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Hacohen at Vienna International Summer University

Hacohen at Vienna International Summer University

Malachi Hacohen has been with the Vienna International Summer University: Scientific World Conceptions, since 2000; MOU; supported by A&S IFK, Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften, Vienna, since 2002; MOU:  research...

Laura Edwards

Re-Imagining Democracy in the Age of Revolutions

Laura Edwards has been part of a project, "Re-Imagining Democracy in the Age of Revolutions," organized out of Oxford University by Joanna Innes and Mark Philp, which held a series of workshops and has resulted in a book, with commissioned...

Edward Balleisen

International Partnership: Edward Balleisen

Edward Balleisen is the Program Committee Chair for the 2014 meeting of Business History in Frankfurt in March. He was the Print Media Committee Chair for the Business History Conference for 2013-14 and the Trustee for this conference...

Thavolia Glymph

Glymph Elected to American Antiquarian Society

Thavolia Glymph has been elected to membership in the American Antiquarian Society. This is a very high honor -- since its establishment just over a hundred years ago, the Society has only elected some 2900 individuals to its membership,...

Laurent Dubois

Dubois in NYTimes: Confronting the Legacies of Slavery

DURHAM, North Carolina — Late one afternoon in March, officials unveiled a new monument at the University of the West Indies, in Cave Hill, Barbados. The ceremony featured African drumming, a historian’s lecture, a bishop’s prayer and a song performed by a school choir with the chorus, “We cry...

Nathans Wins Frederick Douglass Book Prize

Nathans Wins Frederick Douglass Book Prize

Sydney Nathans, Professor Emeritus of History at Duke University, has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Frederick Douglass Book Prize for his book To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary Walker (Harvard University Press). The Douglass Prize was created jointly by Yale University's Gilder...

Leading Journal on Latin American Finds Home at Duke

Leading Journal on Latin American Finds Home at Duke

In July, Duke History Professors John French, Jocelyn Olcott and Pete Sigal took over editorial leadership of The Hispanic American Historical Review (HAHR). The journal is published quarterly by Duke University Press in cooperation with the Conference on Latin American History and the American...

Hall Wins American Historical Association Award for African History Book

Hall Wins American Historical Association Award for African History Book

Bruce Hall’s book A History of Race in Muslim West Africa, 1600-1960 is the co-winner of this year’s Martin A. Klein Award for the best book in African History by the American Historical Association.

Drawing on a wide variety of sources, the author demonstrates the ways in which arguments...

Stern Wins Mellon New Directions Fellowship - Visualizing Soverignty in the Colonial World

Phil Stern has been awarded a New Directions Fellowship from the Mellon Foundation for his project, “Visualizing Sovereignty in the Colonial World.”  

The Mellon New Directions Fellowship is...

Reddy Wins 2012 Pinkney Prize

Reddy Wins 2012 Pinkney Prize

Bill Reddy's most recent book -- The Making of Romantic Love -- has won the 2012 Pinkney Prize. This prize is awarded by the Society...

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