Prof. Sean Forner has been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities for Research in Germany, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He will be in residence at Berlin’s Humboldt University for 2012/13 to launch research on his next project, “Europe’s ‘First New Left’ and the Subterranean History of the [...]
Archive for May, 2012
In this show, Prof. Tom Turner (DR Congo country specialist, Amnesty International USA) discusses the politics of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, focusing on The Congo Wars and their complex political, economic and international dimensions, the obstacles to peace, as well as the ambiguities of the “Kony 2012″ campaign. Subscribe to the podcast on [...]
Benjamin Smith has just received a $90,000 British Library Endangered Archives grant for his project entitled: “From indigenous subjects to indigenous citizens: digitizing state- society relations in the State Archive of Oaxaca”.
Professor Kirsten Fermaglich was featured on “Who Do You Think You Are?” She helped Rashida Jones trace her family. http://www.nbc.com/who-do-you-think-you-are/video/rashida-jones/1399929
Professor Nwando Achebe’s Female King of Colonial Nigeria has won two awards, the Gita Chaudhuri Prize and The Babara “Penny” Kanner Prize from the Western Association of Women Historians. The Awards Banquet was held in Berkeley, CA on May 5, 2012.