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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.

Wednesday, May 17th
4:30 p.m.

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

The Behrman Award is given annually to selected faculty members of Princeton's humanities departments, in recognition of research, publication, teaching, or other distinguished service to the University community.

Michael Gordin, the Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Princeton, will serve as director of the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, effective July 1.

Clockwise from top left: Pablo F. Gómez, Jacco Dieleman, Jack Tannous (Executive Secretary), Carl Wennerlind, Caley Horan, Shennette Garrett-Scott, and Angela Creager (Director).  Not pictured:  Giovanni Ceccarelli (first semester Fellow) and Vanessa Ogle.

Jacob Dlamini created the class "White Hunters, Black Poachers: Africa and the Science of Conservation," which he taught for the first time this semester, to help students understand the cultural and political assumptions that underpin conservation, but are often passed off as science.

Matthew Karp discusses his new book, This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy.

April 24, 2017
211 Dickinson Hall

Charles Gillispie's legacy continues through an endowment for the Charles C. and Emily R. Gillispie Chair in the History of Science and a new Sachs scholarship that brings students from England to study at Princeton.

Brown’s exploration of the era’s dynamism has driven his career. Specializing in the transition from ancient to medieval times, as well as the rise of Christianity, he has authored a dozen books, garnered numerous honors, and earned international acclaim.