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Historian Finds Herself at the Center of India’s Hindu-Muslim Conflict

A recent book by Assistant Professor Audrey Truschke has stirred controversy among the Hindu-right in India.


Rutgers Creates Clement A. Price Chair in Public History and the Humanities

On Dec. 6, the Rutgers University Board of Governors approved the creation of the Clement A. Price Chair in Public History and the Humanities.


RU-N Historian Takes Home Two Prestigious Prizes for Latest Book

Rutgers University–Newark Historian Nükhet Varlık has taken home not one, but two, major awards for her recent book, Plague and Empire in the Early Modern Mediterranean World:
 The Ottoman Experience, 1347–1


RU-N Hosts 2016 "Telling Untold Histories" Unconference

An unconference is a participant-driven, discussion-based conference at which attendees create the agenda at the beginning of the meeting.


Beryl Satter Named Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Last year, Beryl Satter, professor in the Department of History and the Graduate Program in American Studies at Rutgers University–Newark (RU-N), was named a Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenhei