AND HISTORICAL RESEARCH
25-30 July 2021
Books & Things
Visit Pat and Bob’s online bookstore for your genealogy books. Free shipping will be provided for instructor required and recommended books listed on their website, www.mygenealogybooks.
We had an amazing week filled with fun and learning during IGHR 2020 with 37 faculty members and 355 registered attendees from 38 states, District of Columbia, Canada, and the Netherlands attending one of our thirteen courses! Thank you for your patience as we prepare the website for IGHR 2021.
We look forward to having IGHR 2021 in Athens! However, if IGHR is unable to be held in person due to recognized health threats as determined by the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control, University System of Georgia, or local government authority or health agencies, IGHR will be held via an online, interactive classroom.
We are preparing for both options with a determination of an in-person or virtual institute to be made at a later date.
The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) provides an educational forum for the discovery, critical evaluation, and use of genealogical sources and methodology through a week of intensive study led by nationally prominent genealogical educators. Students choose one course that lasts throughout the week. Topics range from a course for beginners to a variety of courses on specialized topics.
IGHR is hosted by the Georgia Genealogical Society with courses taking place at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel on the University of Georgia Campus in historic Athens, Georgia. This venue allows courses and most accommodations to be under one roof. In addition to the advantages of the Georgia Center, attendees will also benefit from access to the world-class libraries of the University of Georgia including the law library and special collections libraries as well as the nearby Heritage Room at the Athens-Clarke County Library.