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On June 5, 75 seniors who concentrated in History graduated as part of Princeton University’s Class of 2018. The day before, at Class Day, they gathered with faculty, friends, and family to celebrate their many achievements.

Robert Karl's book Forgotten Peace has been released in Spanish translation as La paz olvidada. He spoke with Colombian newspaper El Espectador about the book's significance for Colombia's national conversation on violence, peace, and the past.

The prize is given to the author(s) of the most significant book on the U.S. Congress, as chosen by the Hardeman Prize National Selection Committee.

This fall, we will welcome three new faculty members to the department:
Rhae Lynn Barnes (U.S. Cultural History)
Michael Blaakman (American Revolutionary Era)
Iryna Vushko (Modern Continental Europe).

He will be there for sabbatical working on a new book, a biography of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, to be published in the Jewish Lives Series of Yale University Press.

June 2018

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