Professor Hanno Balz was recently featured, as a guest historian, on part one of the June 8th episode of the BBC Podcast The Inquiry titled, “How Do You Report Terrorism?” where he discusses the media impact of terrorism in relation to the Red Army Faction in 1970s Germany.
News & Announcements Archive
June 1, 2017
The History Department Welcomes Martha Jones By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The Department of History is pleased to announce that Martha Jones has just joined the Department as The Society of Black Alumni Professor of History. Professor Jones was formerly Presidential Bicentennial Professor and Arthur Thurnau Professor of History at the University of Michigan. Professor Jones is the author of All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African […]
May 25, 2017
Krieger Diversity Award Winner By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Congratulations to History graduate student, Mo Speller, on winning a Krieger Diversity Recognition Award granted by the university’s Diversity Leadership Council! Mo won an Individual Award for his tireless work to create a more diverse, equitable university through service, teaching, and research. Mo spearheaded the creation of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Graduate Student Group […]
May 23, 2017
Emily Sneff , Class of ’12, featured in the New York Times By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Read about the important discovery made by alumna Emily Sneff as project manager with Harvard’s Declaration Resources Project. Emily, who majored in History, wrote her senior thesis on Sir John Sloane’s ‘Nicknackatory’ and worked at the American Philosophical Society Museum before moving to Harvard. Congratulations, Emily!
April 24, 2017
History Alumna receives Carlton C. Qualey Memorial Article Award By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Congratulations to alumna, Krystyn Moon, Associate Professor of History at the University of Mary Washington–and recipient of the Carlton C. Qualey Memorial Article Award for the best article in the Journal of American Ethnic History in the past 2 years. The article is titled, “The Alexandria YWCA, Race, and Urban (and Ethnic) Revival: The Scottish […]
April 24, 2017
2017 Mellon-CLIR Fellowship By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Congratulations to History graduate student, Tara Tran–recipient of a 2017 Mellon-CLIR Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources. Congrats, Tara!
January 17, 2017
Call for Papers: “Spain and the American Revolution” Conference (June 2018) By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Call for Papers The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Ninth Annual Conference on the American Revolution Spain and the American Revolution The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland June 8-10, 2018 The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invite proposals for papers to be presented at the Ninth SAR Annual Conference on the American Revolution. […]
January 10, 2017
‘National Geographic’ gives best-of-year nod to JHU historian By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Prof. Nathan Connolly helped digitize records of redlining in Mapping Inequality, an interactive database that allows users to search hundreds of maps and documents that contributed to housing discrimination beginning in the 1930s.
December 22, 2016
Prof. Connolly to co-host ‘Backstory with the American History Guys’ By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
N.D.B. Connolly will soon become a co-host of the national radio program and podcast BackStory with the American History Guys which brings historical perspective to current events. You can read more about BackStory at The Hub, VFH News, and the BackStory Radio’s website.
December 6, 2016
Congratulations to Sara Berry By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The History Department congratulates Sara Berry, who has been honored with the 2016 Distinguished Africanist Award from the African Studies Association for a “lifetime of distinguished contributions to African Studies”. Congratulations, Sara!