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Congratulations Associate Professor Mohamed Adhikari!
Congratulations to Associate Professor Mohamed Adhikari who has been re-elected to the executive of the International Network of Genocide Scholars as vice-president.
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Wednesday, 16 August 2017
BBC News: Japan recalls Korean envoy over 'comfort women' statue

"Japan has temporarily withdrawn its ambassador to South Korea, amid an escalating row over a statue representing wartime sex slaves."

Publication Date:
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 13:45
Dr Duane Jethro Awarded Humboldt Fellowship

Dr Duane Jethro, a Historical Studies post-doctoral fellow based in the Archive and Public Culture Research Initiative, has been awarded a Georg Forster Research Fellowship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 07:45
Open Session 4: Educating the Educators

The Department invites you to our fourth open session titled "Educating the Educators".

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 17:00
New York Times: A Jewish Exodus to a New Nation

The New York Times published a review of the exhibition that Associate Professor Adam Mendelsohn curated in New York.

Publication Date:
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:00