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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

Marty Blatt Serves as Commentator for Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Panel

Professor of the Practice Marty Blatt served as a commentator at the Grand Rounds final presentations for the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ) clinic on August 13 at the Northeastern Law School. Other panelists included CSSH Dean Uta Poiger, MIT Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Melissa Nobles, Professor Kristin Madison…
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Assistant Professor Victoria Cain’s Book “Life on Display” earns History of Education Society’s Annual Book Prize

Assistant Professor Victoria Cain’s book, Life on Display, has just been honored by with the History of Education Society’s Annual Book Prize, awarded to the year’s best book in the field.

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