March 31, 2020

Harriet has been awarded a Distinguished Scholar Award by the American Society for Environmental History.  

Here is a link to a list of past winners .

January 15, 2020

3 Questions with historian Kenda Mutongi
On Africa, women, power — and human decency Read More

January 6, 2020

How to Stage a Revolution
MIT History class explores the roots and complexities of revolutions across the globe. Read More

December 11, 2019

MIT historian Sana Aiyar sheds new light on the complexities of independence movements and global migration

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December 11, 2019

Spotlight on Lerna Ekmekçioğlu

Armenian Genocide Descendants Face Another Turkish Onslaught, One Century Later

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December 3, 2019

21H.S02 - Special Topics in History
Drugs and Data, an Introduction to Digital History
Monday/Wednesday, 1-2:30pm

Description:  In this class, you will learn how to use digital techniques in your historical research.  We will cover

December 2, 2019

21H.S01 - Special Topics in History
Greek Archaeology in the Digital Age
Tuesday/Thursday 2:30-4pm

Description:  This course explores the material culture of ancient Greece – the pots, temples, and tombs – and the people who made

October 21, 2019

Interview with Catherine Clark, the author of Paris and the Cliché of History: The City in Photographs, 1860-1970 (Oxford University Press, 2018). You can tune in