News Archive : October 2018

October 31, 2018

Mae Ngai led a team of seven historians that wrote a public “Historians Comment” to the Department of Homeland Security’s proposal to change the immigration public charge policy, which aims to restrict legal immigration from people who might use benefits like Medicare and Food Stamps.

October 30, 2018

Tunç Şen was awarded an article prize for “Reading the Stars at the Ottoman Court: Bāyezīd II (r. 886/1481-918/1512) and His Celestial Interests” by Comité International des Études Pré-Ottomanes et Ottomanes.

David Rosner contributed expertise and research to longstanding lawsuits against lead paint manufacturers; plaintiffs celebrated a recent victory which was discussed in an article on the Mailman School of Public Health’s website. 

David Rosner will participate in a panel on the history of science denial and its consequences for global health on November 2nd. To register, please visit the New York Academy of Sciences website.

October 29, 2018

Stephan Sander-Faes’ new book Europas habsburgisches Jahrhundert is now available.

Adam Tooze was quoted on CBS Sunday Morning: “The banking crisis 10 years on, and the danger of another crash.” 

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