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Spread the word about the great work you’re doing and connect with new colleagues via these online discussion lists (listservs), forums, and more.

Do-Consult (Democracies Online – Online Consultations and Civic Events) Listserv

DO-Consult is a peer-to-peer forum for those involved with government, parliamentary and civic online consultations and events. This forum is facilitated by Alexandra W. Samuel, a Vancouver-based researcher specializing in online citizen engagement. It is part of the Democracies Online family of peer forums organized by Steven Clift. (continue)

DO-WIRE (email announcement list)

DO-WIRE is a source for what's important and happening with the convergence of democracy and the Internet around the world. DO-WIRE is a free, low volume, moderated blog and e-mail announcement list. Launched in January 1998, DoWire connects thousands of experts, practitioners, journalists, and citizens across nearly 100 countries. Democracy Online covers politics online, new media, e-governance, online advocacy and activism, citizen e-participation and related topics. (continue)

Fabulous Facilitators Network, Breakfasts and Listserv

Lisa Heft hosts a "Fabulous Facilitators Breakfast" each month in Berkeley, California for a dynamic, growing group of facilitators. This casual breakfast group brings facilitators in the region together for mutual support, learning, interaction and community. Over breakfast, facilitators who specialize in a variety of methods share challenges, questions, news and mutual appreciation in about a 2-hour time span without an agenda. (continue)

Group Facilitation and Collaboration Forum

MGR Consulting's online forum is designed for anyone interested in facilitation, collaboration, leadership, and diversity discussions. Visitors create their own discussion threads. The forum was created to encourage collaboration and the use of facilitative skills in business and in life. The forum includes a calendar feature for events such as conventions and conferences. (continue)

Group Facilitation Listserv

Subscribers to this popular email discussion list share ideas, questions, and advice on group problem solving and decision making, group development, running meetings, and related topics. We highly recommend this listserv to all facilitators. (continue)

H-Afro-Am Discussion List

The H-Afro-Am listserv provides an exchange of information for professionals, faculty and advanced students in the field of African American Studies (also called Afrocentricity, Africology, Africana Studies, Afro-American Studies, Black Studies, and Pan-African Studies). The focus is on the African Diaspora though mainly on the U.S. experience, and then to the African Diaspora in comparison to the U.S. (continue)

H-AmIndian Discussion List

A joint project between Arizona State University and H-NET (Humanities & Social Sciences Online), H-AmIndian includes an edited discussion list for scholars, academicians, and Native people to consider the history, culture, ideas and events relating to indigenous peoples from the North Pole to Mexico. (continue)

H-Antisemitism Discussion List

H-Antisemitism proposes to facilitate the exchange of scholarly information on the subject of antisemitism, conceived as broadly as possible. Without chronological or disciplinary limitations, H-Antisemitism seeks to enable scholars to communicate research and teaching interests, discuss methodology, comment upon current historiography, and share information about new data, sources of funding, and publishing. (continue)

H-Ethnic Discussion Group

H-Ethnic is an international electronic discussion group focused on scholarly topics in ethnicity, race relations and immigration history, concentrating largely on North America. We publish news and announcements, and encourage debates on interdisciplinary themes. We run regular news updates on Washington developments. H-Ethnic is affiliated with H-Net, an independent, international consortium of scholars sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Michigan State University where it is located. (continue)


The H-PolMeth discussion list is intended to provide a forum for discussion of political methodology and topics of interest to the members of the Political Methodology section of the American Political Science Association. Thus it is used for announcements of conferences, to circulate abstracts, and to discuss issues relating to political methodology. The list is part of an APSA/H-Net joint project in developing communications networks among scholars in political science and other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences (continue)