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Professor Elizabeth Sharrow, "Papers for the Present: Government Archives and Remembering the Past"

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

“Archival data provide a fundamental starting point for public conversation on the details of political conflict and compromise. They guard against revisionist interpretations of our political past...

Professor Audrey Altstadt Interviewed on Ukrainian TV

Friday, June 9, 2017

This week, Professor Audrey Altstadt spoke with UATV, the Ukrainian state news network which is broadcast across Europe, about politics, economics, and civil society in Azerbaijan. Altstadt is a...

Graduate Program Assistant Mary Lashway Awarded Distinguished Graduate Staff Award

Monday, May 22, 2017

This spring, the History Department Graduate Program Assistant Mary Lashway was awarded the 2017 Distinguished Graduate Staff award, a campus-wide award recognizing one staff member's contributions...

Altstadt to Deliver Book Talk at the Woodrow Wilson Center's Kennan Institute

Friday, May 5, 2017

Please join UMass Professor of History Audrey Altstadt on May 18 for a book talk at the Woodrow Wilson Center's Kennan Institute in Washington D.C. Altstadt will be discussing her latest book,...
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Reflections on the 2017 National Council on Public History Conference

Friday, May 5, 2017

Check out the newest Past@Present blog post in which UMass Public History graduate students are interviewed about their experiences at the 2017 National Council on Public History Conference!...
The portrait painted by John Cooke in 1915. Back row: (left to right) F. O. Barlow, G. Elliot Smith, Charles Dawson, Arthur Smith Woodward. Front row: A. S. Underwood, Arthur Keith, W. P. Pycraft, and Sir Ray Lankester. Note the painting of Charles Darwin

"Behind closed doors: What the Piltdown Man hoax from 1912 can teach science today" New Article from Professor Sam Redman

Friday, May 5, 2017

New article!! UMass History Professor Sam Redman writes for theconversation.com: "Behind closed doors: What the Piltdown Man hoax from 1912 can teach science today"...