News Archive : August 2021

August 30, 2021

Adam Tooze’s new book, Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s Economy, has an early review in The Economist.

Mae Ngai has an interview and review in South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), August 28th.

An excerpt from Mae Ngai‘s The Chinese Question was lead story in History News Network, August 29th.

August 26, 2021

Columbia News published a Q&A with Mae Ngai on The Chinese Question, “Uncovering the Origins of Racism Against Chinese Immigrants in the United States and Anglophone Countries”.

Columbia University has been awarded a major grant from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation to create an online, interactive atlas of historic New York City spanning the years 1820 to 1940. The project is a collaboration of Columbia’s History Department and the Center for Spatial Research in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP).

August 24, 2021

Mae Ngai was interviewed on Letters and Politics (Pacifica Radio), aired today: “The Opium Wars, The Gold Rush and the Formation of Global Capitalism”.

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