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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

"Mesoamerican Medical Cultures and Colonial Public Health Campaigns Against Typhus in Eighteenth-Century Central America."  This talk will be given at the Health Policy and Management Seminar, Mel and Enid Zuckerman School for Public Health, University of Arizona.

Post date: Mon, 26/10/2015 - 12:49pm

October 15, 2015, at 2pm, in Saguaro Hall, Room 202

Post date: Tue, 13/10/2015 - 5:01pm

Grand Opening Reception, Celebrating the opening of the online exhibition, Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 6:30 - 8:30pm, Special Collections, University Libraries, 1510 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ  85721

Post date: Tue, 13/10/2015 - 12:14pm

The National Autonomous University of Mexico and The University of Arizona are pleased to invite you to four days of inaugural events for the Centro de Estudios Mexicanos en Tucson (CEM-T).  The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences encourages you to attend the informative sessions, featuring SBS faculty and students.

Post date: Mon, 21/09/2015 - 1:36pm

Water Schemes in Arid Lands: Global Historical Perspectives will be discussed by a panel of three visiting environmental historians, Sterling Evans, Louis Warren, and Meredith McKittrick on Tuesday, September 15, 5:30pm in room S107 (Haury Hall) in the new ENR2 Building.  For questions or information, please contact Katherine Morrissey, Associate Professor of History at the University of Arizona.

Post date: Mon, 14/09/2015 - 11:42am

History Professor Jeremy Vetter's new course on Food, Health, and Environment in U. S. History, HIST 357, is featured in the UA News as one of the courses currently being offered, which supports the UA's committment to sustainability and the environment.

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2015 - 12:33pm

Former UA Department of History Professor Michael Bonner was recently elected President of the South Carolina Historical Association.

Post date: Wed, 08/07/2015 - 8:56am

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