Postgraduate and Early Career Conference in Early American History 2018

Postgraduate and Early Career Conference in Early American History 2018
23 Mar 2018, 09:00 to 23 Mar 2018, 18:00
Conference / Symposium
IHR Wolfson Conference Suite, NB01/NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

The IHR, British Group of Early American Historians (BGEAH) and the British American Nineteenth Century Historians’ postgraduate community invite you to attend the 3rd annual Early American History conference for postgraduate researchers and early career academics. This day-long conference is aimed at postgraduate researchers and early career academics working on any facet of North American or Atlantic history from the seventeenth through to the end of the nineteenth century. In addition to a senior guest speaker, a workshop will explore pre-circulated works in progress, followed by practical panels serving the specific needs of the postgraduate and early career Americanist community. 

The IHR is a leading centre of early American scholarship in Europe. Its North American Room houses one of the foremost UK collections of published material relating to the history of the United States, Caribbean, and Canada.  

For a conference programme, click here.  
General Admission: £15.00 

Tea, coffee, and lunch is provided to all attendees.

Advance registration online is required to attend this conference 

All attendees are invited to join us for drinks at Birkbeck College afterwards to be followed by dinner TBD. To ensure a dinner reservation, please contact Gareth Davis.

Student Bursaries
There are a number of bursaries available up to a total of £150 to facilitate travel and registration for students who would like to attend the conference from outside London and the South East.*
To apply for a bursary, students should apply to Mark Lawmon ( with the following information:
Reason for Application:
Approximate travel costs:

*Second class travel only, and where possible outside of peak hours.

Applications will close on Friday 16 March 2018

Requests for bursaries may also be made on the day. Please enquire at the event Registration desk.


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