AHA Annual Meeting - American Historical Association
The AHA was founded in 1884 and has held an Annual Meeting since 1885. Meetings are held Thursday-Sunday, the first weekend in January following New Year's Day.
The annual meeting offers many opportunities to explore career paths, hone your job search skills, and expand your professional network. Whatever the stage of your career search, there is a workshop, panel session or networking opportunity to aid you at the AHA annual meeting.
Why Attend the Annual Meeting?
Networking and Reconnecting
- Explore historical connections with scholars outside your field
- Catch up with that best friend from your grad school cohort
- Reconnect with scholars you met in the archives last summer
- Meet face-to face with historians you engaged online through social media or email
- Build relationships for future panels, edited volumes, and more
A Hub of Scholarship
- Attend sessions covering every subfield within the discipline
- Present your work and get feedback from diverse perspectives
- Pitch your latest project to editors from dozens of top presses
- Identify new trends in the discipline from both established and emerging historians
Resources for Educators
- Participate in teaching workshops for K-12 and undergraduate instruction
- Get new insights into important historiographical questions to bring to your classroom
- Find course materials from textbooks to digital primary source collections
- Join critical discussions about issues facing historians in all professions
- Learn about the full diversity of historians’ employment
- Plan what’s next for your career, whether you’re an undergraduate, PhD candidate, early career historian, or beyond
- Gain new skills to improve your research, teaching, and public engagement
Insights into Local History and Culture
- Explore the unique history of the host city and region
- Join a tour with local experts to top museums and historic sites
- Discover local cuisine with new and old friends
Since 1884, the American Historical Association annual meeting has been the premier gathering for historians to come together to share research, engage in professional development, and network with other scholars from across the world. Young historians attend to learn about the discipline and career opportunities.
The Exhibit Hall is a major attraction for historians who seek publishers for their work, books for course adoption, and new teaching resources. Attendees can investigate the latest monographs, edited volumes, and journals, as well as explore a variety of digital tools applicable to their work.
Why Exhibit at the AHA Annual Meeting?
Support your authors by promoting their books
Meet new potential authors waiting to pitch their projects to you
Demonstrate your electronic database, digital program, or other tool
Connect with educators seeking new books for course adoption
Convince attendees to recommend your books and databases to their institutions for purchase
The American Historical Association (AHA) is the largest professional organization in the United States devoted to the study and promotion of history and historical thinking. Only the AHA brings together historians from all specializations and professions, embracing their breadth, variety, and ever-changing activity.
• Hilton San Francisco Union Square
• Parc 55 San Francisco
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