Upcoming Events


Tim Harris will give a talk at The Montreal British History Seminar on 15 October, delivered remotely, via Zoom.  "Empire, Liberty and Slavery in Restoration England: the Case of John Wilmore, Whig Activist and Jamaica Planter, Reconsidered."  For information, please email [email protected].


Brown European History Workshop

BEHW offers a forum for sharing work-in-progress on topics in European history, broadly defined. We welcome faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and visiting scholars from history and related disciplines to attend any or all of our monthly meetings. Please click here to view our fall 2020 schedule. To join the mailing list or inquire about presenting work, please contact Benjamin Hein.


Historians in Quarantine, Part I: On Digital History Research During and After COVID-19

Monday, September 28th, 2020, 11 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time


Rebecca Nedostup, Associate Professor of History

“Digital Research Principles for Newbies, Skeptics, and Curmudgeons”

Benjamin Hein, Assistant Professor of History

“Spatial History and Other Productive Distractions in a Pandemic”

Steven Lubar, Professor of American Studies, History, and History of Art & Architecture, and Director of Brown Center for Digital Scholarship

“The Center for Digital Scholarship: Projects and Possibilities”

This is a live Zoom Event. Registration is Required.

To register for this event, please click the following link:


 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

This event is sponsored by the Department of History and Center for Digital Scholarship at Brown University. It is the first part of a two-part sequence on Digital History this academic year. Part II, on digital history publishing, will be held in the Spring 2021 semester.

All Brown University faculty, students, and staff are welcome to attend. For any questions on this event, please contact the event moderator and current Brown History DGA, [email protected]