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Institute for Historical Studies announces visiting research fellows, 2010-11

The visiting research fellows will be taking part in the first of a two-year study on "Power and Place."

Posted: August 2, 2010
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The Institute for Historical Studies (IHS) is proud to welcome its third corps of Visiting Research Fellows.

During the 2010-11 year, the fellows will each present a paper at one of the IHS’s bi-weekly workshops as well as participate in the events and conferences sponsored by the IHS, the History Department, and the university on the whole. 

While the four fellows specialize in quite different fields of historical inquiry, their current projects all focus on issues of "Power and Place", the IHS’s overarching theme from 2010 to 2012.  

The 2010-2011 Visiting Research Fellows are:

Venkat Dhulipala
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2008
Workshop date: October 25, 2010
Title: Creating a New Medina: State Power, Islam and the Quest for Pakistan in late Colonial India

Michelle Moyd
Assistant Professor, Indiana University
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2008
Workshop date: November 8, 2010
Title: African Soldiers as Agents of Everyday Colonialism in German East Africa, 1890-1914

Ellen Wu
Assistant Professor, Indiana University
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2006
Workshop date: November 22, 2010
Title: The Melting Pot of the Pacific': Hawaii Statehood, Asian Americans, and the Invention of the Model Minority

William Nelson
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Miami
Ph.D., UCLA, 2006
Workshop date: February 7, 2011
Title: Making Men: Enlightenment Ideas of Racial Engineering

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