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Commemoration of the Day of the Dead (All Souls' Day) in Mexico (Posada, 1910).
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.
Calendar of Events, 2013-2014 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>
World History of Science
"The Life Sciences after World War II" conference May 16-17, 2014more>
Flying University of Transnational Humanities
International Summer School, June 22-26, 2014 more>
New Award! World-Historical Gazetteer
On March 27, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced an award to the World History Center and CHIA for an August 2014 international conference on designing a world-historical gazetteer.
Collaborative for Historical Information
and Analysis CHIA)
National Science Foundation provides support for year two of the
Center-sponsored project to construct a world-historical dataset.