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David A. Bell discusses moral relativism and whether we should honor historical figures whose morality and actions are at odds with our own.

Michael McGovern has received a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst — DAAD) for intensive summer language study.

Damon Krukowski speaks with guests writer/activist Jeremiah Moss and historian Emily Thompson about how digital technology is privatizing public space.

Founded in 1902, the British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences.

Xin Wen will join the faculty in the fall as an assistant professor of East Asian Studies and History.

Natasha Wheatley will join the department in the fall as an assistant professor of Modern European history.

The Princeton and Slavery Project, a scholarly investigation of Princeton University’s historical engagement with the institution of slavery, will launch its website and host a scholarly symposium on November 17-18, 2017.

The Princeton and Slavery Project, a scholarly investigation of Princeton University’s historical engagement with the institution of slavery, will launch its website and host a scholarly symposium on November 17-18, 2017.

Transfers are effective July 1, 2017.

For her senior thesis in History, Nadia Diamond wrote about the Magdalen laundries in the Republic of Ireland.

Yair Mintzker discusses his new book, The Many Deaths of Jew Süss: The Notorious Trial and Execution of an Eighteenth-Century Court Jew.

These fellowships are the oldest source of support for education research, nationally and internationally, for recent recipients of the doctorate.

History senior Claire Ashmead intends to study writing at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

NPR's All Things Considered speaks with Emily Thompson about the earliest sound recording devices.

April 10, 2017
The Class of 2017 seniors are joined by their advisers to celebrate their thesis submission.

The conference will take place on Friday, May 26, 2017 in Israel.

Warren discusses what drew her to this period in American history, the emotional challenges of researching chattel slavery, and undoing national myths.

The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's achievements to date and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements.

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Peter Wirzbicki will join the faculty in the fall from the University of Chicago, where he has been an assistant professor since 2013.