October 2011 Archives

History Day Resources at IHRC

The IHRC has many digital collections available for use by History Day student researchers, as well as on-site archival and print collections. Read on for IHRC links to help you with this year's theme of "Revolution, Reaction and Reform".

AASLH's Basics of Archives Online Course

Open registration October 31-December 2, 2011 for American Association for State and Local History's Basics of Archives. Proceed at your own pace through this online course covering the basics of archival management and practices. $85 members / $160 nonmembers.

UMN Minnesota Population Center Receives $8 Million Grant

The U's Minnesota Population Center has received an $8 million National Science Foundation grant to develop the world's largest population database with global environmental data. Nicknamed "TerraPop," the unique database will provide a powerful tool for migration scholars in the future.

Institute for Advanced Study Offers Fellowships for 2012-2013

Fellowships are available during 2012-2013 through the Institute for Advanced Study for University of Minnesota faculty and external scholars collaborating with the center's scholarly initiatives. Many IAS programs deal with globalization, transnationalism and other topics of interest to scholars of immigration and migration.