Department of History

Co-sponsored Event

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:

Cemil Aydin

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Islamicate Studies Working Group* at the University of Pittsburgh presents: Cemil Aydin, Professor of History, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Keisha Blain Book Symposium

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Please join us for the launch of Keisha Blain's new book, Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom (University of Pennsylvania Press, February 2018).  Invited commentators will be Robert Trent Vinson, Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Associate Professor History and Africana Studies, The College of William and Mary; Lisa Tetrault, Associate Professor of History, Carnegie Mellon University.  Event co-hosted by the program in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies.