2018 AHA Research Grant Winners

Each year, the American Historical Association awards several research grants with the aim of advancing the study and exploration of history in a number of diverse subject areas. The AHA is pleased to announce the 2018 winners for the Albert J. Beveridge Grant, Michael Kraus Research Grant, Littleton-Griswold Grant, and the Bernadotte Schmitt Grant. The […]

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History Education in Finland: Some Impressions

By Darcy R. Fryer Journalists can’t stop talking about Finnish education. Finland has won kudos both for its consistently strong performance on the PISA—an international survey that evaluates education systems worldwide—and for its success in promoting broad equality of opportunity, a healthy work-life balance, and a high degree of autonomy by highly educated teachers. My […]

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May 17, 2018

AHA Member Spotlight: Charles Walker

Charles Walker is a professor of history at the University of California, Davis, where he holds the MacArthur Foundation Endowed Chair in International Human Rights. He also directs the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas. He lives in Davis, California, and has been a member since 1991. 

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May 15, 2018

Making Historians in the Archive

The blue books are all graded. If you’re in the coursework zone, your own assignments are in. The sun is out; green is returning to the land. Now, for most of us history grads, it’s time to spend a large portion of our summer in windowless rooms around the globe. Archive season is here! 

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