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2021-2022

The seminar will take place in-person and on Zoom. Registration required to attend.

Philip Nord is a preeminent historian of contemporary France. He spent 40 years in the Department of History, serving as chair from 1995-2001 and as director of the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies from 2012-16.

David Bell and John Haldon are among 84 new Fellows the British Academy has elected in recognition of outstanding achievement in the humanities and social sciences.

The Life of Simeon of the Olives: An Entrepreneurial Saint of Early Islamic North Mesopotamia by Robert Hoyland, Sebastian P. Brock, Kyle B. Brunner & Jack Tannous

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.

The Life of Simeon of the Olives by Hoyland, Brock, Brunner, and TannousThe Life of Simeon of the Olives: An Entrepreneurial Saint of Early Islamic North Mesopotamia

By Robert Hoyland, Sebastian P. Brock, Kyle B. Brunner, and Jack Tannous
July 2021

2020-2021

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.

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.

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