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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

Molly Nebiolo accepted to the 2018 Concordia University international summer graduate school with a full tuition award

    Molly Nebiolo, a doctoral student in history, was accepted to the 2018 international summer graduate school at Concordia University (Montreal), with a full tuition award. This year’s focus will be on environmental and food history of Montreal/ North America. Congratulations Molly!

Doctorate of History Student Bridget Keown Accepts Fellowship at the Humanities Center

Current doctoral candidate in history Bridget Keown has accepted a fellowship at Northeastern University’s Humanities Center. The fellowship will last an academic year and will focus on the theme of “Cultures of Ability”. Congratulations Bridget!

Recent Doctorate of History Alum Dr. Sana Tannoury-Karam Accepts Postdoctoral Position at Rice University

The Department of History is pleased to announce that Dr. Sana Tannoury-Karam has accepted a postdoctoral position in Middle East History at Rice University located in Houston, Texas. Dr. Tannoury-Karam successfully defended her dissertation entitled  “The Making of a Leftist Milieu: Anti-Colonialism, Anti-Fascism, and the Political Engagement of Intellectuals in Mandate Lebanon, 1920-1948” last December. Please join us in…
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History majors Ian Donnelly and Meghan Jones to present at the 4th annual CSSH Undergraduate Research Forum on March 22nd

Two undergraduate history majors have been chosen present at the 4th Annual CSSH Undergraduate Research Forum which will take place Thursday March 22, 2018 from 2 – 5:30 PM at 909 Renaissance Park. Ian Donnelly: “The Redistricting Visualization Project: Envisioning the Congressional Redistricting Process in the United States” Meghan Jones: “Reddit Responses to the San…
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History Events


States of Incarceration Exhibit at Northeastern University

  Please mark your calendar for Northeastern University’s States of Incarceration exhibit and opening reception. The exhibit will be open to the public and available for viewing in International Village, 1155 Tremont St., Boston, from March 19 – May 15, 2018. We hope you will attend the exhibit opening reception on March 22 at 6pm.   States of Incarceration, a national…
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