HES Dates

Below you'll find important deadlines and event dates.  Open any event to see additional details and add it to your calendar.  

Please note that not all events are sponsored by the HES but are considered to be of interest to its members.


Dec
4
Dec 6

2015 ANZHES conference at Victoria University of Wellington

The Australian and New Zealand History of Education (ANZHES) is announcing the 2015 ANZHES conference at Victoria University of Wellington, December 4-6, 2015.  They invite proposals for 30 min papers that contest the current histories of education through intersecting with other fields of study.  The call for papers may be found HERE.

Sep
25
Sep 26

Organization of Educational Historians

  • Marriott, River North

The Organization of Educational Historians (OEH) is an academic society of scholars from throughout the nation who produce research on educational history. OEH, formerly known as the Midwest History of Education Society, meets each fall for its annual conference, which is typically held in Chicago. They present papers, discuss recent changes in scholarship on educational history, consider ways to promote the teaching of educational history at their universities, and otherwise make plans for the future of OEH.

More information can be found at their website.

May
15
8:00 pm20:00

Eggertsen Dissertation Prize Entry Deadline

The History of Education Society is accepting submissions for the Claude A. Eggertsen Prize for the dissertation judged to be most outstanding in the field of history of education. Self-nominations are welcome. Qualified applicants must have completed the dissertation and graduated during the calendar year 2014. The deadline for entries is May 15, 2015. 

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May
15
6:00 pm18:00

The Henry Barnard Prize Submission Deadline

The Henry Barnard Prize prize is for the best graduate student essay in the history of education, broadly defined to cover a wide range of educational and cultural institutions inside and outside of the United States.  This includes work on schools and universities, teachers, students, and families.  Nominations by faculty, graduate advisors, department chairs, and deans, as well as self-nominations by students, are welcome. The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2015. Entrants should e-mail the essay and a one-page vita as separate attachments (in Microsoft Word) to ddamico2@gmu.edu.  

The official call for papers can be found here.

May
1
6:00 pm18:00

Jurgen Herbst Travel Award Application Deadline

Graduate students who have had papers accepted for presentation at the International Standing Conference for the History of Education in Istanbul, June 24-27, 2015, and who are members of the History of Education Society (USA), may apply for the Jurgen Herbst Travel Award. The application should be sent to HES President Christine Ogren (chris-ogren@uiowa.edu) by 1 May 2015.

The application process can be found here.

Dec
1
12:00 am00:00

The American Educational Research Association, Division F Deadline

The American Educational Research Association, Division F, is pleased to announce the eleventh biennial competition for its New Scholar’s Book Award in the history of education. The Prize Committee solicits nominations of books that fulfill the following criteria:

Subject: The History of Education
Authors: A first non-edited, scholarly book.
Publication Date: The book must have been copyrighted in 2013 or 2014.
Nominations: Books may be nominated by the authors, presses, or other scholars. Presses or authors nominating themselves should submit a copy of the book to each member by December 1, 2014. Other scholars may make a nomination by that date via email to all members of the committee.

Download the more information via this link.

Nov
6
Nov 9

39th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association

  • Toronto

The Education, Knowledge Production and Science Studies Network invites historians of education to submit a paper, panel, roundtable, or poster proposal for the 39th annual meeting of the Social Science History Association.  The meeting will take place November 6–9, 2014, in Toronto, Ontario.  The theme will be Inequalities: Politics, Policy, and the Past.”    

Nov
6
Nov 9

HES Annual Meeting

  • Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel

The HES annual meeting will be in Indianapolis, Indiana November 6 - 9, 2014 at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel. Information about the conference hotel and registering for the conference will be available in late summer 2014.

Oct
23
Oct 26

Canadian Higher Education Association Conference

  • Canada

The conference theme is “Regulations, Resistances and Reconciliations: Histories of Education.” In addressing these “Three Rs,” conference presenters and attendees will explore whether regulation, resistance and/or reconciliation are significant concepts in understanding change and continuity in the history of formal and informal education.

May
24
12:00 pm12:00

Deadline for Eggerston Award Sumbmissions

This award is given for the dissertation judged to be the outstanding dissertation in the history of education written by a graduate student who graduated in the previous year.  Submissions can be sent to the committee.

May
15
12:00 pm12:00

Deadline for Barnard Prize Submissions

The History of Education Society awards a prize of $750 biennially for the best graduate student essay in the history of education, broadly defined to cover a wide range of educational and cultural institutions inside and outside of the United States.  This includes work on schools and universities, teachers, students, and families.  Nominations by faculty, graduate advisors, department chairs, and deans, as well as self-nominations by students, are welcome.