S1 E12 Transnational History

What does it mean to do transnational history? What has this field of research accomplished over the last few decades, and what remains to be done? Paul Chamberlin discusses the transnational history forum he convened for the AHR. And we hear from three of the forum’s contributors—Rebecca Herman, Maria John, and Hussein Fancy.


  1. Transnational History (transcript)

In this Episode

  • Paul Chamberlin (Associate Professor of History at Columbia University)
  • Rebecca Herman (Assistant Professor of History at UC, Berkeley)
  • Maria John (Assistant Professor of History at University of Massachusetts, Boston)
  • Hussein Fancy (Associate Professor of History at Yale University)
  • Conor Howard (Producer, PhD Candidate in History at Indiana University, Bloomington)
  • Daniel Story (Host and Producer, Digital Scholarship Librarian at UC Santa Cruz)


By Blue Dot Sessions


  • Produced by Conor Howard and Daniel Story
  • Audio engineering support by Myles Rider-Alexis