The Northwest World History Association


Announcing the 3rd Joint Conference of the Northwest and California Affiliates of the World History Association


February 27th-March 1st, 2015

Seattle, Washington

The Northwest and California Affiliates of the World History Association are pleased to announce their 3rd Joint Conference to be held February 27th-March 1st, 2015 at the Hotel Deca in Seattle, Washington. Located in the heart of the University District, the venue is minutes away from the University of Washington campus, the UW Press, the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, the Henry Art Gallery, and a variety of shopping and dining establishments that the District is famous for.

Come join us for an exciting program featuring new research and pedagogy in World History. The conference keynote speaker will be Trevor R. Getz, professor of African and World History at San Francisco State University, editor of the African World Histories series published by Oxford University Press, and co-author of the graphic history Abina and the Important Men, the textbook Modern Imperialism and Colonialism: A Global Perspective, and author of Cosmopolitan Africa: 1700-1875.

2015 Conference Schedule


The registration form is available here:

2015 Registration Form

Please follow the instructions for submission and payment found on the form.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!
Aaron Whelchel (President, NW WHA)
Tim Keirn (President, CWHA)


Accommodations are available at the conference venue, Hotel Deca, at a University of Washington rate of $135/night. This excellent price is still available, so reserve now!

Reservations can be made by calling:


or direct lines at 206-658-2375 (Meghan Pozywio) or 206-658-2391 (William Moss)

Be sure to mention that you would like the University of Washington rate.

You can find more information on Hotel Deca at their website:

Hotel Deca

Contact Us

For more information about the Northwest World History Association, please contact us at:

NWWHA Constitution

NWWHA Past Programs

Affiliate Organizations

The World History Association

The California World History Association

New England Regional World History Association