Pursuits of Wellbeing


SSHA 2023 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington DC, USA


How do I apply for a Richard Sutch Student Travel Grant to help pay the cost? Starting in June 2023, a link to apply for one of SSHA’s competitive student travel grants will be available at https://ssha.org

Please note: SSHA requires that all session participants register for the annual meeting and be (or become) members of the SSHA. Session participants must register for the conference by August 1st. For more information on conference and membership registration, please visit: https://ssha.org/conference/.

Preliminary Program Now Ready

The Preliminary Program has been completed, and can be viewed online using one of the navigation aids described below.  Please note that the program is preliminary, although the dates and times of the regular sessions should not change Sessions are now numbered in program order.

A printable PDF of the Preliminary Program can be found below under "Reference Documents" and will be available in the next several weeks. Please keep in mind that the website version of the schedule is the most up-to-date.

Navigating the Website

The toolbar at the top of every page has links to three entries into the program:

Each of these entry points into the program takes you to a session page, which lists the session chair and discussant, if any, and the authors and titles of the papers or posters to be presented, with links to the online abstracts and extended abstracts (or completed papers) where available.


Program Committee

The program co-chairs are:

Joyce Burnette
Wabash College
Sakari Saaritsa
University of Helsinki
Richard Zijdeman
International Institute of Social History


Important Dates

December 14, 2022. Website open for submissions 

March 17, 2023. Submission deadline has expired

May 30, 2023. Authors are notified of accepted papers

August 1, 2023. Registration deadline for session particpants