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CFP Now Open for Fall 2024 NEHA Conference at Suffolk

The New England Historical Association (NEHA) welcomes proposals for its fall conference, to be held at Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts, on Saturday October 26, 2024. NEHA is the New England regional affiliate of the American Historical Association. NEHA conferences welcome research from any historical field or subdiscipline, including applied historical scholarship in pedagogy and public history. Scholars within or outside the New England region may apply, including public historians, university-affiliated, independent scholars, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Complete panels or sessions will be considered,…

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Spring 2024 Conference at Saint Anselm

The annual Spring meeting of the New England Historical Association will be held at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics hosted by Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Program arranged by Interim NEHA Vice President Tom Balcerski; Local Arrangements by Sean Perrone. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN at our secure registration/membership portal Finalized Conference Program Registration is REQUIRED for all conference participants, including panelists, panel chairs and commentators. Pre-registration is strongly recommended by April 1 to assist our planning.…

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CFP Deadline Extended to Feb 15 – Spring 2024 Conference in Manchester, NH

NEHA announces an updated deadline for the open call for papers for the Spring 2024 New England Historical Association meeting, to be held at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH on Saturday, April 13, 2024. The CFP deadline is now February 15, 2024. We invite submissions of individual papers or full panels / sessions, and we encourage you to share our CFP widely. Among NEHA’s strengths are that it welcomes historical scholars of every stripe and affiliation and its smaller-scaled meetings allow you to connect…

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CFP Spring 2024 in Manchester NH – Deadline Jan 15

NEHA announces an open call for papers for the Spring 2024 New England Historical Association meeting, to be held at Saint Anselm College in Manchester NH on Saturday, April 13, 2024. We invite submissions of individual papers or full panels / sessions, and we encourage you to share our CFP widely. Among NEHA’s strengths are that it welcomes historical scholars of every stripe and affiliation and its smaller-scaled meetings allow you to connect and learn from each other. We welcome proposals that reflect research from…

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Announcing NEHA Research Grant

NEHA Research Grant Members of the Board of Directors of the New England Historical Association are pleased to announce that the first annual NEHA research grant will be awarded in February 2024. The NEHA research grant will provide up to $1,250 in a one-time grant to help them meet the costs of travel and research at archives, libraries, museums, parks, and other historical sites. Anyone who has been an active NEHA member for at least four years may apply. Applications should be submitted to Tona…

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In Memory: Peter Holloran

NEHA acknowledges with sadness the recent passing of NEHA member and former executive officer Peter Holloran (1947-2023). Dr. Holloran was a Vietnam veteran and social historian in the area of 19th century American History, including the history of child welfare services, history of immigration and labor movements, and the American Civil War. He was the author of Boston’s Wayward Children: Social Services for Homeless Children, 1830-1930; Historical Dictionary of New England; and Historical Dictionary of the Progressive Era. He taught for many years at Worcester…

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CFP Fall Conference at Southern CT State University–due July 1 2023

We are pleased to announce that our call for papers is open for the Fall 2023 New England Historical Association meeting, to be held at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT on Saturday, October 21, 2023. We invite submissions of individual papers or full panels / sessions, and we encourage you to share our CFP widely. Among NEHA’s strengths are that it welcomes historical scholars of every stripe and affiliation and its smaller-scaled meetings allow you to connect and learn from each other.…

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CFP Spring 2023 – Deadline Feb 15

We are pleased to announce that our call for papers is open for the Spring 2023 New England Historical Association meeting, to be held at Springfield College in Springfield, MA on Saturday, April 22, 2023. We invite submissions of individual papers or full panels / sessions, and we encourage you to share our CFP widely. Among NEHA’s strengths are that it welcomes historical scholars of every stripe and affiliation and its smaller-scaled meetings allow you to connect and learn from each other. We welcome proposals…

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Fall Conference October 29, 2022 at Bentley University

We are pleased to welcome our members and colleagues to our Fall 2022 meeting on Saturday, October 29, 2022 in the Adamian Academic Center at Bentley University, Waltham MA. Preliminary Conference Program  Pre-registration open until 4:00 pm on October 28. Please preregister by October 14 to guarantee lunch selection. NEHA members receive a discount on preregistration; join or renew if you are not a member. Same-day registration will be available on the 29th starting at 8:00 am. Register Now 

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