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May 18, 2020

The History Faculty is soliciting nominations for the 2020 History Undergraduate Writing Prize, honoring excellence in historical research and writing.  There are three awards of $300 that honor MIT historians John W. Dower, Pauline Maier, and Bruce Mazlish. 

 

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May 13, 2020

Anne McCants , Clues from climate change in history

How, in the nadir of the Little Ice Age, did the Dutch create a Golden Age?  Read More

April 22, 2020

Pouya Alimagham’s book, “Contesting the Iranian Revolution: The Green Uprisings"

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Most observers of Iran viewed the Green Uprisings of 2009 as a '

April 17, 2020

Notes from a historian — and director of the MIT Concourse Program — for her students and others

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April 17, 2020

Student Spotlight: Charlotte Minsky '20

Meet the MIT Bilinguals : A passion for history and planetary science

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March 31, 2020

Ritvo wins Distinguished Scholar Award from the ASEH

Harriet Ritvo, the Arthur J. Conner Professor of History at MIT, teaches courses in British history, environmental history, the history of human-animal relations, and the history of natural history.

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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