“Salon Baron: The Past and Future of Jewish Studies in America,” the new book edited by Professor Rebecca Kobrin, examines the multifaceted, pioneering Jewish scholar and his unparalleled influence on what it meant to study the Jewish past. https://news.columbia.edu/news/look-how-salo-baron-transformed-jewish-studies-america
The Library of Congress has named the historian George Chauncey this year’s winner of the John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity, making him the first scholar in L.G.B.T.Q. studies to be honored with the award; watch the official announcement here; read Columbia News’ write-up here; and read AP’s article here.
Adam Tooze is quoted in “The global economy fears a new downturn” published in El País.
“Security forces in the Americas. Socio-historical perspectives (19th-20th centuries)”, Strategic Notes Magazine.
Pablo Piccato published an essay, “Violencia, escepticismo y modernización en méxico: un ensayo interpretativo” (“Violence, skepticism and modernization in Mexico: an interpretive essay”) in Strategic Notes Magazine‘s latest issue.
Marc Van De Mieroop. The Practice of Ancient Near Eastern History – Opera Minora. 2022: Ugarit-Verlag.
Rebecca Kobrin, editor. Salo Baron: The Past and Future of Jewish Studies in America. 2022: Columbia University Press.
Michael John Witgen. Seeing Red: Indigenous Land, American Expansion, and the Political Economy of Plunder in North America. 2022: Omohundro Institute.
James Stafford. The Case of Ireland: Commerce, Empire and the European Order, 1750–1848. 2022: Cambridge University Press.
Hannah Farber. Underwriters of the United States: How Insurance Shaped the American Founding. 2021: University of North Carolina Press.