The Toynbee Prize Foundation has selected Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, as the recipient of the 2014 Toynbee Prize. The Prize, given every other year to a distinguished practitioner of global history, will be formally awarded at a session of the American Historical Association’s Annual Meeting in … Continue reading Dipesh Chakrabarty Named 2014 Toynbee Prize Recipient
The New Diplomatic History Network is moving to a new URL. Managed by Kenneth Weisbrode, the New Diplomatic History Network features content and news focused broadly on the historical study of diplomats, their methods and their cultural, political and social milieux. View the new site at http://newdiplomatichistory.org/.
Donna R. Gabaccia. Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global Perspective. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012. 288 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-13419-2. Reviewed by Judy T. Wu (Ohio State University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach Immigrant Foreign Relations In Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global Perspective, Donna R. Gabaccia offers a bold new interpretation that brings diplomatic history … Continue reading H-Net Review Publication: Wu on Gabaccia, 'Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global Perspective'
Friday 3 May at 17.00 Rothermere American Institute, Oxford All welcome No scholar has done more to explain and illuminate the history of the Atlantic and the nations and empires that have bordered it than Professor Sir John Elliott, FBA. For more than fifty years, his work has shaped the understanding of European settlement and … Continue reading Rothermere American Institute Inaugural Lecture: Prof Sir John Elliott: ‘Spanning the Atlantic’
Al-Andalus: History, Memory and Meaning http://alandaluscuny.commons.gc.cuny.edu/ February 8 2013 – 5-8 pm – Room C 197, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue, NY, NY Al-Andalus was a rare example where Muslims, Christians and Jews largely, if uneasily, co-existed and where, as a result of this intermingling, exceptional art, architecture and literature developed over the course … Continue reading Colloquium – Al-Andalus: History, Memory and Meaning (February 8 2013, CUNY Graduate Center)
Starting August 1, Martin Klimke will become a full research fellow at the German Historical Institute and most likely remain in DC for 5 years. Klimke is also engaged in two research projects on the global implications of The African American Civil Rights Movement and the nuclear crisis of the 1970/80s, respectively.
Ray Grew gave a talk on global history at the College of Wooster in February and offered advice on how they can incorporate global history into their interesting curriculum. This was part of a general review of their program that another outside historian and Grew undertook for them. Hopefully elements of global history will stick … Continue reading Ray Grew Speaks at College of Wooster
Jason Ralph has been awarded some funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (UK) to pursue his research project: “Law, War and the State of American Exception.” The central question driving the proposed research is whether the post-9/11 exception has now become the norm in US security policy and what this means for English … Continue reading Jason Ralph Receives Economic and Social Research Council Funding
Beginning in the Spring of 2008, the first of the nine volumes of the Globalization and Autonomy Series: Dialectical Relationships Facing the Contemporary World was published by UBC Press. For more information, see the McMaster’s Institute website.
Dr. Elliott R. Morss, an American economist, gave a series of lectures on Global Finance in November 2008 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The lectures came from the book Dr. Morss is writing on “Who Controls Global Capital”.