From May 26 to June 1, the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague will host Jews and Gentiles in East Central Europe in the 20th Century, a conference bringing together young academics and graduate students from four continents to discuss Jewish-Gentile relations.
So many History faculty have been honored over the past few weeks that it warrants a roundup that collects them all in one place!
John Bodel was awarded an ACLS Fellowship for 2015 to write a book on the Roman funeral at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton next spring. In late May and June of this year he will also serve as Visiting Professor in the School of History, Philosophy, Religion & Classics of the University of Queensland (Australia).
Associate Professor Michael Vorenberg was one of a number of Brown History faculty and graduate students who presented at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Atlanta. He was part of a panel on "Elections during Wartime," focusing on the re-election of Abraham Lincoln in 1864.
On May 2, Vorenberg will be part of an all-day symposium in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Capitol Historical Society, on the end of the Civil War.
PhD candidate Liz Searcy has received a Mellon/ACLS dissertation completion fellowship for the 2014-2015 school year. The fellowship supports a year of research and writing to help advanced graduate students in the humanities and related social sciences in the last year of Ph.D. dissertation writing.