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The main land-sea route from Nagasaki (left) to Edo (Tokyo, at right) in the 1720s.
The World History Center at the University of Pittsburgh emphasizes research, teaching, and international collaboration on the global past, with attention to policies for the global future. The center, directed by Patrick Manning, is located in the Department of History and is affiliated with the Global Studies Center and the University Center for International Studies.
Call for papers: "Found in Translation: A Conference on the World History of Science, ca. 1200 -
1600 CE." Deadline for proposals: March 4, 2015. more>
In Memoriam: Ji-Hyung Cho, President, Asian Association of World Historians more>
Calendar of Events, 2014-2015 more>
2015-16 World History Postdoc Applications due February 27, 2015. more>
2015-16 WHC Research and Travel awards due March 16, 2015. more>
Pepijn Brandon, Postdoctoral Fellow in World History — dissertation prize nomination more>
Announcing the inaugural issue of The Medieval Globe, edited by Monica H. Green. This double issue, “Pandemic Disease in the Medieval World: Rethinking the Black Death,” draws on the work of Dr. Green as World History Center Visiting Scholar during 2013-2014. more>
Diego Holstein's new book "Thinking History Globally" was released November 5, 2014. more>
Alliance for Learning in World History
The Alliance, based at Pitt and UCLA, is now open for consultation on world history at the secondary level. more>