Annual Amish and Plain Anabaptist Studies Mini-Conference

Please join the members of APASA at one of our annual mini-conferences. APASA mini-conferences are low-key events that provide an opportunity to share your work and get feedback, meet colleagues who have similar focuses, and discover potential collaborators.


The 2018 Annual Mini-Conference

Holmes County, OH: Friday, June 1, 2018

To be hosted by the Amish and Mennonite Heritage Center ("Behalt") of Berlin, OH, in their lovely new library wing

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: Thursday, March 15th, 9:00am EST. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT.

Registration: Members-$15; Non-members-$35 (payable on-site)

Meals: Meals will be held at local restaurants. Registration fee does not include meals, which is estimated at $10-$20 per meal.

Lodging: Attendees are responsible for arranging their own lodging if needed. Hotels are available in Berlin, Millersburg, Walnut Creek, Sugarcreek, New Philadeplhia / Dover, and Wooster, and advanced reservations are sugested due to this being the late spring tourist season.

Future Mini-Conferences

Summer 2019: The APASA mini-conference will be back-to-back with the bi-annual Amish Health Conference of Project Hoffnung

Summer 2020: To be announced

Past Mini-Conferences

Summer 2017: Columbus, OH

The Amish & Plain Anabaptist Studies mini-conference at the Rural Sociological Society annual meeting in Columbus, OH. Thursday and Friday, July 27-28. The poster and program is available at this link.

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