Call for Candidates - S&WG Head elections 2021

History Section

The History Section (HIS) will be holding online elections for one Chair and one Vice-chair positions, for the term 2021 - 2025.

The elections will be held online from 16 June until 14 September using the SurveyMonkey platform. Individual members and representatives of institutional members who are also registered as members of the HIS Section are eligible to stand for a position and to vote.

Interested candidates must send their name, institutional position, a statement of no more than 500 words and a photograph to elections [at] with a copy to the HIS section's current officers, Nelson Costa Ribeiro (nelson.ribeiro [at] and Gideon Kouts (gkouts [at], no later than 16 May.

All candidates must be current members of IAMCR, and of the HIS section. To verify if you are a member of the HIS section, log in to your IAMCR account and select “My Sections and Working Groups” from the menu.

You can find the election rules at:

Read about the History Section