Congratulations to Prof. Francesca Bregoli!

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.

Fellowship and Keynote Addresses by Prof. Rossabi

We are delighted to congratulate Distinguished Professor Morris Rossabi on his acceptance of a fellowship from the Invited Scholars programme at the  Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Founder’s Collection! Prof. Rossabi will be worth with the Far-Eastern Art collection in Lisbon, Portugal.

Prof. Rossabi had a busy summer, delivering a keynote speech at Bonn University on "Ming China and Tribute Relations" at a conference on Tribute in China in July and another keynote at NYU-Shanghai on "The Mongols and World History" at a conference on Eurasian Connections. This December, he will also be speaking on "Yuan Dynasty Porcelains" at I Tatti, the Harvard Center in Florence.

Prof. Amy Chazkel awarded NEH fellowship


Amy Chazkel, Associate Professor of History at QC and the CUNY Graduate Center, was awarded a prestigious NEH Fellowship for University Teachers for her project "Urban Chiaroscuro: Rio de Janeiro and the Politics of Nightfall."  The grant is highly competitive.  This year only 86 awards were made in the national competition. Congratulations, Professor Chazkel!