The HOTCUS annual conference is the centerpiece of the organization’s calendar. It traditionally takes place over three days in the summer, and plays host to a range of research presentations, state of the field round tables, and plenary lectures.

Previous conferences:

2022: Edinburgh University, 22-24 June 2022 (plenary speaker: Melani McAlister)

2021: Digital Conference, 7-10 June 2021 (plenary speaker: Connie Y Chiang)

2019: Liverpool John Moores University, 12-14 June 2019 (plenary speaker: Donna Murch)

2018: Madingley Conference Centre, Cambridge, 13-15 June 2018 (plenary speaker: Brooke Blower)

2017: University College Dublin, 16-18 June 2017 (plenary speaker: Penny Von Eschen)

2016: Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, 6-8 July 2016 (plenary speaker: Margot Canaday)

2015: University of East Anglia, 26-28 June 2015 (plenary speakers: Gary Gerstle and Andrew Hartman)

2014: University of Reading, 5-7 September 2014 (joint conference with BrANCH, HOTCUS plenary speaker: Sarah T. Phillips)

2013: Northumbria University, 5-7 July 2013 (plenary speaker: Wesley Hogan)

2012: Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, 20-22 June 2012 (plenary speaker: Charles Postel)

2011: University of Oxford, 7-9 July 2011 (plenary speaker: Jeremi Suri)

2010: University of Sussex, 1-3 July 2010 (plenary speaker: Nancy MacLean)

2009: University of Cambridge, 26-28 June 2009 (plenary speaker: Lisa McGirr)

2008: Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London, 26-28 June 2008 (plenary speaker: Tony Badger)