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Marina Rustow’s book, The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue, was named a finalist for a 2020 National Jewish Book Award in the “Writing Based on Archival Material” category.

Janet Kay talks about how she incorporated the coronavirus and the pandemic's effects into her course material for ART 361 / HIS 355 during the spring 2021 semester.

Navigating Socialist Encounters. Moorings and (Dis)Entanglements between Africa and East Germany during the Cold War is edited by Eric Burton, Anne Dietrich, Immanuel R. Harisch and Marcia C. Schenck.

During the fellowship, she will work on her project “Communicating Power and Sovereignty: Creek and Seminole Communication Networks, 1715-1880.”

The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values.

Watch the Class Day celebration for the Class of 2021 and join us in toasting their accomplishments.

Congratulations to all members of the History Undergraduate Class of 2021.

Professor William Chester Jordan received an honorary doctor of Humane Letters, honors causa from the Catholic University of America (CUA) at their commencement on May 14, 2021.

The mentoring award recognizes Princeton faculty members who nurture the intellectual, professional and personal growth of their graduate students.

Ort is one of 11 students recognized for their commitment to the undergraduate experience.

For his Dale project, he is studying the environmental impact — along with the attendant economic and cultural repercussions — of U.S. colonialism and the deep history of anti-colonial resistance in Hawaiʻi.

The German Historical Institute awards the prize for the best doctoral dissertation on a topic in German history written at a North American university.

The award recognizes excellence in teaching, commitment to working with and building relationships with undergraduates, and the ability to spark students’ intellectual interests.

The fellowship gives graduating seniors an opportunity to work as research assistants to scholars at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Tony Grafton and Tera Hunter will be at the Huntington Library, and Matthew Karp will be at the Cullman Center.

The project, "Proof of Concept Project to Extract Land Use Data from a Historical 1943 Orthomosaic through Machine Learning," is a collaboration between Emmanuel Kreike, Wangyal Tsering Shawa, and William Guthe.

Keith Wailoo, along with four other Princeton faculty members, have been elected to the Academy in recognition of their contributions to their respective fields.

Bhadrajee Hewage '20 was awarded a Clarendon Scholarship for DPhil study in History at Oxford next year.

The Society of French Historical Studies’ David H. Pinkney Prize is awarded to the most distinguished book in French history.

Mitra Sharafi, Professor of Law at UW-Madison, received the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award on April 6, 2021.