Department of History


"Seven Crashes" by Harold James Shortlisted for 2024 Lionel Gelber Prize

The prize recognizes the best non-fiction book on international affairs published in English.

"Middle Ages for Educators" Website Awarded Grant from the Medieval Academy of America

The grant from the Medieval Academy of America will fund a competition to foster the development of engaging web content and resources for the platform.

Faculty Author Q&A: Thomas Conlan on “Kings in All But Name”

Thomas Conlan speaks with the Department of East Asian Studies about his newest book, published January 2024 by Oxford University Press.

Creager Awarded NEH Grant

The grant will support the research and writing of a book, “Environment, Mutation, Cancer: A History of the Ames Test.”

Read the Latest Issue of the Princeton Historical Review, Winter 2024

Featuring papers written by:

Alex S. MacArthur
Juliette Carbonnier
Anika Asthana

Edited by Sam Bisno


Eichmann the Defendant Sixty-Three Years Later: The Archives, The Trial, The Narratives
A Lecture by Fabien Théofilakis
Feb 27, 2024, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Modern Europe Workshop | Liya Xie & Bianca Centrone
Feb 28, 2024, 12:00 pm1:20 pm
Economic History Workshop | Rebecca L. Spang, Indiana University Bloomington
"Whose Problem was Small Change?"
Feb 28, 2024, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

In Memoriam

Arno Mayer, Elie Wiesel Award Honoree and Eminent Historian of Modern Europe, Dies at 97

Arno Joseph Mayer, Dayton-Stockton Professor of History, Emeritus, passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2023. Professor Mayer joined Princeton’s faculty in September of 1961 and retired in September of 1993.