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The History of Education Society (HES) is an international scholarly society focused on promoting and improving the teaching of the history of education in colleges and universities, encouraging scholarly research in the history of education, and advocating for the value of historical perspective in the making of educational policy. The HES convenes a three-day annual meeting in late October or early November to present and discuss scholarship, and in other ways advance the goals of the society. The History of Education Quarterly is the official journal of the HES. 

History of Education Quarterly

The History of Education Quarterly, published continuously since 1960, is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to publishing high-quality scholarship on the history of education. The journal encourages submissions from a range of intersecting sub-fields in social, political, economic, intellectual, and cultural history.

Foundations for the Future

The Board of Directors of the History of Education Society is proud to announce "Foundations for the Future," a three- year capital campaign to raise $80,000 in support of the History of Education Quarterly, HES graduate students. and the general HES endowment. To make your donation to the campaign, or to learn more, please click below.

2019 Annual Meeting

The History of Education Society will hold our annual meeting from Thursday, October 31 through Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus Hotel in vibrant Columbus, Ohio. The program will be filled with opportunities for exchanging ideas, presenting new research and connecting with old friends and new. We look forward to seeing you in Columbus!