The Immigration and Ethnic History Society:

Promoting the Study of the History of Immigration to North America from All Parts of the World

The Ellis Island National Immigration Museum Seeks Two Content Specialists to Support Research and Curatorial Efforts.

The Ellis Island National Immigration Museum seeks two content specialists to support research and curatorial efforts, one focused on the 19th century and the other on post 1945 era. See the call for applicants below: [pdf-embedder...

Call for Submissions: Teaching Migration and Ethnic History

Not From Here, the IEHS’s digital publication, seeks submissions that explore how instructors teach immigration and ethnic history. Authors are encouraged to explore family migration history projects and the cautions and opportunities that accompany these types of...

Introducing: “We Make the City!”

Not From Here is excited to announce the launch of the “We Make the City!” series. We seek authors to publish stories on how migrants and ethnic groups created meaning upon arriving to their destinations, how they have historically created these definitions of space...

The Immigration and Ethnic History is sad to announce that Roger Daniels passed away on December 9, 2022.

A renowned historian of immigration, Roger served as President of the IEHS from 1994 to 1997.

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society seeks an editor for its digital publication, Not From Here

This position comes with a stipend of up to $3,000 a year, and a late-stage PhD student whose work addresses migration and/or ethnic history is the ideal candidate for this job.

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The Immigration and Ethnic History Society

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society was founded in 1965 as the Immigration History Group. It was renamed the Immigration History Society in 1972, and was subsequently chartered as a non-profit organization in Minnesota. In 1998, the Society, which had traditionally dealt with matters of ethnicity as well as immigration, changed its name to the Immigration and Ethnic History Society.

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