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April 3, 2018
Abbas Amanat, newly appointed as the William Graham Sumner Professor of History, is a historian of the modern Middle East, early modern and modern Iran, and Shi’ism and the...
March 27, 2018
Denise Y. Ho, assistant professor of twentieth-century Chinese history, speaks to The China File’s Jonathan Landreth about her new book, Curating Revolution: Politics on...
March 22, 2018
When Justin Randolph transferred from an Alabama community college to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he thought he knew exactly what he would do with his...
March 16, 2018
In 1981, the playwright Zdena Tominová, on an extended visit to the West from her home in communist Czechoslovakia, traveled to Dublin to give a lecture. A critic of her...
March 15, 2018
Now that China’s National People’s Congress has voted – 2,958 to two – to abolish presidential term limits, Xi Jinping could rule China indefinitely, rather than completing a...
March 6, 2018
Sara Silverstein (PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in History, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs) has been awarded the World History Association Prize for her...
February 14, 2018
The black-and-white photograph shows four African American soldiers posed beside a solitary grave in the French countryside at the close of World War I.   An ornamental...