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Sumathi Ramaswamy elected President of American Institute of Indian Studies

Sumathi Ramaswamy, a professor in the Department of History at Duke University, was elected as the next president of AIIS by the delegates from AIIS member institutions. Professor Ramaswamy will succeed Philip Lutgendorf on July 1, 2018.

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NPR Book Review of MacLean's DEMOCRACY IN CHAINS

A review of Prof. Nancy MacLean's new book, DEMOCRACY IN CHAINS, aired June 18, 2017 on NPR.

http://www.npr.org/2017/06/18/531929217/democracy-in-chains-traces-the-rise-of-...

Democracy in Chains

Professor Nancy MacLean's new book, "Democracy in Chains, The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America" has been published by Penguin Random House.

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Daanish Faruqi's new anthology EGYPT AND THE CONTRADICTIONS OF LIBERALISM

Daanish Faruqi's new anthology EGYPT AND THE CONTRADICTIONS OF LIBERALISM featured in the New York Review of Books

Duke Alum, Brad Harris Launches History Podcast

Brad Harris, a Duke alumni awarded High Honors for his senior History thesis under Professor Emeriti Sy Mauskopf and Alex Roland has launched a new history podcast called How It Began: A History of the Modern World.

Duke Forward Spotlight: Ashley Rose Young G'17

Duke Libraries created a video profile about Ashley Young's dissertation research and her internship at the Rubenstein Library.

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Prof. Adriane Lentz-Smith Featured on C-SPAN3

Prof. Lentz-Smith was interviewed at the Organization of American Historians' annual meeting.  View her discussion about African American involvement in World War I https://www.c-span.org/video/?425541-5/...

Ashton Merck's Blog Post "When to Do Collaborative Research? Early—and Often"

Graduate student, Ashton Merck writes blog post, "When to Do Collaborative Research? Early—and Often".

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Reeve Huston Writes Op-Ed in The Hill

Huston writes, "It's no accident President Trump keeps invoking our nation's 7th president," published May 5, 2017.

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Remembering Ronald Witt

A memorial service was held for Professor Emeritus Ronald Witt on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Read more here https://today.duke.edu/2017/05/remembering-ronald-witt-scholar-larger-life

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