Upcoming Events


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Past Events

April 2014

  • Tuesday April 29, 2014, 10:00 AM - Raytheon Amphitheatre. History Honors Reception and Phi Alpha Theta Induction

March 2014

  • Saturday March 22, 2014 to Sunday March 23, 2014 – Location 102 West Village G. Annual Graduate Student Conference in World History. This year’s theme is “Memory, Memorials, and Media: Re-Imagining World History” with Dan Cohen, the founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America will be giving the keynote address. Read more…

February 2014

  • Monday, February 10, 2014, 4:00 p.m. – Location 440 Egan, talk by David Lambert (University of Warwick) entitled “Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen’s African Georgraphy and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery”. Part of the Global History Seminar
  • Monday, February 24, 2014, 12:00 p.m. - 310R1 Renaissance Park. Gretchen Heefner will be giving a talk entitled “Roads to Nowhere: Engineering a Modern Libya, 1946-1952″

November 2013

  • Monday, November 4, 2013, 5:30 p.m. - Cabot-Cahners Room at Symphony Hall. Harlow Robinson will be giving a talk titled “Benjamin Britten’s War Requim: Music for the Civil War”. Free and open to the public.
  • Thursday, November 21, 2013, 4:00 p.m. – Location 440 Egan, talk by Ryan Crewe (University of Colorado, Denver) entitled “Pacific Purgatory: Spanish Dominicans, Chinese Sangleys, and the Entanglement of Mission and Commerice in Manila, 1580-1620.”  Part of the Global History Seminar

October 2013

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2013, 2:00 p.m. – 216 Meserve. talk by Professor Daniel Marston, of Australian National University, entitled “Rock in an Angry Sea? The Indian Army, 1945-47″
  • Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 4:15 p.m. – CGIS Knafel Building, Room K262, 1737 Cambridge Street, Harvard University. Professor Philip Thai will be holding a talk entitled “The War on Smuggling in Coastal China: Law, Policing, and State-Building” Please check out the following link for more information:
  • Monday, October 21, 2013, 4:00 p.m. – 440 Egan, talk by Romain Bertrand (Sciences Po, Paris) entitled “How to Write a Truly Non-Eurocentic History of “First Contact” Situations? Java and the Dutch, 1596-1629″. Part of the Global History Seminar
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 3:00 p.m. – 421 Snell, Open Access in the Digital Humanities: Panel session and discussion with Ryan Cordell, Ben Schmidt, and Julia Flanders.
  • Monday, October 28, 2013, 6:30 p.m. – 231 Forsyth, Christopher Parsons will be giving a talk titled “An American Tree in Paris: The hidden history of Robinia pseudoacacia in the first era of globalization”

September 2013

  • Thursday, September 26, 2013, 3:30 p.m. – 310 R1 Renaissance Park. talk by Professor Timothy Cresswell (Northeastern University) entitled “Writing Place: The Case of Maxwell Street, Chicago”

March 2013

  • Saturday, March 16, 2013, 5:15 p.m. – 102 West Village G. Donna Gabaccia (Professor of History, University of Minnesota) will deliver a presentation entitled, “From Immigration History to Mobility Studies,” as part of the Global History Seminar and the keynote address for the Annual Graduate Student Conference in World History.
  • Saturday & Sunday, March 16-17, 2013 – 102 & 104 West Village G. This year’s Annual Graduate Student Conference in World History is themed “Migration, Mobilities, and Movements: Crossing Boundaries in World History.”

February 2013

  • Thursday, February 21, 2013, 4:30 p.m. – 440 Egan Science Center. Eric Tagliacozzo (Associate Professor of History; Cornell University) will deliver a presentation entitled, “The Spice Trade as Asian History and as Global History,” as part of the Global History Seminar.

January 2013

  • Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 5:30 p.m. – 206 Egan Science Center. Undergraduate students are invited to attend the History Co-Op Information Session.

November 2012

  • Thursday, November 29, 4:00 p.m. - 206 Egan Science Center. Kerry Ward (Associate Professor of History; Rice University) will deliver a presentation entitled, “Transitional networks of empire: from slave trading to anti-slave trading at the Cape of Good Hope in the early nineteenth century,” as part of the Global History Seminar.
  • Wednesday, November 14, 2:00 p.m. - 206 Meserve Hall. “Tools of the Trade,” a professionalization workshop as part of the Graduate Student Colloquia Series.
  • Tuesday, November 13, 5:30 p.m. - 30 BehrakisNortheastern Public History Alumni Panel. This panel features alumni of Northeastern’s Public History program currently working as public historians at historical and cultural institutions in the Boston area.

October 2012

  • Thursday, October 25, 5:00 p.m. – 206 Meserve. Andrew Jarboe (Ph.D candidate, History) will launch our Faculty/Graduate Workshop Series. His talk is entitled “The Prisoner Dilemma: Indian POWs, Holy War, and the collapse of the Kaiserreich, 1918-1919.”
  • Thursday, October 18, 12:00 p.m. – 206 Meserve. Valentine Moghadam (Director of International Affairs, Professor of Sociology; Northeastern University) will be delivering a presentation entitled, “Revolutions, Democratic Transitions and Women after the Arab Spring,” as part of the Global History Seminar.
  • Thursday, October 4, 3:00pm - 206 Meserve. “An Informal Conversation on Teaching,” a professionalization workshop as part of the Graduate Student Colloquia Series.