Conferences - past and future
2018 - Tenth DHI conference
Sydney, Australia. 2018. 17-21 July 2018.
Hosted by Deaf Australia Inc. and the National Institute for Deaf Studies and Sign Language at La Trobe University.
Theme: Colonialism in Deaf History.
2015 - Ninth DHI conference
Edinburgh, Scotland, 12-18 July 2015.
Hosted by British Deaf History Society and Deaf History Scotland
Theme: Deaf Sporting Heritage.
2012 - Eighth DHI conference
Toronto, Canada. 2012, July 24-29.
Hosted by Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf
Theme: Telling Deaf Lives: Biographies and Autobiographies.
2009 - Seventh DHI conference
Stockholm, Sweden. 2009, August 4-8.
Hosted by Swedish Deaf History Society (SDHS)
Theme: No history, no future.
Proceedings: Hedberg, Tomas (Ed.) No History, No Future. ISBN: 978-91-979728-0-2. A copy can be ordered by contacting Carl Magnus Lindgren, Treasurer of SDHS.
2006 - Sixth DHI conference
Berlin, Germany. 2006, July 31 – August 4.
Hosted by interest Group in Deaf Jewish Descent to Germany (IGJAD)
Theme: Overcoming the past. Determining its Consequences and Finding Solutions for the Present.
Proceedings: Mark Zaurov and Klaus-B. Günther, (Eds.): Overcoming the past. Determining its Consequences and Finding Solutions for the Present. ISBN 978-3-396675-28-3.
2003 - Fifth DHI conference
Paris, France. 2003, June 30 – July 4.
Hosted by Movement of the Deaf in France
Theme: Past Accomplishments and Future Visions.
2000 - Fourth DHI conference
Washington D.C., U.S.A. 2000, June 27-30.
Hosted by Gallaudet University: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History and Government, the University Library, the Graduate School and Research, and the College for Continuing Education
Theme: Researching, Preserving, and Teaching Deaf People’s History.
1997 - Third DHI conference
Trondheim, Norway. 1997, September 10-14.
Hosted by Norwegian Deaf History Society (NDHS)
Theme: Deaf Persons in Art and Science.
No proceedings, unfinished work in archives Gallaudet.
1994 - Second DHI conference
Hamburg, Germany. 1994, October 8-11.
Hosted by University of Hamburg: Center for German Sign Language
No main theme but thematic blocks: Deaf Persons, Deaf Communities, Sign Languages, Deaf History as a Discipline, Deaf Education.
Proceedings: Fischer, Renate and Tomas Vollhaber (Eds.): Collage. Works on International Deaf History. Hamburg : Signum 1996, 304 Seiten, ISBN 3-927731-59-5.
1991 - First conference on Deaf History
Washington D.C., U.S.A. 1991, June 20-23.
Hosted by Gallaudet University, Department of History