Department of History

Co-sponsored Event

B.Z. Kedar, Professor Emeritus of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Aerial Photographs as Historical Sources: The Case of Palestine/Israel

An aerial photograph amounts to an objective source about the physical features of the area it covers. Unlike a ground photo that is determined by the photographer’s preferences or manipulations, the aerial photo shows all the details that a camera’s lens recorded mechanically.

Dan Michman

Monday, October 8, 2018

The Department of History and the Jewish Studies Program present: Dan Michman, head of the International Institute for Holocaust Research and Incumbent of the John Najmann Chair of Holocaust Studies. He is also Emeritus Professor of Modern Jewish History, Chair of the Arnold and Leona Finkler Institute of Holocaust Research and Incumbent of the Abraham and Edita Spiegel Family Chair in Holocaust Research at Bar-Ilan University. 

World History Center Graduate Student Conference

Friday, August 24, 2018

A symposium sponsored by the World History Center and organized by graduate students in the Department of History, Globalizing World History will bring together local faculty, regional graduate students, and world historians, into conversation about the trajectory of world history across borders and disciplines. To register and for more information on this symposium, please click the following link:

https://www.worldhistory.pitt.edu/event/globalizing-world-history