Affiliate News & Events

Calls for Papers

4th IBHA Conference

The 4th International Big History Association Conference, “Big History, Big Future: A Cosmic Perspective,” will be held at Villanova University in Philadelpha, 26–29 July 2018. The goal of the 2018 conference is “to shine the light of the cosmos on the future of earth, life, and humanity.” The IBHA solicits proposals for papers, panels, or other presentations; the deadline for submissions is 12 March 2018.

Upcoming Conferences & Events

California, Hawai‘i, and Northwest WHA Affiliates 2018 Joint Meeting

CWHA, WHAH, and NWWHA are pleased to announce their Sixth Joint Conference to be held 16–18 February 2018 at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington. Seattle University is located in the heart of the city; just up the hill from the downtown district with close access to the Pike’s Place Market, the Space Needle and the beautiful waters of Puget Sound. Join our west coast and Hawai‘ian colleagues for an exciting program featuring new research and pedagogy in world history. The conference will highlight two themes: Travel and Travelers in World History; and World History in the Digital Age. For more information, see the NWWHA site.

NERWHA Spring 2018 Symposium

NERWHA’s spring symposium, a special event entitled “Architectural History and Maritime History: Exploring New Digital Tools for World Historians and Their Students,” will be held at MIT on 21 April 2018. This unique symposium will consist workshops introducing two new digital teaching resources being developed at MIT, the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative and the Visualizing Maritime History Project. For more information, see the symposium flyer (PDF).

4th AAWH Congress

The Asian Association of World Historians is holding its fourth triennial congress at Northeast Normal University (东北师范大学) in Changchun, 21–22 July 2018. The theme of the 2018 congress is “East Asian Transformation and Neighbouring Regions.”