Making a Modern Central Bank: The Bank of England, 1979–2003 by Harold James
Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History edited by Dan Edelstein, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Natasha Wheatley
After the Deportation: Memory Battles in Postwar France by Philip G. Nord
The Experimental Fire: Inventing English Alchemy, 1300-1700 by Jennifer M. Rampling
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the GHL is continuing to partner with a worldwide network of universities and NGOs to teach history in these challenging times.
The fellowship will support the completion of her book on an Alexander Gardner photograph from 1868 that illuminates an interlocking set of stories about westward expansion during and immediately after the Civil War.
The winner of this year's Carter Kim Combe (’74) History Prize for the best second semester junior research paper is Alec Israeli for his paper, “A New Era in the Struggle for Freedom: American Radicals and the Paris June Days of 1848."
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Alamri and Lanzillo are two of five new postdoctoral scholars at the Society of Fellows.
Emily Kern (Ph.D. 2018), Michael Gordin, and Erika Lorraine Milam won awards for their articles and books.
Next semester, we will welcome two new faculty members to the department: Laura Edwards and Edward Baring.
Elizabeth Bailey and Alec Israeli have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Photos credit: Sameer Khan/Fotobuddy LLC.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower/Clifford Roberts Fellowship supports scholars who study public policy.
Willard Peterson is the Gordon Wu '58 Professor of Chinese Studies, and Professor of East Asian Studies and History. Peterson is one of the world's foremost experts in 17th-century Chinese history. The transfer is effective July 1, 2020.
Six Princeton professors, including Keith Wailoo, talk about how the books on their shelves relate to their work and share what's on their summer reading lists. Many of their book choices reflect their scholarly research and personal perspectives on current crises related to the COVID-19 pandemic and racial injustice.
Resources for the upcoming year
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.