AHA Staff | Sep 4, 2018This past summer, the AHA participated in several efforts to advocate for broad historical research and teaching.
Advocacy Briefs: AHA Defends Humanities Funding and History Education
AHA Staff | May 1, 2018The AHA actively promoted history education and the protection of historical resources this spring. With federal appropriations season underway, the A...
Advocacy Briefs: AHA Condemns Polish Law Criminalizing Public Discussion of Polish Complicity in Nazi War Crimes
AHA Staff | Apr 2, 2018On February 9, 2018, the American Historical Association issued the following statement condemning a Polish law that criminalizes references to Polish...
2018 Humanities Advocacy Day
Beatrice Gurwitz | Feb 20, 2018On Humanities Advocacy Day, advocates from across the country will visit House and Senate offices to campaign for federal humanities funding.
Advocacy Briefs: AHA Statements Make an Impact
AHA Staff | Jan 1, 2018The AHA has released statements on the importance of historical thinking in the public sphere and on the need for...
Fighting for the NEH’s Future on Capitol Hill
Stephen Kidd | Oct 16, 2017The outlook for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is far more positive now than it was...
Advocacy Briefs: The AHA Responds to Graduate Student's Imprisonment and to Confederate Monuments
AHA Staff | Oct 1, 2017The AHA, along with the rest of the academic community, was deeply troubled to learn about the impri...
Advocacy Briefs: AHA Leads in Fight against Budget Cuts, Restrictions on Academic Freedom
AHA Staff | Sep 1, 2017The American Historical Association continues to speak out on local, national, and international iss...
AHA Statement on Confederate Monuments
American Historical Association | Aug 29, 2017The tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, have re-ignited debate about the place of Confederate monuments in public spaces, as well...