Recent News

Four David A. Gardner '69 Magic "Mini-Grants" were awarded to Rhae Lynn Barnes, D. Graham Burnett, Isadora Moura Mota, and Martha Sandweiss.

The Nursing Clio Prize for Best Journal Article was awarded to Wangui Muigai's article, "Something Wasn’t Clean”: Black Midwifery, Birth, and Postwar Medical Education in All My Babies” (Bulletin of the History of Medicine).

Jason T. Sharples's first book, The World That Fear Made: Slave Revolts and Conspiracy Scares in Early America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020), is available now.

In the latest episode of the “We Roar” podcast, historian Keith Wailoo discusses how race, class, urban congestion and a failed public health system have contributed to the extraordinary gulf in coronavirus fatality rates.

Inky Fingers: The Making of Books in Early Modern Europe by Anthony Grafton
Voter Suppression in U.S. Elections by by Stacey Abrams, Carol Anderson, Kevin M. Kruse, Heather Cox Richardson, and Heather Ann Thompson; edited by Jim Downs
Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party by Julian E. Zelizer

Watch the Class Day Celebration for the Class of 2020.

Congratulations to all members of the History Undergraduate Class of 2020.

How will today's pandemic transform us and the world? Seven panels of leading historians of health and society drew over 3,800 attendees from 49 countries in two days of webinar discussions exploring the powerful echoes of past epidemics in the present COVID-19 crisis. Watch the recordings now.

Kevin Kruse, professor of history, has been elected to the Society of American Historians. The society was founded in 1939 to promote literary distinction in the writing of history and biography.

Murrin, a scholar of American colonial and revolutionary history and the early republic, was known for his many essays examining the country’s early social, religious, political and legal history.

The virtual series “Pandemics in the Past: From Prehistory to (Almost) the Present” features guest scholars from across the U.S and Europe and is coordinated by John Haldon and Helmut Reimitz.

Dweck, a Professor of History and the Program in Judaic Studies, will focus on his research project "Rabbinic Reactionaries in the Sephardic Diaspora: Notes on a Social Type."

The Society is the oldest learned society in the United States and was founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743.

When Rhae Lynn Barnes designed the syllabus for her spring course “People Get Ready: American Cultural History: 1800-1970,” that hard stop at 1970 was intentional. But the coronavirus pandemic changed her viewpoint in unexpected ways.

In the podcast, they examine epidemics from a historical and critical perspective—while also providing commentary on how the coronavirus pandemic is developing at our local levels.

Princeton Alumni Weekly looks behind the research and interviews Rosina Lozano.

He was awarded the Guggenheim for a new project on “Rabbinic Reactionaries in the Sephardic Diaspora: Notes on a Social Type.”

Know Your Remedies: Pharmacy and Culture in Early Modern China by He Bian
Safari Nation: A Social History of the Kruger National Park by Jacob Dlamini
Richard Hofstadter: Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, The Paranoid Style in American Politics, Uncollected Essays, 1956-1965 edited by Sean Wilentz
The Terrorist Album: Apartheid's Insurgents, Collaborators, and the Security Police by Jacob Dlamini

Princeton formalized a cooperative agreement with Kyoto University, whereby they created a joint documentary website to disseminate in public digital images of the ancient documents owned by the Kyoto University Museum.

The nonprofit organization provides educational opportunities to biographers and promotes charitable activities in the field of biography.