Conducted via e-mail from June 25, 2014, to December 19, 2014, and at the Council Meeting on January 2 and 5, 2015.
Through e-mail conversation from June 25, 2014, to December 19, 2014, the Council of the American Historical Association made the following decisions or actions:
- Approved the nomination of John Martin (Duke Univ.) to serve on the Board of Editors of the American Historical Review.
- Issued a statement endorsing a bill proposed by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) to expand student loan forgiveness to adjunct faculty.
Starting in 2013, the scope of the George L. Mosse Prize will be expanded to cover “the intellectual and cultural history of Europe since 1500.”
At its June meeting, the AHA Council made a number of changes to the Association’s guidelines for the annual meeting
Starting next year, the eligibility dates for AHA book prizes will be aligned with the calendar year listed on the book’s copyright page.
At its mid-year meeting, held in Washington, D.C., on June 2nd and 3rd 2012, the Council of the American Historical Association made the following decisions:
The following action items were approved at the two Council meetings, January 5 and 8, 2012, at the 126th annual meeting.
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The AHA Council met June 4th and 5th, and made the following decisions...
The American Historical Association deplores recent efforts by the deputy executive director of the Wisconsin Republican Party to intimidate William Cronon, a distinguished professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the incoming president of the AHA.