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Professor of Chinese history THOMAS MULLANEY has been awarded a prominent fellowship at the Library of Congress. Beginning in the spring, Mullaney will be in residence at the John W. Kluge Center in Washington, D.C., as the 2020–21 Kluge Chair in…

Professor Joel Cabrita’s The People’s Zion: Southern Africa, the United States and a Transatlantic Faith-Healing Movement, Harvard University Press, 2018 has received the American Society of Church History Albert C. Outler Prize for 2019.

Stanford University professor and author David Como has won the Samuel Pepys Award 2019 for Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War (Oxford University Press).

The biennial prize is awarded to a publication that makes the…

In the immediate years after World War II, Josef Stalin sought a more flexible, geostrategic approach to advancing Soviet interests abroad, according to Stanford historian Norman Naimark.

BY MELISSA DE WITTE

To many historians…

Thomas S. Mullaney was recently named the Kluge Chair in Technology and Society at the Library of Congress.  According to the John W. Kluge Center's website, "The Kluge Chair in Technology and Society in The John W. Kluge Center of the Library of…

Los Angeles Review of Books

Pinker's Pollyannish Philosophy and Its Perfidious Politics

Jessica Riskin

“INTELLECTUALS HATE REASON,” “Progressives hate progress,” “War is peace,” “Freedom is slavery.” No, wait, those last…

The Washington Post

Made By History/Perspective

Every Thanksgiving, Americans trot out the self-congratulatory myth that colonization was a harmonious, bloodless affair — that native peoples practically gifted their…

BY ALEX KEKAUOHA

Stanford undergraduate Anat Peled, ’20, is a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship – the second Stanford student to receive the award in the past week.

The award is one of the oldest and most revered fellowships in…

Professor David Como’s Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War (Oxford University Press, 2018) has received the John Ben Snow Prize by the North American Conference (NACBS) on British Studies for the best book in pre-1800 British…

Committee of 100

California Legislature; Assembly. Certificate of Recognition. Professor Gordon H. Chang. 2019 APA Heritage Awards and Reception. This certificate is presented to Professor Gordon H. Chang in recognition of your efforts to…