History can tell us a lot about environmental upheaval, according to Princeton history professor and PEI associated faculty John Haldon and alumnus Lee Mordechai.
Tera Hunter Wins Organization of American Historians Prize for Book on Slave Marriage
The Nickliss Prize is given for the most original book in U.S. women’s and/or gender history, and it acknowledges the generations of women whose opportunities were constrained by the historical circumstances in which they lived.
The Trenton Project Documents 50 Years of History
To examine the civil unrest in Trenton that followed the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Woodrow Wilson School Documentary Film Specialist Purcell Carson and History Professor Alison Isenberg are leading an initiative called The Trenton Project.
Ekaterina Pravilova Won Guggenheim Fellowship
Pravilova was awarded the Guggenheim for her project “Political Money: A History of the Russian Ruble, 1768-1917.”
In the Princeton course “The Vikings: History and Archaeology,” guest Nancy Troske, a Princeton-based jewelry artist, led students in a lesson that allowed them to create personal items similar to those found in Viking culture.
The New Yorker calls Keywords; For Further Consideration and Particularly Relevant to Academic Life, etc., edited by D. Graham Burnett, Matthew Rickard, and Jessica Terekhov, "a slim, passionate, and funny book."
Emmanuel Kreike, Professor of History, presented a talk, "Environcide: War, Society, and Environment," as part of the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) Faculty Seminar Series.
Yair Mintzker's book, The Many Deaths of Jew Süss: The Notorious Trial and Execution of an Eighteenth-Century Court Jew, won the Gerrard and Ella Berman Memorial Award for history.