John W. Dower's new book, The Violent American Century: War and Terror Since World War II
The History Faculty is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 History Undergraduate Writing Prizes, honoring excellence in historical research and writing. The three awards of $300 each honor MIT
"A Process Perspective on Evolution, Lineages and Species"
John A. Dupré
Director of the ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society and Professor of Philosphy at the University of Exeter
Thursday, May 11, 2017
cnr of Amherst and
"Asma's Vision of Ethiopia"
Bekalu Kifle, SHASS Pre-doctoral Fellow
May 3, 2017
1PM in E1-285
The History of the Galla and the Kingdom of Shoa was written by Asma Giyorgis between 1910 and the author's death in 1915. Kifle considers this work as a departure from the
Hiromu Nagahara's new book, Tokyo Boogie-Woogie: Japan’s Pop Era and Its Discontents
"Borders and railways: from the saint-simonianist chimera to the technodiplomatic disillusion (c. 1850-c. 1900)'
April 26, 2017
1 PM in E51-285
The Portuguese technocratic elites who, in mid-19th century, supported the development
Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History
"Historical Perspectives on Problematic Human-wildlife Encounters"
April 21, 2017
2:30 - 4:30 pm
cnr of Amherst and Wadsworth Street, Cambridge
"Global History and Global Hierarchies of Knowledge"
Much has been written about the history of historiography, and many debates have revolved around its future directions. These academic reflections have long largely focused on concepts and institutions - yet
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