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Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard

Fri, 03/13/2015

Zain Lakhani was awarded a 2015-16 postdoctoral fellowship from the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard. Zain defended her dissertation, "Becoming Sexual Subjects: Rape and the Political Meaning of Violence in the Age of Human Rights," last fall, and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in History and Human Rights at the University of California at Berkeley.  Her thesis committee consisted of Kathy Peiss...

American Academy of Arts and Sciences post-doctoral fellowship

Fri, 03/06/2015

Rachel Guberman, who is completing her thesis on "The Real Silent Majority: Denver and the Realignment of American Politics after the Sixties," was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for the coming year. 

Contexts (Winter 2015)

Tue, 02/24/2015

The History department is pleased to announce the publication of an article co-authored by Penn History major Kenneth Ginsburg (CAS/Wharton ’14) and the late Professor Michael Katz. The article, “Immigrant Cities as Reservations for Low Wage Labor,” has just been published in the journal Contexts (Winter 2015) and will be freely available online...

Julie and Martin Franklin Assistant Professor of History

Thu, 02/19/2015

Vanessa Ogle has been appointed the Julie and Martin Franklin Assistant Professor of History.  

Harvard Joint Center for History and Economics Fellowship

Fri, 01/16/2015

Yakov Feygin was awarded a fellowship from the Harvard Joint Center for History and Economics to support research on his dissertation, "Building a Ruin: Soviet Economic Reform and the International Political Economy of the Soviet Collapse, 1956-1993." He will be working in the Bundesarchiv in Berlin. 

Institute for Advanced Study's School of Social Sciences at Princeton

Mon, 01/12/2015

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet received a fellowship from the Institute for Advanced Study's School of Social Sciences at Princeton for the 2015-16 academic year.

University of Oklahoma

Thu, 12/11/2014

Matthew Kruer has accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Oklahoma.

History Compass

Tue, 12/02/2014

Tom Brinkerhoff's article, "The Experience of Children in Perón's Argentina: Recent Interventions and Future Directions," appears in the current issue of History Compass. You can access the abstract here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/hic3.12198/abstract

Paul A. Stellhorn Undergraduate New Jersey History Award

Tue, 11/25/2014

Kellen Heniford is this year's recipient of the Paul A. Stellhorn Undergraduate New Jersey History Award from the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance and the New Jersey Forum. The award recognizes her senior thesis at Princeton, entitled "Free Blacks, Freeborn Slaves, and Bondsmen in a Free State: African American Life and Black Political Action during New Jersey’s Emancipatory Period, c. 1820-1845." 

Al Jazeera America

Mon, 11/24/2014

Writing for Al Jazeera America, Adam Goodman looks at the political situation in Mexico on the anniversary of the nation’s 1910 revolution.