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 Fall 2018 Symposium

NERWHA’s fall symposium, a special event entitled “Cities in World History” will be held at BB&N on 3 November 2018. This symposium will look at cities from a world history perspective. For more information, see the symposium CFP (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.”