Historians Turn East

Two members of the History Department faculty recently discussed their work with university audiences.  On September 20, amidst dire predictions that the world would end in three days, Dr. Stefan Kamola inaugurated the Fall 2017 Faculty Scholars Forum with a talk entitled “After the Apocalypse: The Mongols, the End of Time, and the Birth of Iran.”

"The white area here..."

“The white area here…”

As the September 23 apocalypse failed to materialze, Dr. Bradley Davis explained (on September 28) the challenges of conducting research for his recently published book, Imperial Bandits: Outlaws and Rebels in the China-Vietnam Borderlands.

"The white area here..."

“The white area here…”