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  • Children and Childhood

    Network Representatives: Emily Bruce Birgitte Soland Michelle Mouton   Call for Papers for the Children and Childhood Network of the Social Science History Association We invite you to participate in the 37th annual meeting of the Soc...
  • 2009 Sharlin Memorial Award Winner

    The People’s Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China University of Chicago Press, 2008 Sigrid Schmalzer “Peking Man”, discovered in the 1920s by an international team of scientists and miners, was deemed powerful...
  • SSHA 2010 Call for Papers

    35th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association Chicago, Illinois, 18-21 November, 2010 Submission deadline: 15 February, 2010 “Power and Politics” The 2010 Program Committee seeks panel proposals that will focus on Power and Politic...
  • 35th Annual SSHA Meeting, 18-21 November 2010 “Power and Politics”

    Power and Politics:  35th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association Chicago, Illinois, 18-21 November, 2010 SSHA CONFERENCE REGISTRATION Conference registration is now open.  All participants must complete conference registration by A...
  • 35th Annual SSHA Meeting, 18-21 November 2010 “Power and Politics”

    35th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association Chicago, Illinois, 18-21 November, 2010 Power and Politics Conference submissions are closed. The program committee received many excellent proposals and has finished making selections for ...
  • 2011 Tilly Travel Grants

      2011 Tilly Travel Awards In 2011, the Charles and Louise Tilly Fund for Social Science History will make travel grants to selected graduate students who are presenting papers or posters at the 2011 SSHA Annual Meeting. The awards, based on the qualit...
  • SSHAers Ship Onboard the Queen Mary in November 2009 for 34th Annual Conference

    This year’s SSHA conference, centered around “Agency and Action,” took place on the Queen Mary, docked at Long Beach, California, November 12-15th, 2009. Seven hundred thirty-three registrants attended 191 panels, from the first Panel A1: “Agency...
  • 2009 Tilly Prize Award Winner

    Tilly Prize Awards for 2009 As a committee, we received many remarkable articles. They testify to the excellence of graduate student work and bode well for the future of SSHA. In this inaugural year, we awarded a dual prize. We found two, very different...
  • SSHA Has a New Web Site

    The Social Science History Association is beta testing a new web site. www.ssha.org shows a new look in design, added functionality, and user friendliness. Developed within the popular, and powerful framework of Joomla, the new SSHA web site will introduc...
  • 2011 Allan Sharlin Memorial Award

    To honor the memory of their son and brother, Allan, the Sharlin family has generously donated funds to the Social Science History Association to promote scholarly contributions in the fields in which Allan was active. Allan exemplified the finest tradit...
  • 2011 President's Book Award

    The Social Science History Association announces the annual President's Book Award of $1000 for a new manuscript. The prize rewards an especially meritorious first work by a beginning scholar. Scholars who have a previously-published book are not eligible...
  • 2009-2010 Election of Officers Underway

    If you did not receive an electronic ballot (either because of email spam filtering or because you renewed your membership with your 2009 conference registration) and would like to vote, email William Block (block@cornell.edu). Balloting ends November 9....
  • States & Society

    Network Representatives: Jonathan Wyrtzen Kevan Harris Aaron Major The States and Societies Network of the SSHA brings together scholars who research any aspect of states, societies, and the relations between them, throughout history and around the...
  • Labor

    Network Representatives: Elizabeth Faue Steve Meyer Barry Eidlin Letter from Elizabeth Faue: I am writing as one of the labor network representatives for next year's SSHA meeting in Vancouver.  My co-chairs, Steve Meyer (Stemey@uwm.edu) and Ba...
  • Family History/Demography

    Network Representatives: Mikolaj SzoltysekKatherine LynchJan Kok CFP: Family History/Demography Network of the Social Science History Association The family history/demography network of the Social Science History Association seeks panel, single-...
  • Criminal Justice/Legal History Network

    Network Representatives: Michael Fortner Marion Pluskota The Criminal Justice/Legal History Network is part of the Social Science History Association (SSHA) and the European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC). It is made up of historians, soci...
  • 34th Annual SSHA Meeting, 12-15 November 2009 “Agency and Action”

    Conference Information A preliminary conference schedule is now available (acceptance notices will be sent out shortly via email, but you can check on the status of your submission by looking at the conference schedule). Conference registration is o...
  • 2011 SSHA Travel Grant

    SSHA Graduate Student Travel Awards The SSHA Graduate Student Travel Awards will be given to up to thirty graduate students who are presenting papers or posters at the 2011 SSHA Annual Meeting.  Students whose paper or poster has non-student co-author...
  • Longitudinal Analysis Workshop

    Announcing ICPSR's Summer 2011 Course on Longitudinal Analysis of Historical Demographic Data. LEARN ADVANCED METHODS IN DEMOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS ICPSR SUMMER PROGRAM WORKSHOP INLONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS OF HISTORICAL DEMOGRAPHIC DATA   July 18...
  • Memorial Fund in Honor of Christiane Harzig

    Individuals wanting to contribute to a memorial fund in Christiane Harzig's memory may contribute to the Emma Goldman Scholarship Fund at the Arizona State University History Department.  Checks should be made out to the "ASU Foundation" and sent to: No...