Asia/Pacific

  • AHA Member Spotlight: Andrew Preston

    Matthew Keough | Mar 18, 2022

    Andrew Preston is a professor of American history at Cambridge University. He lives in Cambridge, United Kingdom, and has been a member since 2000.
  • Bronze Bell

    Paula R. Curtis | Feb 24, 2022

    Large cast bells like the one found in Kyoto’s Tōji temple were a crucial part of everyday life in premodern Japan.
  • New Year, Fresh Look

    Mark Philip Bradley, Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Feb 23, 2022

    The latest issue of the journal has been completely redesigned and introduces the AHR History Lab.
  • Trolling History

    Alexandra F. Levy | Feb 14, 2022

    Academics who speak out publicly to keep the historical record straight are often belittled, harassed, and threatened, but silence cedes...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Eugenia Lean

    Matthew Keough | Feb 1, 2022

    Eugenia Lean is a professor of history at Columbia University. She lives in New York, New York, and has been a member since 2000.
  • James Z. Gao (1948–2021)

    Jeffrey Herf | Dec 29, 2021

    James Z. Gao, professor of modern Chinese history at the University of Maryland, College Park, died on October 26, 2021, at the age of 73.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Judith Vitale

    Matthew Keough | Dec 10, 2021

    Judith Vitale is a lecturer within the Department of History at the University of Zurich.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Eiko Maruko Siniawer

    Matthew Keough | Nov 5, 2021

    Eiko Maruko Siniawer is the Class of 1955 Memorial Professor of History at Williams College.
  • Yü Ying-shih (1930–2021)

    Shao Dongfang | Oct 28, 2021

    Yü Ying-shih, Gordon Wu '58 Professor of Chinese Studies emeritus and professor emeritus of East Asian studies and history at...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Samuel Yamashita

    Matthew Keough | Aug 27, 2021

    Samuel Yamashita is the Henry E. Sheffield Professor of History in the Department of History, Pomona College, in Claremont, California.
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