Bruce Mazlish: A Tribute

As readers of the Toynbee Prize Foundation’s blog will have learned from our earlier postings, Bruce Mazlish, Professor Emeritus of History and the President of the Toynbee Prize Foundation from 1986 to the late 1990s, passed away on November 27, 2016. Since news of Mazlish’s death was reported, media from The New York Times to … Continue reading Bruce Mazlish: A Tribute

Roland Benedikter, Reflections on Bruce Mazlish

The late Bruce Mazlish was a more than generous mentor for Europeans like me whom he saw in accordance with the mission of enlightenment, modernization, the promotion of freedom, critical liberalism and, in his view of particular importance, the ties between Europe and the United States and the mutual understanding between globalized (and globalizing) civilizations. … Continue reading Roland Benedikter, Reflections on Bruce Mazlish

Raymond Grew, Reflections on Bruce Mazlish

This Foundation’s focus on global history is due to Bruce Mazlish’s ideas, skillful leadership, and personal gifts. To understand why that came to be, how he was so influential, becomes a way to celebrate his life. His commitment to global history evolved from his belief that the study of history is central to an understanding … Continue reading Raymond Grew, Reflections on Bruce Mazlish

TPF Executive Director Gives Lecture on Toynbee Prize Foundation and the Evolution of Global History at ISS (Yale University)

Visiting International Security Studies at Yale University this previous week, Toynbee Prize Foundation Executive Director Timothy Nunan gave a talk entitled “Perspectives on International and Global History: A View from the Toynbee Prize Foundation.” Appearing before a mixed audience of undergraduates, Master’s students, PhDs, post-doctoral fellows, and professors, Dr. Nunan provided a brief overview of … Continue reading TPF Executive Director Gives Lecture on Toynbee Prize Foundation and the Evolution of Global History at ISS (Yale University)