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Lisa Trivedi
Trivedi Presents at World Economic History Congress

Associate Professor of History Lisa Trivedi traveled to Kyoto, Japan, to present a paper at the 17th World Economic History Congress.  Her paper "A Swadeshi Economy: catalogues, shops, and depots" addressed the various ways in which a movement often characterized as anti-capitalist and anti-modern made effective use of new technologies and innovative marketing strategies to promote khadi, or handspun hand-woven cloth.  More ...

Shoshana Keller
Keller Publishes Article

Professor of History Shoshana Keller has published “The Puzzle of Manual Harvest in Uzbekistan: Economics, Status and Labour in the Khrushchev Era,” in Central Asian Survey Vol. 34, No. 3(Summer 2015): 296–309. The article deals with the economic and cultural roots of Uzbekistan’s practice of forcing hundreds of thousands of children every year to harvest cotton by hand.  More ...

Leigh Gialanella '15 at the Oneida Community Mansion House.
Leigh Gialanella ’15 Continues on Path That Began in Hamilton's Archives

Leigh Gialanella ’15 will be continuing along the path that she started at Hamilton by pursuing master’s degrees at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor this fall. Gialanella, a history major with dual Hispanic studies and anthropology minors, hopes through her studies to specialize in Archives and Records Management (ARM) and Preservation of Information (PI).  More ...

Designed by Zaha Hadid, the Corones Museum is the sixth in Messner’s mountain museums
Bloomberg News Quotes Isserman

In a Bloomberg Business article about famed mountain climber Reinhold Messner, Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History and author of Fallen Giants: A History of Himalayan Mountaineering From the Age of Empire to the Age of Extremes, commented on the climber’s accomplishments.   More ...

Eldevik Presents Paper at Medieval Congress

Associate Professor of History John Eldevik recently presented a paper, "Apostolic Fantasies: The Report of Patriarch John, Calixtus II, and Dreams of Reform in the 12th Century," at the International Medieval Congress, July 6-9, in Leeds, England.  More ...

Mariel Radek '16
Mariel Radek ’16 Explores Position of Women in Franco's Nationalist Spain

Mariel Radek ’16 is pursuing research this summer through an Emerson Foundation grant exploring the socio-political position of women in Francisco Franco’s Nationalist Spain. Radek’s research, under the advisement of Associate Professor of History Lisa Trivedi, is delving into the role of the Feminine Section (La sección femenina), and its leader Pilar Primo de Rivera in forwarding an unusually progressive agenda during the largely conservative reign of the Francoists.  More ...

Thomas Wilson
Wilson Presents Talk, Leads Workshop in Germany

Thomas Wilson, the Elizabeth J. McCormack Professor of History, presented a talk titled "God and Ritual Governance in Late Imperial China” at the Graduate School of East Asian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin in May. He also led a graduate workshop titled “Temporalizing the Modern: Formulating an Analytics of Governance."  More ...

Six Faculty Members Awarded Tenure

Six Hamilton faculty members were approved for tenure by the College’s Board of Trustees during a recent meeting. The board granted tenure to Emily Conover, economics, Andrew Dykstra, mathematics, John Eldevik, history, Nathan Goodale, anthropology, Adam Van Wynsberghe, chemistry, and Zhuoyi Wang, East Asian languages and literatures. The tenures are effective July 1. With the granting of tenure comes the title of associate professor.  More ...

Maurice Isserman
Isserman Presents at Mountain Studies Conference

Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of History, presented a paper titled “Purple Mountain Majesties” on May 6 at Thinking Mountains 2015, an interdisciplinary mountain studies conference sponsored by the University of Alberta. This year’s conference was held in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.  More ...

Professors Naomi Guttman, Doran Larson, Tom Jones and Lisa Trivedi.
Dean's Scholarly Achievement Awards Presented to Five at Class & Charter Day

Five Hamilton faculty members were recognized for their research and creative successes with the Dean’s Scholarly Achievement Awards, presented by Dean of Faculty Patrick Reynolds on Class & Charter Day on May 11. The awards recognize individual accomplishment but reflect a richness and depth of scholarship and creative activity across the entire faculty.  More ...

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