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...
Letter of Concern Regarding Reports of Punitive Measures against Turkish Academics
American Historical Association | Feb 8, 2016AHA president Patrick Manning sent a letter urging President Erdogan of Turkey to respect the academic freedom and freedom of...
Proposed Resolution on Palestinian Right to Education Defeated at AHA Annual Meeting
AHA Staff | Feb 1, 2016At the 2016 business meeting of the American Historical Association in Atlanta, members voted agains...
Proposed Resolution on Palestinian Academic Freedom Defeated at AHA Annual Meeting
AHA Staff | Jan 11, 2016At the 2016 business meeting of the American Historical Association in Atlanta, members voted against a proposed resolution, “Protecting the...