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September 20, 2018
Margaret O'Mara explores the impact of a December 1968 computer presentation that came to be called “the mother of all demos” in an episode of a new podcast series.... Read more
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August 31, 2018
Take a look inside UW Libraries' Labor Archives of Washington — home to 3,000 cubic feet of materials — with labor archivist Conor Casey. Featured on UW News 
Department of History PhD's Jessie Kindig and Shruti Patel
April 6, 2018
Using the PhD for great things.  Today, the potential and exciting pathways that can be opened with a PhD in history are often overlooked because it feels like society is more focused than ever on encouraging students to think about degrees outside of the humanities. In this climate, the Department of History is especially delighted to highlight the successes of our recent PhD recipients and current graduate students who are collectively engaged in exciting and innovative work and research... Read more
HLS 2018
February 8, 2018
“Where do you sit in supporting efforts to speak truth to power?” Professor Josh Reid brought the 2018 History Lecture Series to a close with a stirring question,  and closed out the event which saw respected and award winning faculty from the Department of History take to the stage over four weeks in Kane Hall. Now in its sixteenth year and sponsored by the Alumni Association, 2018’s theme was Speaking Truth to Power: Protest and Dissent in... Read more
Professor Reid
February 1, 2018
Last night Professor Joshua Reid brought the 2018 History Lecture Series, Speaking Truth To Power: Protest and Dissent in Modern History, to a close with a talk on Indigenous Activism in the Era of Standing Rock. Professor Reid spoke on the deep history of indigenous and native activism and asked a packed audience 'where do you sit in supporting indigenous efforts to speak truth to power?'  See the full video... Read more
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January 25, 2018
Last night award winning Professor of The Modern Middle East, Arbella Bet-Schlimon, took the stage in Kane Hall to discuss the history of Middle Eastern protest and dissent in the context of the Arab Spring.   She asked, how did this moment in 2011, which promised to herald a new era of democracy and liberty, end with the rise of authoritarian regimes such as Isis? And how might future movements be more successful?   See the talk... Read more
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January 18, 2018
Last night 2018's History Lecture Series continued with a stirring talk from Professor Laurie Marhoefer on 'Popular Protest in Nazi Germany: Re-thinking the Power of Public Opinion in a Police State' - a topic which touched on some of the challenges faced by today’s activists in the face right wing extremism. See the video here! The series continues next week at 7:30pm in Kane Hall... Read more
HLS 2018
January 11, 2018
Last night the Department of History and the UW Alumni Association kicked off the 2018 History Lecture Series, Speaking Truth to Power: Protest and Dissent, to a packed audience in Kane Hall. First to speak was Professor Anand Yang who gave a rousing lecture on Ghandi and the influence of his non-violent ideals of protest - see the full video here. Next week Professor Laurie... Read more
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January 4, 2018
Jan. 10 Trace the development of Gandhi's legacy through history to the present. With UW Department of History's Anand Yang. Featured on UW Alumni Association 
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January 4, 2018
Jan. 10 Trace the development of Gandhi's legacy through history to the present. With UW Department of History's Anand Yang. Featured on UW Alumni Association 
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