Universität Berlin.
    – Applications due: December 1, 2006

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