Ethan Segal’s essay, “Money and the State: Medieval Precursors of the Early Modern Economy,” appears in the newly released edited volume Economic Thought in Early Modern Japan (Brill), eds., Bettina Gramlich-Oka and Gregory Smits.
Archive for August, 2010
With support from a Fulbright fellowship, MSU History professor Peter Alegi, author of two books on soccer in Africa, continues this semester to teach and research in South Africa. On 3 September 2010, the German Academic Exchange Service, in cooperation with the South African Institute of International Affairs, hosts the final lecture of the “Extra Time” [...]
With sponsorship and support from Lyman Briggs College, History, and MSU Library’s Special Collection, Professor Georgina Montgomery has established the Women in Science Digital Collection. For more, see: http://womeninscience.history.msu.edu/ or visit the History Department’s Science, Technology and Medicine page.
From the Business Daily section: Business Daily is in the driving seat today. It’s all about cars. Steve Evans speaks to the historian Cotten Seiler of Dickinson College in Pennsylvania who wrote “Republic of Drivers: A Cultural History of Automobility in America” to explain cars and culture. And Steve hears from Lewis Siegelbaum who wrote [...]
Newest member to the department, Dr. Mark Waddell, was on The Rachel Maddow Show August 17 . Check him – and some of his research – out at the link! http://video.ca.msn.com/watch/video/harry-potter-and-the-academicians-exhibit/17y28gwu2