Emmanuel Kreike, Professor of History, presented a talk, "Environcide: War, Society, and Environment," as part of the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) Faculty Seminar Series.
Students Recreate Relics to Dig into Viking History
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.
A Dictionary of Academic Terms That Is Also a Meditation on Work
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."
Historian of Science Milam Traces Evolutionary Theory Through Time
Since Charles Darwin first put forth his theory of sexual selection in the 19th century, there has been endless debate about what drives procreation. What is the relationship between male-male competition and female choice? And can animals truly exercise “choice?”
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.
The New York Review of Books examines the Princeton & Slavery Project and similar initiatives by American universities to investigate their involvement with the institution of slavery.
"Can History Help?"
Friday, March 2, 2018
The British Museum
Princeton students, faculty and staff respond to the global refugee crisis by teaching and facilitating a free online course on global history at Camp Azraq, a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.