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“Thinking Through Things in Qing China” Workshop

Professor Tobie Meyer-Fong will be running a workshop addressing issues related to material culture in Qing China at Johns Hopkins University, September 22-23, 2016, titled “Thinking Through Things in Qing China.” Workshop participants will consider special and everyday engagement with objects (via consumption, production, possession) by way of topics including, but by no means limited to, […]

ACLS/Luce Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Congratulations to alumna Ting Zhang (Assistant Professor at University of Maryland, College Park) for receiving an ACLS/Luce Post-Doctoral Fellowship in China Studies!

2015-16 Kouguell and Butler Prize Winners

Congratulations to History graduate student, Joe Wallace, winner of this year’s Butler Prize for best first year paper, for “TOO BIG TO GAOL: Insolvent Debtors on the Move in Maryland, 1786—1805”; and undergraduate History major, Anna Davis, winner of this year’s Kouguell Prize for best undergraduate thesis, for “Instrument of Empire: Logwood and the Making […]

SSHRC Fellowship

Congratulations to Jeremy Fradkin who has been awarded an SSHRC Fellowship for next year!

Amanda Herbert awarded Book Prize

Congratulations to Amanda Herbert, a recent JHU PhD, who has been awarded the book prize of the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women for the best book on women and gender in 2014 for her Female Alliances: Gender, Identity and Friendship in Early Modern Britain (Yale 2014).

Mintz Student Fellowship

Congratulations to Alexey Krichtal who has been awarded a Mintz Student Fellowship for Field Research to support his project, “Liverpool and Cotton: In the history of capitalism, industrialization, slavery, and the Atlantic economy.”

2016 Guggenheim Fellowships

Congratulations to Department Alumnus, Eliga Gould, and to Department Alumna, Nadja Durbach, for receiving Guggenheim Fellowships for 2016!