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...
Associate Professor Louise Walker will be giving a public lecture at the University of Cambridge in the UK later this month. Click here for more information
The American Academy in Berlin recently announced its Berlin Prize recipients for 2016-17. Included among them is Timothy Brown, professor of history at Northeastern. During his semester-long fellowship at the Academy this fall, Brown will examine “The Greening of Cold War Germany,” seeking to understand the commonalities and differences in environmentalism and related social movements in the Federal Republic…
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Regina Kazyulina, a PhD Candidate in World History, is giving a talk at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian studies at Harvard University this upcoming Friday, April 1st, 2.15 – 4.00pm. The title of her talk is “Gender and Collaboration in Ukraine during World War Two.” Click Here to find out more information about…
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Northeastern University will be hosting a Graduate Program Open House from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM on Saturday April 2, 2016. Click here for more information