News Archive : October 2023

October 31, 2023

Scot McFarlane was featured in the latest issue of AHA Perspectives as new researcher for the American Historical Association.

Ana Laura Zúñiga Loreto, a doctoral student in the Department, won the Francisco Javier Clavijero Prize for the best masters thesis in Mexico for her 2022 thesis, “Un ‘microuniverso’ en la palma de la mano. La exactitud del tiempo y el espacio en la medición del mundo desde la Nueva España” [A ‘microuniverse’ in the palm of the hand: Accuracy in time in space in world measurement from New Spain].

October 26, 2023

Rashid Khalidi was interviewed in The Drift on the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine, media coverage of these events, and the broader historical context of these issues. 

October 25, 2023

Rhiannon Stephens’ book, Poverty and Wealth in East Africa: A Conceptual History, is a finalist for the Bethwell A. Ogot book prize in East African Studies of the African Studies Association

October 24, 2023

Pamela H. Smith was announced as the winner of the George L. Mosse Prize in the intellectual and cultural history of Europe since 1500 for From Lived Experience to the Written Word: Reconstructing Practical Knowledge in the Early Modern World (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2022). Details here

October 20, 2023

The Library of Congress released three videos on LGBTQ history featuring Kluge Prize winner George Chauncey, “Through History to Equality.” 

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