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Detail of ancient Egyptian illustration from a royal tomb.
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>
World History PhD Program
Applications for admission are now open. See information on the program and on current students. more>
Call for Proposals: World History of Science
"The Life Sciences after World War II" conference May 16-17, 2014 more>
World History in Latin America and Africa
Announcing the results of August 2013 world history conferences in Latin America and Africa. more>
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. more>
Alliance for Learning in World History
The Alliance, with funding from Social Science Research Council and British Council, enters stage two of professional development for in-service teachers of world history.