- Larry Friedman keynoted an international conference on “Youth and Global Social Movements” at the University of the Azores Oct. 2-4. His presentation was titled “And the World Will be One”(Lennon): Student Activists Take on Ultra-Nationalists and Neo-Liberals, 1968-2018.
- Mark Roseman participated in the 52 German Historikertag, the biennial historian’s conference, held this year in Münster with the theme “divided societies”. He gave the paper “Jews, race and Volk” in the panel “War das Dritte Reich ein Rassenstaat? Kritische Perspektiven“ (Was the Third Reich a racial state? Critical perspectives”
- Tatiana Saburova organized an international workshop "Siberia: Infrastructure and Environment" which took place in IU Europe Gateway in Berlin, Germany, on October 5-7, 2018.
- Rob Schneider gave a presentation, ”From Chuck Tilly’s Living Room to Early Modern Toulouse (and back),” on 28 September at the Department of History, Georgetown University, as one of the William Beik Seminars, a series of talks by Early Modern French historians on their early work.
- Congratulations to Leah Shopkow for winning The William and Edwyna Gilbert Award for the best article in a journal, magazine, or other serial on teaching history, for “How Many Sources Do I Need,” The History Teacher 50, no. 2 (February 2017). More details here.
- On September 15, Ellen Wu spoke on "The Asian American Movement: Enduring Legacy, Continuing Challenges" at the Indiana Civic Leadership Forum in Carmel. The forum was organized by United Chinese Americans, the Indianapolis Chinese Community Center, China United Education Assistance Foundation, the Indiana Asian American Today newspaper and sponsored by Civic Leadership USA. She has also just published her essay "GI Joe Nisei: The Invention of World War II's Iconic Japanese American Soldier" in Warring Over Valor: How Race and Gender Shaped American Military Heroism in the 20th and 21st Centuries, ed. Simon Wendt (Rutgers University Press).
- Mirjam Zadoff‘s biography of Werner Scholem was reviewed in this week’s Times Literary Supplement: “Ruler of the Red Flag”, by Stephen E. Aschheim.
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