In August 2018, the Orbán regime introduced legislation to shut down accredited gender studies programs offered by universities in Hungary. Academics now have 24 hours to respond to the government’s plan. The ban will primarily impact students at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest (ELTE) – the only institution in Hungary, other than Central European University, […]
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Each year the Organization of American Historians offers the Lerner-Scott Prize, which is given for the best doctoral dissertation in U.S. women’s history. The prize is named for Gerda Lerner and Anne Firor Scott, both pioneers in women’s history and past presidents of the OAH. A dissertation must be completed during the period July 1, […]
Call for Applications A major grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has allowed the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University to launch the Long 19th Amendment Project interrogating the centennial of American women’s suffrage. As part of this project, the inaugural Mellon-Schlesinger Research Grant competition is now open. Schlesinger […]
The Newberry is pleased to announce its Long-Term and Short-Term Fellowship awards for 2018-19. We will support 12 long-term and 46 short-term fellows, with funds coming from Newberry endowments, grants, gifts, and consortia, as well as partnerships with other institutions and scholarly organizations. A complete list of fellows is available on our website as well as a profile […]
“Following in the footsteps of other disciplines, a group of female historians unveiled a searchable online database on Tuesday listing their peers’ areas of expertise and contact information. The site — called Women Also Know History — is meant to make it abundantly easy to find female historians to invite to speak at conferences, quote […]