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September 25, 2015

"The Political Culture of the Young Turk Revolution of 1908: Space, Symbolism, and Language"

Bedross Der Matossian, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Friday, September 25, 2015 
3:00 - 4:30 PM in E51-275

The jubilation and the revolutionary festivities that took place in

September 18, 2015

"Historic Trees and Historicized Tree-rings"

Jared Farmer, Stony Brook University
Friday, September 18, 2015 
2:30 - 4:30 PM in E51-095

Around 1900, curators at the American Museum of Natural History mounted a historical chronology onto the cross-section of a multi-

August 25, 2015

Discover History and Literature in Boston is a four-day introduction to the wide variety of historical and literary sites and resources in the greater Boston area. It is designed not only to introduce students to the history and literature of Boston (although we will do plenty of that) but also

August 18, 2015

The History Faculty extends a warm welcome to its newest members:  Tanalís Padilla, historian of Latin America who focuses on political and agrarian movements of modern Mexico, and Caley Horan, historian of the United States interested broadly in the cultural and intellectual transformations of

May 4, 2015

MIT possesses rich examples of print and manuscript materials from the late medieval and early modern worlds that are of great interest to History Faculty members in their teaching and research.  The Institute Archives and Special Collections is home to a substantial