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Fan presents paper at Asian studies conference

by Roger Coda

Assistant Professor of History Xin Fan presented a paper, "Between Given History and Unknown Future: Individual Experiences and Regime Changes in Chinese History," at the annual conference of the Association for Asian Studies, held March 21-24 in Denver.


Vink to present paper in the Netherlands

Roger Coda

Professor Markus Vink will present the paper “Towards a Dutch Indian Ocean Slave Trade Database (IOSTD): Pitfalls and Potentialities” at the Indian Ocean and Maritime Asia Slave Trade Database Workshop at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Fabian signs book contract with Cambridge University Press

Lisa Eikenburg

Dr. Steven Fabian of the Department of History recently signed a book contract with Cambridge University Press, the oldest printing and publishing house in the world and the oldest university press. His manuscript, “Making Identity on the Swahili Coast: Urban Life, Community, and Belonging in Bagamoyo,” will be the inaugural volume of a new series called “African Identities: Past and Present.”

Kinkela co-editor of history journal issue

Lisa Eikenburg

David Kinkela, chair and associate professor in the Department of History, co-edited the latest issue of Radical History Review, a top history journal devoted to issues of gender, race, sexuality, imperialism and class that stretches the boundaries of historical analysis to explore Western and non-Western histories.