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May 15 2018 | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
U.S. power today relies on sophisticated global surveillance networks, which the world is keenly aware of but rarely sees. In Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle East (OUP, 2008), Priya Satia explains how it became possible to possess...
May 1 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, Students
Center for South Asia is proud to announce the recipients of the Steven Wisch Graduate Fellowship in South Asian Studies for AY 2018-19. We have been able to give two awards and the recipients are: Anubha Anushree, Graduate Student in History, Nominated by Professor Robert Crews, History.
Apr 19 2018 | The Roots of America’s Gun Culture | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
How 18th-century British arms sales, the slave trade, and the Revolutionary War contributed to the mess we have today. By ISAAC CHOTINER  
Apr 17 2018 | Wars, not just genius, fuelled Britain’s industrial revolution | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Conventional wisdom says Britain’s transformation in the 18th century from an agrarian economy to an industrial one was largely midwifed by technological innovation and mechanisation, as symbolised by the steam engine and the cotton factories, respectively.
Mar 20 2018 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
Siddharth Varadarajan, founding editor of The Wire, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Shorenstein Journalism Award. The award, given annually by Stanford University’s Walter H.