Reverberations of Empire: Histories, Legacies & Lineages


SSHA 2022 will be held at the Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois USA.


A message from the President of the SSHA:

I am so looking forward to welcoming all of you back to Chicago’s historic Palmer House for the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association. You can probe the times of the sessions by looking at the Final Program (follow links below). Beyond the regular sessions, there will plenty of other exciting events to attend: I will be giving the Presidential Address, “The Presence of Imperial Pasts,” on Saturday 19th in the Monroe Room at 6:30 pm that will be followed by food and drink at the President’s Reception. Prior to the Address, the Business Meeting will be hold at 6:00 pm in the Monroe Room. On Thursday evening at 6 pm, the Opening Reception will offer an opportunity for us to see old friends and make new ones over nibbles and beverages. On Friday, the Networks will hold their organizational meetings and everyone is invited to join (12 and 12:45 pm).

Julian Go
University of Chicago
2022 President of the SSHA


How do I apply for a Richard Sutch Graduate Student Travel Grant? Apply by July 15th via

Starting in January 2022, a link to apply for one of SSHA’s competitive student travel grants will be available at



The 2022 Annual Meeting

Thank you to all who participated in SSHA 2022, we look forward to seing you again in 2023. 


Program Committee

The program co-chairs are:

Cristina Groeger
Lake Forest College
Ricarda Hammer
UC Berkeley
Ho-Fung Hung
Johns Hopkins University
George Lawson
Australian National University
Alexandre White
Johns Hopkins University


Important Dates

December 9, 2021. Website open for submissions 

March 4, 2022. Submission deadline (extended from February 16)

May 30, 2022. Authors are notified of accepted papers