News and Announcements

History Major BBQ May 17, 2016 . . .

. . . will be held indoors on the first floor of Hollander Hall.  

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History Pizza Party – April 26

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Remapping Survival: Jewish Refugees and Lost Memories of Displacement, Trauma, and Rescue in the Soviet Union, Iran, and India

Atina Grossmann is Professor of History in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City. Publications include Reforming Sex: The German Movement for Birth Control and Abortion Reform, 1920-1950 (1995), Wege in der Fremde: Deutsch-jüdische Begegnungsgeschichte zwischen New York, Berlin und Teheran (2012), and co-edited volumes on Crimes

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GOING DOWN RIVER ROAD: Witchcraft, Statecraft, and Circulation in Moi’s Kenya

                      WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28 – 4:15 PM – GRIFFIN 6 A talk by ROBERT BLUNT Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Africana Students LAFAYETTE COLLEGE Sponsored by the Departments of History, Religion, Anthropology & Sociology, the Africana and Global Studies Programs, and the Lecture Committee

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History Pizza Party – Tuesday, October 27

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Early Modern European History Position

Tenure Track Position in Early Modern European History The Department of History at Williams College seeks to make an appointment at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track) in early modern European history beginning in the Fall of 2016. Ph.D. in hand or expected by September 2016. We will consider applicants with research interests in any

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SIBLINGS and RIVALS: Muslims and Jews in France Since World War I

A talk by ETHAN B. KATZ, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati MONDAY, OCTOBER 19 4:15 PM – GRIFFIN 6 Ethan Katz was educated at Amherst College and the University of Wisconsin and currently is an assistant professor of History at the University of Cincinnati.  He is the author of The Burdens of

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New Classes for Fall 2015!

HIST 137 Victorian Britain and the Anglo-Afghan Wars Chris Waters Tue/Thu – 9:55 am to 11:10 am Long before the US and its allies fought the recent war in Afghanistan (2001-14), Britain fought three Afghan Wars. Now almost forgotten, dusty reminders of Britain’s imperial past, they were crucial moments in the “Great Game”, the rivalry

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The South in Black and White: Professors Leslie Brown and Charles Dew ’58

The South in Black and White:  Professors Leslie Brown and Charles Dew ’58 weave history and memory to help students understand how lives lived on opposite sides of the color line come together in one place. Interview by Peter Murphy “The history of the American South is a racial one, where blacks and whites lived

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HIST 301 at WEPO???

Great news for History Majors studying abroad at the Williams-Exeter Programme at Oxford!  You can now take a course that will fulfill your HIST 301 requirement.  The course entitled, Historiography:  Tacitus to Weber, is considered a Williams course on the discipline of history. HISTORIOGRAPHY: TACITUS TO WEBER There are two routes commonly pursued in the

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