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



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


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.