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November 8, 2022

This year's Joseph Fletcher Prize for Best Edited Book in Historical International Relations was awarded to "Ideology in U.S. Foreign Relations: New Histories", edited by the Mershon Center's …

October 24, 2022

Congratulations to Mershon Center Faculty Fellow, Nicholas Breyfogle, Department of History, who was recently awarded the Herbert Feis Award for distinguished contributions to public history. …

October 19, 2022

Mitch Lerner, professor of history and director of the East Asian Studies Center, was recently elected president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR). Founded in…

October 12, 2022

Theodora Dragostinova’s recent book, The Cold War from the Margins: A Small Socialist State on the Global Cultural Scene (Cornell, 2021), received an Honorable Mention for The Heldt Prize for best…

October 5, 2022

"You have to go and run to the image; the image will not run to you," Panh said, speaking about how he tells the story in his films.

Internationally acclaimed Cambodian filmmaker Rithy…

September 29, 2022

In a ceremony in Jakarta in August, Mershon Center fellow and Professor Emeritus of Political Science R. William Liddle was recognized for his six decades of intellectual dedication to Indonesia…

September 21, 2022

On October 12 and 13, the Mershon Center and the College of Public Health are hosting the virtual symposium, The Far-Right: Examining its Roots and Challenging its Reach. This symposium is…

September 14, 2022

2020-21 Mershon Graduate Fellow Leyla Tiglay (Ph.D. Candidate, History) was awarded a Peace Scholarship by the United States Insitute of Peace (USIP). Her dissertation examines the nexus of…

September 6, 2022

To celebrate life in person, the Mershon Center is instituting weekly lunch conversations, Monday 12-1:30 in the Mershon conference room, Derby 1039. No preregistration is required and no specific…