Recent News

Jack Tannous's book, The Making of the Medieval Middle East: Religion, Society, and Simple Believers, received the James Henry Breasted Prize.

George Aumoithe
Debjani Bhattacharyya
Stuart McManus
Benjamin Nathans
Judith Surkis
Karl Ubl

Thursday, October 3, 2019
East Pyne Courtyard

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.

Friday, October 4, 2019
1:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Saturday, October 5, 2019
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Alum Sarah Seo discusses her new book, Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom, with Princeton Alumni Weekly's podcast.

Yaacob Dweck's new book, published August 2019, tells the story of the Sephardic rabbi who alone challenged Sabbetai Zevi's improbable claims and warned his fellow Jews that their Messiah was not the answer to their prayers.

During the 2019-20 academic year, CCH will host five art exhibits in Dickinson Hall.

In 2020-22, the Davis Center seeks applications from historians working on revolutionary change in any period of human history, and in any area, including (but not limited to) the histories of politics, culture, ideas, social structure, gender relations, sexuality, race relations, religion and the environment.

This fall, we will welcome a new faculty member to the department, Isadora Moura Mota.

Formations of Belief: Historical Approaches to Religion and the Secular is edited by Philip Nord, Katja Guenther, and Max Weiss.

Transfers are effective July 1, 2019.

The Department of History and the Program in History of Science congratulate their 28 new doctorates who were honored in a hooding ceremony on Monday, June 3.

Congratulations to all members of the History Undergraduate Class of 2019.

An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States by Rosina Lozano has been awarded the Language & Linguistics Award from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and the Immigration and Ethnic History Society First Book Award.

Since joining the Princeton faculty in 2013, Lozano has been regarded by students as a “professor who will challenge you but support you every step of the way,” undergraduate Katherine Fleming '19 says. “She does not want perfection; she wants real growth and commitment.”

Other recipients include a chancellor, former Harvard President, an editor, a museum director, and distinguished professors.

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

Nancy Weiss Malkiel and David Cannadine were inducted into APS’ humanities class.