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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

Louise Walker to give public lecture at the University of Cambridge

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

Professor Tim Brown Named One of the Recipients of the 2016 – 2017 Berlin Prize

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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History Events


“Gender and Collaboration in Ukraine during World War Two”: Talk by Ph.D. Candidate Regina Kazyulina at Harvard University

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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Graduate Programs Open House – April 2, 2016

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

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