who recently received a PhD Dissertation Award from the Latin American Studies Association Health, Science, and Technology Section for her recent dissertation, "Delivering the Nation, Raising the State: The Politics of Race and Gender in Bolivia's Obstetric Movement, 1900 - 1982," directed by Professor Jadwiga Pieper-Mooney.  The PhD Dissertation Award recognizes a PhD dissertation written in English, Spanish, or Portuguese, that makes a valuable contribution to the humanistic and social... Read more

Post date: Wed, 23/03/2016 - 4:47pm

On Easter Sunday, March 27, Professor and History Department Head, Kevin Gosner, will speak at The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Post date: Tue, 22/03/2016 - 1:38pm

Editor's note:  This is the second of a two-part interview Alexander C. Cook conducted with four specialists in the study of China's Cultural Revolution.  We will have at least one more post related to this year's anniversary of the Cultural Revolution, in the form of a list of suggested readings that flags recommended books, most of which deal with issues discussed in this tow-part interview.

Post date: Thu, 10/03/2016 - 2:25pm

Editor's note:  This is the first of a two-part roundtable interview we invited Alexander C. Cook, editor of the well-received Cambridge University Press book Mao's Little Red Book: A Global History, to conduct with four scholars who have been doing important work on the final decade of Mao Zedong's rule and were part of a recent American Historical Association panel that he chaired.

Post date: Thu, 10/03/2016 - 2:16pm

Congratulations to Anabel for receiving the Wilbur R. Jacobs Fellow at the Huntington Library for a one month fellowship, and an invitation to participate at the Grasping Waters Summer Institute at the University of Minnesota.

Post date: Wed, 09/03/2016 - 4:24pm

The Center of Mexican Studies of UNAM at Tucson, The Department of History at the University of Arizona, and the Consulate of Mexico in Tucson, are pleased to invite you to this Academic Discussion Panel on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at 11am, at The Special Collections Reading Room in the University of Arizona Main Library.

Post date: Tue, 08/03/2016 - 11:31am

Date and Time:  Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 7:00pm

Guest Lecturer:  Professor Thomas Kaufmann, Professor of Church History, University of Gottingen, Germany

Venue:  The University of Arizona, Fred Fox School of Music, Alice Y. Holsclaw Recital Hall

Information:  Call (520) 626-5448;  Lecture and reception are free of charge and open to the public.

Presented by:  The University of... Read more

Post date: Thu, 18/02/2016 - 3:36pm

His latest book, co-authored with Phillip B. Wagoner, Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India’s Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600, was awarded the John F. Richards Prize in South Asian History at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Atlanta.  And will be given the Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy Book Prize at the South Asian Studies meetings in Seattle in April.

Post date: Tue, 26/01/2016 - 3:55pm

Secil Uluisik, a Ph.D. Candidate in the History of the Middle East, earned the best paper award at the AATT annual meeting for her paper, "Untold Histories of the Ottoman Balkans: Continuity, Negotiating the Power, and Non-Muslim Provincial Elites, 1790s-1850s." Secil is spending this year in Vienna, Austria, with a fellowship at... Read more

Post date: Fri, 22/01/2016 - 2:56pm

"Behind the Men of Power: Women's Role in 20th Century Mexican Army" describes the gradual growth of women in one of the most important institutions in Mexico.  It explains the way and the reasons why their numbers have increased in a male predominant organization during the last two decades, going from more traditionally women-related activities such as nurses and secretaries, to combative positions like artillery, engineering, military police, as well as air and... Read more

Post date: Wed, 04/11/2015 - 4:18pm


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