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Professor Norman Naimark is Norman awarded a 2020 Norris and Carol Hundley Award from the Pacific Coast Branch of the AHA, for his book Stalin and the Fate of Europe (Harvard University Press, 2019). The award is given annually for the most…

Berkeley Forum - Georgetown University - Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs

The first khutbah in Hagia Sophia after 86 years was read by Ali Erbaş, head of the Directorate of Religious Affairs, on July 24, 2020.…

Twenty-one people with Stanford affiliations are among this year’s recipients of grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The awardees include several members of the Class of 2020, as well as other recent Stanford alums, according to an…

The Tel Aviv Review Podcast Interview with Steven Zipperstein

The Kishinev Pogrom of 1903 was among the seminal events of modern Jewish history. The violence was memorialized in ways that shaped Jewish identity, from the early Zionist…

As people across the United States confront the nation’s legacy of slavery and systemic racism, monuments and memorials honoring the Confederacy have become political flashpoints, with some demanding their removal as symbols of racial oppression…

In two furious speeches over the Fourth of July weekend, President Trump answered the question he had previously fumbled about his reason for seeking reelection. Six months after his first briefing about the coronavirus pandemic, six weeks…

In the decades following the Declaration of Independence, Americans began reading the affirmation that “all men are created equal” in different ways than the framers intended, says Stanford historian Jack Rakove.

On July 4, 1776, when the…

Black Lives Matter is reverberating around the world, triggering a fresh reckoning with the racist global history of colonialism and slavery. While Confederate statues began to tumble across the American South, in Bristol, England, a diverse…

By Time Staff

21 Lessons From America's Worst Moments

 

As many Americans prepare to toast their country’s past on the Fourth of July, there’s no escaping that not every facet of that history has been worth celebrating. In…

By Time Staff

 

21 Lessons From America's Worst Moments

 

As many Americans prepare to toast their country’s past on the Fourth of July, there’s no escaping that not every facet of that history has been worth…