Category Archives: Events

LA Freed Slaves Data on Slave Biographies

Louisiana Freed Slaves Data Now Available on Slave Biographies Dr. Brian Mitchell teams up with Matrix and the Department of History to publish data on almost 3,000 freed slaves from Antebellum New Orleans.   MSU Matrix Center for the Digital Humanities and the Department of History are pleased to announce the publication online of data […]

Liu Wins CCK Fellowship

PhD candidate Shaonan Liu won a Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange. His dissertation title: “‘The Chinese Are Coming’: A History of Chinese Migrants in Nigeria”. His field is writing and research in the field or Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences. The grant period is one year […]

Veit on BBC

Professor Helen Veit was an interview subject for the “Talking Rot” episode of the BBC Food Chain podcast, broadcast on June 1.

Siegelbaum Contributes to Grad Institute, Geneva Publication

The Graduate Institute, Geneva (Switzerland) has published From Communism to Anti-Communism: Photographs from the Boris Souvarine Collection at the Graduate Institute, Geneva,  a very handsome coffee table book containing four contributions by me. The electronic version of the book can be accessed at

Siegelbaum Contributes to Sports History Handbook

Lewis Siegelbaum is happy to announce the publication of The Oxford Handbook of Sports History  (OUP, 2017) in which he and his son Sasu (the sports expert in the family) have a contribution – “Class and Sport” (pp. 429-444). This appears in Part VII. Reconsidering Established Categories and Contemplating New Ones. The volume also contains contributions from […]