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 historians John W. Dower, Pauline Maier, and Bruce Mazlish. This year's reciepients are:
Spotlight on Lerna Ekmekçioğlu,
MIT News : Learning to study a painful past
Lerna Ekmekçioğlu studies pioneering Armenian women of the 19th and 20th centuries — and helps other scholars enter her field. Read more
Kenda Mutongi Named Finalist for Elliott P. Skinner Award
Kenda Mutongi, Member (2004–05) in the School of Social Science, has been named a finalist for the 2018 Elliott P. Skinner Book Award, for
The Der Mugrdechian SAS Outstanding Book Award for 2015-17 :
This semester, students in 21H.009, "World History and Its Fault Lines Since 1800," are exploring multiple perspectives on imperialism and nationalism with a group of students at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan, through real-time video conferences and online collaborations. Their tasks include
Kenda Mutongi, Professor of African History at Williams College and Visiting Professor of History at MIT, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Martin A. Klein Prize for the book Matatu: A History of Popular Transportation in
The History Faculty is soliciting nominations for the 2018 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.
The XVIII World Economic History Congress is taking place on the campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Cambridge Marriott, Kendall Square from July 29-August 3, 2018. Professor Anne McCants, History, MIT, is the Chair of the Organizing Committee for this major conference.