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Northeastern University History Department: Institutional Home of the World History Association

In summer 2015, the World History Association moved its institutional headquarters to Northeastern University’s History Department, home to one of the oldest and most successful World History Ph.D. programs in the country. The Department is pleased to enter into this partnership with the premier World History  organization in the world.

History News

Professor Gretchen Heefner’s publishes article called ““A Slice of their Sovereignty”: Negotiating the U.S. Empire of Bases, Wheelus Field, Libya, 1950-1954”

Assistant Professor Gretchen Heefner recently had her article “A Slice of their Sovereignty”: Negotiating the U.S. Empire of Bases, Wheelus Field, Libya, 1950-1954″ published online in Diplomatic History, Vol 0.0 (2015). Check out the link to read about her research on bases in Libya.

Heather Streets-Salter interviewed by New Books in World Affairs for her co-authored book, Empires and Colonies in the Modern World

Heather Streets-Salter was interviewed by New Books in World Affairs for her co-authored book, Empires and Colonies in the Modern World Click on the link below to listen to the interview: Interview with Heather Streets-Salter

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History Events

10/28/2015

Jeffrey Burds to present “Shmal’tsovniki: Civilian Bounty Hunters in German-Occupied Galicia, 1941-1944” at Harvard

Associate Professor Jeffrey Burds will be presenting “Shmal’tsovniki: Civilian Bounty Hunters in German-Occupied Galicia, 1941-1944” as part of the Jews of Russia / Eastern Europe Seminar on Wednesday, October 28th. WHERE: CGIS 3rd Floor, Room S250 Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University Center for Government and International Studies 1727 Cambridge Street, Off Harvard…
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10/22/2015

The Trouble with Empire: Challenges to Modern British Imperialism: Talk by Antoinette Burton, Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana

Antoinette Burton, Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, will deliver a talk entitled “The Trouble with Empire: Challenges to Modern British Imperialism” on Wednesdays, October 22nd from 4:00 – 5:30 PM. Event will be held at 909 Renaissance Park located on Northeastern University’s Campus. Please read the attached flyer…
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