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Welcome to the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Over thirty historians in the standing faculty with a broad range of research specialties advance our understanding of the past.

Upcoming Events



Russian History and Culture Workshop

Julia Leikin (Assistant Professor, Higher School of Economics and Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress)
Russia’s Mediterranean Moment, 1770-1829

Oct 18, 2021 at | CH209



Annenberg Seminar in History (Hybrid)

Elizabeth Frierson, University of Cincinnati
‘Masculinity Redefinition among Pharmacists as “Men of Science” in Eurasia, Europe, and East Asia’

Oct 19, 2021 at | In-Person: College Hall 209, 12:00 pm
Virtual: ZOOM LINK in the description

In-Person: College Hall 209, 12:00 pm

Virtual: ZOOM LINK

Penn & Slavery Project

The Penn & Slavery Project teaches us that no colony, state, or well-funded university was buffered from slavery’s reach.  Penn’s story is a national story, and one of great importance to our ongoing efforts to come to terms with our nations’s history of slavery.