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

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

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