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Welcome to the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Over thirty historians in the standing faculty with a broad range of research specialties advance our understanding of the past.

Upcoming Events



Annenberg Seminar in History (Virtual)

Celebrating New Faculty Books: Kathy Peiss (Upenn), author of Information Hunters: When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe (Oxford University Press), in conversation with Peter Holquist (UPenn)
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Celebrating New Faculty Books: Kathy Peiss (Upenn), author of Information Hunters: When…



Kaplan Memorial Lecture (Virtual)

The Need for Strangers: A Story of Love and Loathing
Jeremy Adelman, Henry Charles Lee Professor of History at Princeton University
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We are pleased to announce that this year's Kaplan speaker will be Jeremy Adelman, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at Princeton University. The lecture and discussion will take place virtually…