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Faculty member introduces keynote at event at the Chinese American Museum

Marketing and Communications staff

Dr. Xin Fan of the Department of History introduced the keynote speaker during an online conference at the Chinese American Museum DC in Washington on Dec. 10. The special online event celebrated the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in remembering the “Forgotten Stories from Le Dao Yuan: Weihsien Prison Camp, Shandong, China During WWII.”

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Vink writes review published in Journal for Maritime Research

Marketing and Communications staff

Department of History Professor Markus Vink wrote a book review published in the most recent issue of the Journal for Maritime Research, an international, peer-reviewed journal established by the British National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.

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History major delivers talk during archives internship at Chautauqua

Roger Coda

Few college students give talks at Chautauqua Institution, but that’s what Catherine Oag did as part of a summer internship when she introduced Albion Tourgee, lead counsel in the landmark Plessy v. Ferguson case, in the revered Hall of Philosophy.

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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.

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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.

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Vink’s published article to be translated for Chinese academic press

Roger Coda

The article “Indian Ocean Studies and the ‘New Thalassology,'" written by History professor Markus Vink and published in the March 2007 issue of the Journal of Global History, has been selected for a forthcoming edited volume of English essays that will be translated for Chinese scholars.

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