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
A Hub of Scholarship
Resources for Educators
Insights into Local History and Culture
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.
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