AHA Member Spotlight: Maria Bashshur Abunnasr
Matthew Keough | Mar 24, 2017Maria Bashshur Abunnasr is an independent scholar, historical consultant, and oral historian. She lives in Beirut, Lebanon, and has been...
“Education Embargo”: Scholars at Risk Hosts Discussion on How Immigration Bans Restrict Knowledge
Kritika Agarwal | Mar 16, 2017President Donald J. Trump’s new executive order on immigration was supposed to go into effect today. The new order was...
AHA Member Spotlight: Mahjoob Zweiri
Matthew Keough | Sep 16, 2016Mahjoob Zweiri is an associate professor in contemporary history of the Middle East in the Humanities Department and graduate faculty...
Searching for the Quotidian in the Archives
Jesse Hysell | Aug 17, 2016Jesse Hysell considers the nature of daily interactions between Muslim and Christian merchants during the early modern Mediterranean.
The Gift Thieves: Interpreting a Scandal in Early Modern Venice
Jesse Hysell | Jul 27, 2016This is the third post in a series by Jesse Hysell, one of this year’s AHA Today blog contest winners....
AHA Endorses Scholars at Risk Statement on Turkey
American Historical Association | Jul 25, 2016The American Historical Association, as a member of Scholars at Risk, and also as a scholarly body concerned with and...
The Politics of Pepper: Deciphering a Venetian-Mamluk Gift Exchange
Jesse Hysell | Jul 6, 2016At the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana in Venice, just a few feet from Piazza San Marco, where thousands of tourists come...
Is the European Refugee Crisis Unprecedented? Symposium at the German Historical Institute Provides Historical Perspective
Dane Kennedy | Apr 4, 2016A few weeks ago the European Union (EU) signed a controversial agreement with Turkey to staunch the flow of Syrian...
Advocacy Briefs: AHA Protests Academic Freedom Violations in Turkey, Possible Museum Closure
AHA Staff | Mar 1, 2016In February, AHA president Patrick Manning signed a letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turk...
AHA Member Spotlight: Mark Dickens
Matthew Keough | Feb 18, 2016AHA members are involved in all fields of history, with wide-ranging specializations, interests, and areas of employment. To recognize our...