Historical Studies

Many of the images we associate with the plague actually depict leprosy or smallpox. In fact, there are very few images of the Black Death from the time of the scourge. Monica H. Green , former Member in the School of Historical Studies, is...
Thomas Hegghammer , former Member and Visitor in the School of Historical Studies, sat down with the Guardian's Andrew Anthony to discuss his book Jihadi Culture: The Art and Social Practices of Militant Islamists (Cambridge University Press,...
Caroline Walker Bynum , Professor Emerita in the School of Historical Studies, has been elected to the British Academy as a Corresponding Fellow. Other elected Members include Gary Gerstle , Member (1990–91) in the School of Social Science; Kenneth...
Jonathan Haslam , George F. Kennan Professor in the School of Historical Studies, has launched a new blog, www.throughrussianeyes.com , to capture aspects of Russian affairs that are not covered in the mainstream media. The blog, which will provide insight into Russian...
The exhibition, A World of Emotions: Greece, 700 BC-200 AD , co-curated by Angelos Chaniotis , Professor of Ancient History and Classics in the School of Historical Studies; Nikolaos Kaltsas, Director Emeritus at the National Archeological Museum in Athens; and...
In his fall books preview, constituted by works he classifies as studies of “surveillance society and its discontents,” Scott McLemme of Inside Higher Ed includes Writing the World of Policing: The Difference Ethnography Makes (University of Chicago Press, October 2017) edited by James D...
Peter Paret , Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, has received the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. The award recognizes and honors the contributions of a living author for a body...
Angelos Chaniotis , Professor in the School of Historical Studies, joins Alexander Nehamas, Professor of the Humanities and of Comparative Literature and Philosophy at Princeton University, and New York Public Radio host Leonard Lopate, to discuss his co-curated exhibit A World...
Sabine Schmidtke , Professor in the School of Historical Studies, has been elected for nomination as a member of the Accademia Ambrosiana in Milan, Italy. The Academy Ambrosiana, formed inside the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, is comprised of over 370 members and focuses...
Former Visitor in the School of Historical Studies Linda Colley writes in the New York Review of Books : Historians can illumine the rash of civil warfare that has characterized recent decades more deeply than this. Whereas Armitage focuses here on the making and unmaking...
The exhibition "A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 B.C. – 200 A.D.," curated by Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, and currently on view at the Onassis Cultural Center, was featured on Channel Thirteen's NYC-ARTS weekly program. In this television appearance,...
Sharon Gerstel , Member (2010-11) in the School of Historical Studies, has been awarded the Maria Theocharis Prize by the Christian Archaeological Society in Greece.