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Onésimo Almeida's book received four prizes in Portugal

"O Século dos Prodígios" (A Century of Wonders), a book published in Lisbon, Portugal, on the opening of the European mind of the 15th and 16th centuries to the empirical world revealed by the travels of the Portuguese to the Southern hemisphere has received four prizes in Portugal: The Gulbenkian Prize of the Portuguese History Association; the Mariano Gago Prize from the Portuguese Authors Society; the John Dos Passos Prize, from the Secretariat of Culture, Madeira; and the King Diniz Prize from the Casa de Mateus Foundation.

Ali Madani wins Hay/Center Interdisciplinary Opportunity

Ali Madani, who is writing a dissertation in English Literature (“Questionable Histories and the Aesthetics of Historiography from Shakespeare to Milton”), will be the third fellow to hold an Interdisciplinary Opportunity at the John Hay Library and The Center for the Study of the Early Modern World. These interdisciplinary opportunities in the humanities and social sciences, funded by the Graduate School, support a select number of 5th or 6th-year graduate students annually across the university in a variety of programs, academic units and centers.

Book Launch: Tara Nummedal "Anna Zieglerin and the Lion's Blood"

Book Launch: "Anna Zieglerin and the Lion's Blood," Tara Nummedal
May 2, 4:00-6:00pm
Rhode Island Hall, Room 108

Kaijun Chen received a 2019 Salomon Award

Kaijun Chen (Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies) received a 2019 Salomon Award in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences for his project "The Culture of Expertise in Eighteenth-Century Qing China: The Imperial Porcelain Industry."

Tim Harris receives honorary professorship

Center affiliate Professor Tim Harris, Munro-Goodwin-Wilkinson Professor in European History, has received an honorary professorship from Durham University.