News & Announcements Archive


Emily Sneff , Class of ’12, featured in the New York Times

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 […]


2017 Mellon-CLIR Fellowship

2017 Mellon-CLIR Fellowship
Congratulations to History graduate student, Tara Tran–recipient of a 2017 Mellon-CLIR Fellowship for Dissertation Research in Original Sources. Congrats, Tara!


Congratulations to Sara Berry

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, […]


“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.” […]