By Ben Breen Sanjay Subrahmanyam is a historian of remarkable erudition and imagination. His personal itineraries over the years—from the New Delhi School of Economics to the École des Hautes Études in Paris, and from Oxford to UCLA, where he currently holds an endowed chair in history—mirror those of the early modern travellers who frequently […]
Four excellent books about Islam in modern western politics and history.
by Julia Gossard and Shaherzad Ahmadi
Four great books and three great documentaries about the history and people of Siberia.
Joseph Schumpeter’s influence in modern economic thought cannot be overestimated and it turns up in some surprising and interesting places.
Last week scholars from around the world gathered at the UT Institute for Historical Studies for a conference on Chinese diaspora and the Cold War. The conference was organized by UT historian Madeline Hsu and her colleagues in Hong Kong and the US. You can read a summary of the research they presented here.
That’s what Rachel Maddow said at Stanford last month when asked what she looks for in a successful job candidate:
Yesterday, Russia Beyond the Headlines published an article explaining that President Vladimir Putin has ordered historians to write a single Russian history textbook for secondary-school students. Putin wants a textbook with no “internal contradictions,” or “different interpretations.”
UT Grad Student, Jonathan Hunt, wrote an excellent blog essay — published in the Huffington Post — on the role of chemical weapons in recent US-Russian negotations over Syria.
We are proud to announce that Not Even Past is now a partner with the Texas history site, Teaching Texas!