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 grantees will be conducting research over the course of the year. Congratulations to all of our winners!
April 1, 2018
Washington, DC—In an ambitious move, the American Historical Association has inaugurated AHAdvantageExpress, a bespoke credit card offer for AHA members.
The American Historical Association is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018–20 Career Diversity Implementation Grants, part of the Career Diversity for Historians initiative. The recipients, selected from the 36 departments that participated in the 2017–18 Career Diversity Faculty Institutes, represent a broad range of institutions of varying size, location, and institutional cultures. Each has articulated a strong vision of how to integrate broad-based professional development into their department’s culture and doctoral curriculum.
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The Nominating Committee for 2018–19, chaired by William Deverell (Univ. of Southern California), met in Washington, DC, on February 9 and offers the following candidates for offices of the Association that are to be filled in the election this year. Voting by AHA members will begin June 1.
At its January 3, 2018, meeting, the AHA Council voted to change some important features of the management and editorial structure of the American Historical Review (AHR). The most consequential of these was the decision, starting with the hiring of the next editor in 2021, to no longer require that the editor relocate and take up a position as a faculty member at Indiana University Bloomington (IU). Instead, the selected candidate will be able to remain at their current institution while serving as editor of the AHR.
Through e-mail conversation from June 29, 2017, to December 5, 2017, and at meetings on January 4 and 7, 2018, the Council of the American Historical Association took the following actions:
Every week, AHA Today showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians which has been posted to our free Calendar. This week we are featuring the AHA’s own research grants.
The American Historical Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 prizes, to be awarded at the 132nd annual meeting in Washington, DC, January 4–7, 2018. The ceremony will be held on Thursday, January 4, in the Omni Shoreham Hotel’s Palladian Ballroom at 7:00 pm, immediately following the meeting’s welcome reception.