Recent QC History graduate Clara Helwaser will be moving on this fall to attend Cambridge University for an MPhil in Modern European History where she hopes to continue researching the development of Jewish communities in Germany and the influence of Russian Jews. Congrats, Clara!
QC Professor Warren Woodfin will be a 2019-20 fellow at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, DC next year. Congratulations to him!
QC Professor Francesca Bregoli was selected as a Starr Fellow in Judaica at Harvard University for 2019-20 on the theme "The Affective Turn in Modern Jewish History," for her project Intimate Affairs: Jewish Trade and Emotions in the Eighteenth-Century Mediterranean.
Prof. Bregoli should also be congratulated on the appearance of the volume Connecting Histories: Jews and Their Others in Early Modern Europe (Penn Press, 2019), which she edited with David B. Ruderman.
Dr. Wuebker was recently a guest on Brooklyn Paper Radio to speak about Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Steward, the first Black female doctor in New York State and third in the nation, and her work researching Brooklyn health history for an upcoming exhibition at Brooklyn Historical Society. The exhibition, Taking Care of Brooklyn: Stories of Sickness and Health, will open in May.
Dr. Wuebker is also an occasional guest on the Brooklyn Historical Society Podcast, most recently in Episode 29 on “Cholera in Brooklyn.”
QC Professor Morris Rossabi has recently briefed the next U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia in DC, gave a speech on Women in Modern Mongolia st Sarah Lawrence, and a speech at Indiana University on Mongols and the Sea.
QC Professor Katherine Antonova was awarded an American Councils Title VIII Research Scholar award to conduct research in St. Petersburg, Russia for six months in the summer and fall of 2019, for her project titled, “Troublesome Women: Policing Faith and Transforming Russian Elites after Napoleon.”
CCNY graduate student and member of the QC Beta-Tau chapter David Pultz has — for the second time! — been recognized by Phi Alpha Theta. He has just won the 2018 Nels Andrew Cleven Founder’s Prize for a graduate paper titled, “Transnational Human Rights Norms Come of Age: Assertions, Influences, and Continuities in the Helsinki Final Act.”
QC history student Yurie Amma just won a $10,000 Japanese American Association Honjo Foundation Award. Congratulations Yurie!