TPF Trustee Jeremy Adelman on the Future of Global History

In an article published today in Aeon magazine, TPF trustee Jeremy Adelman asks the question “What is Global History Now?” Reflecting on the future of global history, he wonders: What is to become of this approach to the past, one that a short time ago promised to re-image a vintage discipline? What would global narratives look … Continue reading TPF Trustee Jeremy Adelman on the Future of Global History

Jürgen Osterhammel Named 2017 Toynbee Prize Winner

The Toynbee Prize Foundation has selected Jürgen Osterhammel as the recipient of the 2017 Toynbee Prize. The Prize, given every other year to a distinguished practitioner of global history will be formally awarded at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in Denver, Colorado on January 6, 2017. Osterhammel is Professor of History … Continue reading Jürgen Osterhammel Named 2017 Toynbee Prize Winner