Welcome to the Department of History
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.
Abby Mullen Helps Bring Military History Into the Digital Age
Northeastern, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted a two-day workshop on Oct. 10-11 to introduce military historians to digital tools that could help them advance their own work and forge new collaborations with colleagues.
Victoria Cain Publishes New Book
Rich with archival detail and compelling characters, Life on Display uses the history of biological exhibitions to analyze museums’ shifting roles in twentieth-century American science and society. History professor Victoria E. M. Cain and her co-author, Karen A. Rader, chronicle profound c...
Governor Charlie Baker has recently appointed Dr. William H. Fowler, Distinguished Professor of History here at Northeastern, to the Board of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities.
Second year Public History MA student, Aubrey Butts, in her role as the Northeastern University Archive Exhibition Assistant recently helped complete a display and online exhibit for the Northeastern University Physical Therapy Program for their Centennial. There is an exhibit now on display on the fourth floor of the Behrakis Health Sciences Center at Northeastern…
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Professor Tim Brown will be presenting “An Uprising in the Zone of the Spirit: Reflections on Religion and Social Movements around 1968” as part of the Faculty Works-In-Progress on October 19th
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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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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