News of the School
The Royal Academy of Belgium, Classe des Lettres et des Sciences morales et politiques, elected Angelos Chaniotis, Professor of Ancient History and Classics, Associate Member in recognition of his outstanding scientific work.
Professor Angelos Chaniotis was appointed member of the National Council of Research, Technology, and Innovation in Greece.
Roundtable discussion - The Uses and Abuses of History: Responding to the War in Ukraine
Resources for the Lunaape/Delaware Living Land Acknowledgement supporting the intellectual inquiry of the indigenous Lunaape and IAS communities, including announcements of upcoming collaborations, recordings of past events, readings, maps, and podcasts.
Iris Montero-Sobrevilla, Member in the School of Historical Studies, wins the 2021 American Society for Ethnohistory Robert F. Heizer Award for her article, "The Disguise of the Hummingbird: On the Natural History of Huitzilopochtli in the Florentine Codex" published in Ethnohistory, Volume 67, Number 3
Sabine Schmidtke elected corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Former Member Father Columba Stewart (2016/17), executive director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, was named by the National Endowment for the Humanities the 2019 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities. This is the highest honor bestowed by the federal government for contributions to the humanities.
Former Member Bonnie Effros (2015/16) has been awarded the 2018 Alf Andrew Heggoy Book Prize by the French Colonial Historical Society for her book Incidental Archaeologists: French Officers and the Rediscovery of Roman North Africa (Cornell University Press), on which she worked during her membership at the IAS.