Davis Center News
New Journal Issue: The Decolonization of International Law
This special issue of the Journal of the History of International Law, edited by former Associate Director Natasha Wheatley and Yale’s Samuel Moyn, came out of a Davis Center conference on the subject: Journal of the History of International Law / Revue d'histoire du droit international Volume 23 Issue 1 (2021) (brill.com).
Book by Former Davis Fellow Pierre Fuller Out in 2022
Pierre Fuller's forthcoming book Modern Erasures: Revolution, the Civilizing Mission, and the Shaping of China’s Past will be published in early 2022 by Cambridge University Press.
Announcing the 2021-22 Davis Center Fellows and Postdoc
Thomas Dodman, Lawrence Glickman, Durba Mitra, Nathan Perl-Rosenthal, Neslihan Senocak, Juned Shaikh, Asif Siddiqi, Charles Walker, and postdoc Sara Kozameh.
New Book: Risk on the Table
Risk on the Table: Food Production, Health, and the Environment came out of a joint Davis Center conference/History of Science workshop.
Building on Stone: Perspectives on the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies at Fifty
Building on Stone, edited by Angela N. H. Creager, celebrates fifty years of the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies.
Incoming Davis Center Fellow Thomas Dodman (Columbia University) was interviewed in Le Monde about his book, just translated into French, on the surprising history of nostalgia as a disease: « Les populismes montrent toute l’emprise d’une politique de la nostalgie » (lemonde.fr)
2020-21 Davis Center Fellows and Postdoc
The fellows for 2020-21 are Zara Anishanslin, Kate Cooper, Thomas Dodman, Durba Mitra, Cristina Soriano, Massimiliano Tomba, and Kirsten Weld. Sara Kozameh joins us as postdoctoral fellow.
2020-21 Davis Center Fellows Picnic (Kate Cooper, Sara Kozameh, Kirsten Weld not pictured)
Davis Center Fellows and Postdoc, 2019-2020
The fellows for 2019-2020 are Debjani Bhattacharyya, Malachi Crawford, Rohit De, Sarah Ghabrial, Stuart McManus, Mary Mitchell, Benjamin Nathans, Judith Surkis, and Karl Ubl. George Aumoithe remains with us for the second year of his postdoc.
Former Davis Center Fellow William Deringer’s *12 Calculated Values Wins Kenshur Prize
His book, Calculated Values: Finance, Politics, and the Quantitative Age, was recognized by the Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Indiana University as the year's best book in eighteenth-century studies.
New Shelby Cullom Davis Center Volume Released September 2019
Formations of Belief: Historical Approaches to Religion and the Secular is edited by Philip Nord, Katja Guenther, and Max Weiss.