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HES Annual Conference 2014 (Dublin)
Gender, Transnationalism and Teaching


Exe Libris

Exe Libris: The UK History of Education Society’s On-line Bibliography enables you to search for articles published in the leading historical journals founded or edited in the British Isles between 1939 and 2011, and in selected international journals specialising in the history of education.


History of Education Society Annual Conference 2014
Theme: Gender, Transnationalism and Teaching
Venue: Dublin
Call for papers

Bloomfield and Brehony Book Prizes

Nominate books by established authors (Anne Bloomfield Prize) and first books (Kevin Brehony Prize) published between Jan. 2010 - Dec. 2013.
Prize: Cash and fee for 2014 HES Annual Conference in Dublin.
Winners will be announced at the Dublin conference.
Send suggestions to Catherine Burke at by 31st March 2014.

History of Education Society Blog

The History of Education Society Blog  brings you the latest news on research, events and literature in the history of education. Details on how to submit a blog post can be found here.

The History of Education Society welcomes Charlotte Rochez as the society’s inaugural Peter Gosden Fellow. Charlotte is responsible for the society’s social media presence. You can find us on twitter and on Facebook and read and contribute to the History of Education Society Blog.