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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.

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CANCELLED-Annenberg Seminar in History

Morphology and History: A Conversation
Carlo Ginzburg, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Roger Chartier, Annenberg Visiting Professor of History and Professor at the Collège de France

Apr 7, 2020 at | College Hall 209

Please note there is no pre-circulated paper for this seminar.

Carlo Ginzburg is a noted historian of early modern Europe whose books have made pioneering…



CANCELLED-Kaplan Memorial Lecture

The Need for Strangers: A Story of Love and Loathing
Jeremy Adelman, Henry Charles Lee Professor of History at Princeton University

Apr 8, 2020 at | Wolf Room, McNeil Center for Early American Studies

We are pleased to announce that this year's Kaplan speaker will be Jeremy Adelman, the Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at Princeton University. The lecture…