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4 History Honors Seminar Students Awarded CAS Travel Grants for Thesis Research

November 19th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Congratulations to History Honors seminar students: Katie Angelica, Julia Katzman, Jeremy Gray, and Ben Gagne-Maynard.   All four have won travel grants from CAS to conduct thesis research, with Julia and Jeremy winning awards to support travel to Israel and England, respectively.

Prof Schulman interviewed for “Why America Can’t Separate Religion and Politics” article in Arts & Sciences Newsletter

November 18th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

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Prof. Johnson interviewed in BUToday article about the 11/13 Paris attacks

November 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

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11/18 – IHI presents “Nuclear Proliferation: A Global Conversation”

November 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Attendance is limited to 50 persons, please RSVP via the following link to ensure a place:

7th edition of Prof. Capper’s “American Intellectual Tradition” two-volume series Released

November 13th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Twenty-six years ago Oxford University Press published the first edition of Charles Capper and David Hollinger’s American Intellectual Tradition (AIT). Since then both volumes have sold over 75,000 copies and have been regularly assigned in courses throughout the U.S. and the U.K., on the Continent, and most recently in Asia. More

Zach Fredman awarded the Spring 2016 Shotwell Fellowship

November 13th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Graduate student Zach Fredman was awarded the spring 2016 Shotwell Fellowship for his dissertation, “From Allies to Occupiers: Living with the U.S. Military in Wartime China, 1941–1945.” Drawing from new and overlooked sources in China, Taiwan, Myanmar, Great Britain, and the United States, his project explores the tensions that emerged... More

Prof Menegon presents papers focusing on European diplomatic missions to Beijing in the mid-18th century

November 12th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Professor Eugenio Menegon is on leave at the School for Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, in Princeton NJ this semester, where he is working on his current book project on “Europeans in Late Imperial Beijing.” As part of his research, he recently presented two papers, focusing on European diplomatic... More

11/12 – IHI presents “Science Goes to War: Technology, Triplanes & War Glamor,” a talk by Evan Hadingham

November 10th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

BU Undergraduate History Conference “Empire” – Call for Papers

November 6th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

History & IR Major Benjamin Gagne-Maynard (CAS ’16) Named Phi Kappa Beta Initiate

November 4th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Please join us in congratulating Benjamin Gagne-Maynard, who is to be initiated into The Phi Kappa Beta Society on December 2.  Phi Beta Kappa chapters “invite for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities.”  Congratulations, Benjamin!