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  Topics: History: Scholarly Societies

American Association for History and Computing
Publishes the Journal of the Association for History and Computing (has full text articles), holds annual conferences. http://www.theaahc.org/
American Historical Association
Information on their annual conference, programs, publications, membership, special membership for K-12 teachers, the table of contents of the latest issue with abstracts of the articles. Has a directory of U.S. history departments and a huge directory of other historical associations (Assoc. for the Publication of African Historical Sources, French Colonial Historical Society., etc.) Job announcements are planned. http://www.historians.org/
American Historical Association - University Staff Pages
The American Historical Association, the main scholarly association for U.S. historians provides a directory to staff search pages at universities. http://www.indiana.edu/~ahr/univbook.htm
American Historical Review
Journal of the American Historical Association, the main scholarly association for U.S. historians. Has tables of contents of the latest issue and past issues.

Has the full text of articles and book reviews for those at institutions which subscribe to JSTOR.  http://www.indiana.edu/~ahr/
Association des Historiens Maliens (A.S.H.I.M.A)
In French. "créée en 1994 par les Historiens Maliens." Information on their Sept. 2001 congres, a Mali historical chronology.http://www.ml.refer.org/ashima/
Association for History and Computing
"...an international organisation which aims to promote and develop interest in the use of computers in all types of historical study at every level, in both teaching and research. The Association was proposed at a large conference at Westfield College, University of London, in March 1986. At a second conference at Westfield, in March 1987, it was founded." Publishes the journal, History and Computing. http://grid.let.rug.nl/ahc/welcome.html
Association for the Publication of African Historical Sources, APAHS
"To identify important unpublished source materials, to assign them to appropriate translators and annotators, to publish finished works, and to act as the U.S. affiliate of the Fontes Historiae Africanae of the International Academic Union." http://www.theaha.org/affiliates/assn_publication_african_hisl_studies.htm

The October 1997, No. 9 Newsletter is at http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~africa/archive/afsources.html
The February 1998, No. 10 Newsletter is at http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~africa/archive/afsources2.html
Association of Black Women Historians
Founded in 1979, the Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH) is a dynamic network of scholars representing every region of the country. The organization's goals are to support black women in the historical profession, disseminate information by, for and about black women and promote scholarship by and about black women. The newsletter, Truth, informs members and numerous awards provide financial resources and recognition." http://www.abwh.org
Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction
"An organization of scholars dedicated to the study of the history of the expansion of Europe and the world-wide response to that expansion, from its beginnings in the 14th century to the middle of the 19th century." ITINERARIO is it's official journal. Holds biennial conferences. http://www.yorku.ca/nhp/feegi/
French Colonial Historical Society / Société d'histoire coloniale française
"...encourages interest in the scholarly study of all French colonizing activity and in the history of all French colonies." Publishes a newsletter and the annual issue of the Proceedings. "awards the Heggoy Prize annually for an outstanding book on French colonial history, and it presents the Eccles Prize to the best paper by a graduate student delivered at an FCHS conference and subsequently submitted for publication by the Society." http://www.frenchcolonial.org/

The Archives of the French Colonial Historical Society are housed at the University of Ottawa, Centre de Recherche en Civilisation Canadienne-francaise, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Historical Society
"The Historical Society is open to all who want to do serious history, whatever part of the political and ideological spectrum they come from. It will be a place in which significant historical subjects are discussed and debated sharply and frankly in an atmosphere of civility, mutual respect and common courtesy." Eugene D. Genovese, President; Marc Trachtenberg, Executive Director. http://home.nycap.rr.com/history/
Historical Society of Ghana
Official site. Society to "strengthen the discipline of history at the university, secondary and basic levels and to inculcate an interest in history in the wider Ghanaian public." "founded in 1951 under the auspices of leading scholars.... Membership of the society is drawn from historians, archaeologists, linguists and ancillary disciplines, and includes university lecturers and Students from the five public Universities .......and teachers in Secondary Schools and Training Colleges." Holds an annual conference. Based in Accra, Ghana. http://www.historicalsocietygh.com/
Mande Studies (Madison, Wisconsin)
Journal of the Mande Studies Association (MANSA), a multidisplinary group with interests in the Mande region of West Africa. Has the table of contents. MANSA also publishes a print newsletter. http://uweb.txstate.edu/anthropology/mansa/
National Research Foundation (South Africa)
Locate historical associations in South Africa through the Nexus database. Click on Professional Associations. [KF] http://star.nrf.ac.za/index.html
Oral History Association
Established 1966. Publishes the Oral History Review. Oral history guidelines. Information on using technology in oral history. It is affiliated with the discussion forum, H-Oralhist. [KF] http://www.oralhistory.org/
Saharan Studies Association
In English and French. The Saharan Studies Association is an international group of scholars associated with the African Studies Assoc. of the U.S. The full text of the Newsletters from Vol. 1, No. 1, 1993 to date are online, in Adobe pdf. Topics include archaeology, Arabic manuscripts, slavery, Muslims and colonial rule. The Newsletter editor is David Gutelius. http://www.ssa.sri.com/
Société française d'histoire d'outre-mer
"une association qui réunit des universitaires, des érudits et des professionnels du monde de l’entreprise et de l’administration pour valoriser les recherches sur l’histoire des monde des outre-mers..." Publishes the journal, Outre-Mers (Revue d'histoire) and monographs. Based in Saint-Denis, France. [KF] http://www.sfhom.com
Société internationale d'étude des littératures de l'ère coloniale
In French. "Ces études s'organisent autour d'une problématique précise : rapport des cultures nationales et de l'impérialisme, imaginaires spécifiques de l'ère de l'expansion , traitement littéraire de "l'autre", de son univers culturel, enjeux de la présence de l'Occident en ces terres lointaines (Orient, Afrique, Amérique Latine, Inde…)" Publishes an annual Cahiers. http://www.sielec.net/
Society for French Historical Studies
Annual meeting announcement, 30 March - 1 April 2000, Arizona. http://www.asu.edu/clas/history/sfhs/
South African Historical Society (former web site)
In 2005 became the Southern African Historical Society. http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/history/sahs/
South-South Exchange Programme for Research on the History of Development, SEPHIS
Encourages "the formation of a South-South network directed towards comparative historical research on long-term processes of change." Supports research which questions the "absolute authority of the written documents," and is "sceptical about 'statist' and unilinear accounts of history." Has full text research reports in Adobe PDF. Funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Development Cooperation. Has grants programs for scholars from Africa, Asia, Latin America. Based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Email: sephis@iisg.nl http://www.iisg.nl/~sephis/
Southern African Historical Society, SAHS
"In 2005 the Southern African Historical Society was formally founded with the change of name from the South African Historical Society, established in 1965." Publishes the South African Historical Journal. http://www.sahs.org.za/

See the former site -
South African Historical Society
Publishes the South African Historical Journal. Based at the Department of Historical Studies, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa. http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/history/sahs/
 
Southern African Society of Legal Historians
Promotes interest in legal history and brings together people interested in legal history both locally and abroad. Has the table of contents of its journal, Fundamina. Based at Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, Potchefstroom, South Africa. http://www.legalhistory.org.za/
Sudan Studies Association
"an independent professional society founded in the United States in 1981. Membership is open to scholars, teachers, students, and others with interest in the Sudan." Publishes a newsletter, SSA Newsletter. [KF] http://www.sudanstudies.org/
Sudan Studies Society of the United Kingdom
"established in 1987 to encourage and promote Sudanese studies in the United Kingdom and abroad in all disciplines and levels." Publishes a newsletter, Sudan Studies, offers other publications, holds an annual symposium. [KF] http://www.dlindley.dircon.co.uk/sssuk/



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