February 2018

Congratulations to Michael Meng (“Monuments of Ruination in Postwar Berlin and Warsaw: The Architectural Projects of Bohdan Lachert and Daniel Libeskind,”CSSH 59-3, and “On Authoritarianism. A Review Essay,” 59-4) on his new co-edited volume, Modern Germany in Transatlantic Perspective.

CSSH congratulates Alain Mikhail (co-author, with Christine M. Philliou, of “The Ottoman Empire and the Imperial Turn,” ​CSSH 54-4), as the winner of the Humboldt Foundation’s 2018 Anneliese Maier Award. 

January 2018

Congratulations are in order for Keith Hart (CSSH 49-2, 2007, “Marcel Mauss: In Pursuit of the Whole. A Review Essay“) who recently published a new edited volume, Money in a Human Economy. From Berghahn’s website: A human economy puts people first in emergent world society. Money is a human universal and now takes the divisive form of…

December 2017

CSSH congratulates Joel Cabrita (CSSH 57-2, 2015, “People of Adam: Divine Healing and Racial Cosmopolitanism in the Early Twentieth-Century Transvaal, South Africa“) on the publication of his forthcoming book, The People’s Zion: Southern Africa, the United States, and a Transatlantic Faith-Healing Movement Harvard University Press describes the books as follows: In The People’s Zion, Joel Cabrita tells the transatlantic…

November 2017

Congratulations to CSSH author Alaina Lemon (51-4, “Sympathy for the Weary State?: Cold War Chronotophes and Moscow Others“) on the publication of her new book, Technologies for Intuition: Cold War Circles and Telepathic Rays. CSSH congratulates CSSH author Kyle Harper (54-4, “Culture, Nature, and History: The Case of Ancient Sexuality“) on the publication of his new…

October 2017

Congratulations to Anna M. Mirkova (CSSH 55-4, 2013, “‘Population Poliotics’ at the End of Empire: Migration and Sovereignty in Ottoman Eastern Rumelia“) on the publication of her new book, Muslim Land, Christian Labor: Transforming Ottoman Imperial Subjects into Bulgarian National Citizens, 1878-1939. Central European University Press, 2017

August 2017

Google Scholar just released its new metrics for the year, and CSSH is ranked as #5 in History, and has an h5-index of 15. With all due modesty we at CSSH are proud of this accomplishment and thank our editors, managing editor, members of the editorial committee, consulting editors, authors and reviewers for all their…

June 2017

Congratulations are in order for CSSH’s Editorial Committee Member, Paolo Squatriti, who was selected to receive a 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship to support his work on the impact on plant communities of such deeply human activities as barbarian invasions, state formation, and conversion to Christianity. Read more.

July 2017

CSSH would like to extend belated but nonetheless heartfelt congratulations to Jessica M. Marglin (CSSH 59-4, “Written and Oral in Islamic Law: Documentary Evidence and Non-Muslims in Moroccan Shari‘a Courts“)  for winning the Baron Book prize for 2016 for her book, Across Legal Lines: Jews and Muslims in Modern Morocco (Yale University Press). Congratulations to Tarak…

May 2017

Congratulations are in order for Michael Low for winning a second prize for his CSSH article “Ottoman Infrastructures of the Saudi Hydro-State: The Technopolitics of Pilgrimage and Potable Water in the Hijaz” (CSSH 57-4, 2015). This one is the international prize awarded biannually by Comité International des Études Pré-Ottomanes et Ottomanes (CIEPO) for the best article by an early-career scholar in Ottoman and/or Pre-Ottoman Studies. Read more.

April 2017

Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer (CSSH 53-1, 2011, “The Nature of Sleep“) has just published The Slumbering Masses: Sleep, Medicine, and Modern American Life (University of Minnesota Press, 2016). Read more.