First Annual Summer History Institute (Dartmouth College), June 11-15, 2017

For readers of the Global History Blog working on European intellectual history, here’s a call for applications that should be of interest — a chance to attend a first-ever Summer History Institute at Dartmouth College convened by Toynbee Prize Foundation Vice-President Darrin McMahon, along with Udi Greenberg: The theme of the 2017 Institute is European Intellectual History since … Continue reading First Annual Summer History Institute (Dartmouth College), June 11-15, 2017

Dipesh Chakrabarty, “From Globalization to Global Warming: A Historiographical Transition”

The 2014 Toynbee Prize Lecture was delivered by Dipesh Chakrabarty (University of Chicago) on Saturday, January 3, 2015, at the 2015 American Historical Association Annual Meeting. In his lecture, entitled “From Globalization to Global Warming: A Historiographical Transition,” Professor Chakrabarty offers his reflections on the field of global history today. Prior to the talk, recorded … Continue reading Dipesh Chakrabarty, “From Globalization to Global Warming: A Historiographical Transition”

Toynbee Prize Foundation Leadership Featured in New York Review of Books

In the most recent issue of The New York Review of Books, Tamsin Shaw reviews Toynbee Prize Foundation Vice-President Darrin McMahon’s most recent work,  Divine Fury: A History of Genius (New York: Basic Books, 2013). “Darrin McMahon’s Divine Fury,” writes Shaw: does not shy away from the preposterous and the ridiculous, or from the disturbing and … Continue reading Toynbee Prize Foundation Leadership Featured in New York Review of Books

Toynbee Prize Foundation Announces New Leadership

Professor Dominic Sachsenmaier, a renowned scholar of Chinese and global history, will succeed Professor Raymond Grew as the President of the Toynbee Prize Foundation. Named after Arnold J.Toynbee, the Toynbee Prize Foundation was chartered in 1987 “to contribute to the development of the social sciences, as defined from a broad historical view of human society and of human and social … Continue reading Toynbee Prize Foundation Announces New Leadership