Institute of Historical Studies
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Detail, genealogy sampler made by Lorenza Fisk, Concord, Massachusetts, 1811. Courtesy, Winterthur, gift of Mrs. Alfred C. Harrison, 1969.430a,b.

How families shaped the early modern Atlantic world

"Centering Families" conference, Feb. 28 – March 1, 2011, AT&T Center

Fri, Jan 28, 2011


Prof. Dave Bowman's monograph,

Symposium Discusses New Monograph on Civil War

Discussion will explore the 1860-61 Secession Crisis for Americans

Fri, Sep 10, 2010


IHS Visiting Research Fellows Announced, 2010-11

IHS Visiting Research Fellows Announced, 2010-11

Fellows to take part in the first of two-year study on "Power and Place"

Tue, Jul 20, 2010



Associate Professor Erika Bsumek presents a lecture at HTX Teacher Institute

Faculty mentor schoolteachers at Humanities Texas June Institute

IHS co-sponsors continuing education institute for middle and high school teachers in Texas

Sun, Jul 18, 2010




Vincent Brown visits the IHS

Vincent Brown visits the IHS

Harvard Professor to hold Book Discussion and Workshop, Screen Documentary

Wed, Oct 28, 2009


Visiting Mellon Professor Rafael Hernández of LLILAS.

Latin America and the Cold War Conference

Fri, Oct 23, 2009

Thu, October 29, 2009 1:15 PM • GAR 4.100


Historian Examines Coca-Cola, Latin America Diplomacy and Globalization

Historian Examines Coca-Cola, Latin America Diplomacy and Globalization

Monday October 26, 2009, 12:00 PM • Garrison Hall (GAR), Room 4.100

Fri, Oct 23, 2009


Historian of modern France gives lecture

Historian of modern France gives lecture

John Merriman, a prolific scholar of modern France, will explore the history of terrorist violence in a lecture on Oct. 9 entitled "Émile Henry's Bomb at the Café Terminus: The Origins of Modern Terrorism in Fin-de-Siècle Paris."

Wed, Oct 21, 2009


Fellows arriving from American Univ. in Cairo, Ohio State Univ., North Carolina State University,  Univ. of San Francisco, and Univ. of Virginia

IHS Visiting Research Fellows Announced, 2009-10

Historical scholars to examine global borders from a variety of perspectives

Fri, Jul 24, 2009


Looking Ahead: Workshops and Guest Presenters in 2009-2010

Looking Ahead: Workshops and Guest Presenters in 2009-2010

Workshop series begins September 14, 2009 and runs through May 3, 2010

Wed, Jul 8, 2009



Nation-State and Transnational Environment Conference hosted by Institute

Conference to explore ways nation-states have attempted to find international solutions to global environmental problems

Fri, Mar 27, 2009


IHS to co-sponsor Black Urban Atlantics Conference

April 2-3, 2009

Fri, Mar 27, 2009


Institute hosts Workshop for Black History Month

Workshop to explore new Texas Black History Preservation Project

Tue, Feb 3, 2009


IHS and Odyssey Program present History Lecture Series

Sun, Sep 14, 2008

"Global Borders: Looking Back to Look Forward," will examine the concept of borders across political, philosophical, cultural, social understandings.


Institute's 2008-09 Doctoral Research Grant Recipients Announced

Fri, Aug 1, 2008

The travel stipends will be used by graduate students of the History department to conduct research in archives located around the world, including Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, England, Mexico, and Venezuela.


Kathleen Canning, Director of the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies to speak at UT

Friday, April 18, 12:00 noon, in Garrison 1.102

Sat, Apr 5, 2008

The Institute for Historical Studies announces a talk by Professor Kathleen Canning (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) on "Sexual Crisis, Citizenship and the State of Emergency in Germany, 1916-1920."


IHS Appoints External Research Fellows for 2008-09

Tue, Mar 25, 2008

The IHS has appointed five external research fellows for 2008-09 from an extraordinarily talented and diverse pool of over 230 applicants.


Institute for Historical Studies celebrates founding, launches programs

Thu, Jan 31, 2008

The UT History Department announces the founding of the Institute for Historical Studies and the beginning of its programs and other initiatives with a public reception on January 31, 2008.


Institute for Historical Studies Created

IHS to serve as part of UT President William Powers Jr.'s initiative

Wed, Oct 24, 2007

The Institute for Historical Studies is one part of university President William Powers Jr.'s initiative to make UT-Austin the leading public university in the nation. The History Department has also significantly increased funding for graduate students to offer nationally competitive stipend packages and plans to hire eight additional senior faculty.