Center for Cold War Studies and International History 2018 Graduate Student Symposium

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

This symposium is sponsored by the Center for Cold War Studies and International History and co-sponsored by the Department of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara in order to showcase the new and exciting work being done by UCSB graduate students on Cold War and related international history topics. The CCWS is a project of the Interdisciplinary Humanities [...]

5th Annual Van Gelderen Lecture: Ships and Saints: Mapping the World of Athanasius of Alexandra, Chris Nofziger

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Please join us for this year's Van Gelderen Lecture, which will feature Chris Nofziger. Chris is currently an advanced PhD candidate in Roman history under the the direction of Beth Digeser. He will be presenting his work on Athanasius of Alexandria, bishop of Alexandria from 328 to 373 CE. Athanasius was sent into exile five times by four different emperors [...]

Professor Tracy Adams, University of Auckland, New Zealand, “The French Political Royal Mistress and Gallic Singularity”

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

We are so used to the idea of the royal mistress as a constituent element of the French king’s grandeur that we tend not to think about how strange it is that in Ancien Régime France nine women who were not part of the royal family exercised significant political influence. Adams suggests that the key moment in the emergence of [...]

“En la frontera de los pijaos”: the making of an Andean borderland (Santiago Muñoz, Universidad de los Andes)

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Please join us for the first meeting of the new Colloquium on Latin American and Caribbean History as we welcome Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez, who will deliver a talk entitled "'En la frontera de los pijaos': the making of an Andean borderland in northern South America". The talk will be held in HSSB 4020 at 5 pm on Wednesday, October 4th, and [...]

2017-2018 History New Majors Meeting

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Come to make connections with History Departmental faculty members! One of them could potentially become your academic mentor in future years at UCSB. You will also get to meet peers in your graduating cohort and even new friends or study buddies in the department! Learn the who`s who of UCSB History! There will be an additional half-hour of Q&A hosted [...]

Undergraduate Policy History Research Symposium

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Please join us for the annual Undergraduate Policy History Research Symposium hosted by the Department of History. Twelve students will present their research, followed by comments from faculty respondents. This annual event is not to be missed! A copy of the poster can be downloaded here.

Face 2 Face: Egodocuments and Microhistory – An adventure in historical thinking

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Dr. Sigurdur Gylfi Magnusson, Professor of Cultural History at the University of Iceland and a Visiting Scholar all this year in the UCSB History Department, will give a talk May 22, at noon in HSSB 4020. Dr. Magnusson brings us an expert's interpretation of two major aspects of current European historical writing: life writing and microhistory. He will discuss the [...]

Senior Honors Research Colloquium

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Please join us for the annual Senior Honors Research Colloquium hosted by the Department of History. Twelve senior honors students will present their research, followed by comments from faculty respondents. Refreshments will be served, beginning at 8:45 a.m.

Drawing Twentieth-Century History: The World in Flames, a talk by Fernando Bryce Copy

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Fernando Bryce’s upcoming public lecture, “Drawing Twentieth-Century History: The World in Flames” to take place Friday, April 7th in HSSB 4020 starting at 3 pm, is part of the yearlong new interdisciplinary graduate workshop “Theoretical Perspectives on War, Political Violence, Nationalism and the State” (History 291) in the History Department.  After the formal talk (3:00-4:30) and a coffee break, Bryce will stay for one more [...]

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