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

Kaplan Memorial Lecture (Virtual)

The Need for Strangers: A Story of Love and Loathing
Jeremy Adelman, Henry Charles Lee Professor of History at Princeton University
- | Virtual--Link will be sent out closer to the date

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