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::: Catherine Evans was awarded the 2016 Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars prize from The American Society for Legal History for her paper, "Crime, Punishment and the Indigenous Subject in Colonial Canada."

 

::: Alexia Yates won the Wallace K. Ferguson prize for her book Selling Paris: Property and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-siècle Capital.

 

::: Information Transmission in Networks
May 1-3, 2015
A conference was organized by Ben Golub and sponsored by the National Science Foundation, with additional support from the Center for History and Economics and the Department of Economics at Vanderbilt University.

 

::: New Histories of Paperwork
April 24, 2015
A workshop was organized by Padraic X. Scanlan and supported by the Prize Fellowships in Economics, History, and Politics and the Center for History and Economics.

 

::: Alexia Yates, Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, has been appointed Mellon/Newton Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge.

 

::: Early Modern Political Practice
December 5-6, 2014
A workshop was organized by Noah Millstone and supported by the Prize Fellowships in Economics, History, and Politics and the Center for History and Economics.

 

::: Manufacturing and Economic Development, a workshop organised by Nick Ryan on 18 April 2014 at Harvard University, brought together economists who have been inspired by recent research in development and industrial organization to look more deeply at the determinants of productivity for firms in developing countries.

 

::: Johannes Haushofer, Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics has been appointed Assistant Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs in the Department of Psychology and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

 

::: Alexia Yates, Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, has been awarded a Bok Center Certificate of Teaching Excellence

::: Noah Millstone, Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, has been appointed Lecturer in History 1400-1700 in the Department of History, University of Bristol.

::: Anne O'Donnell, Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics has been appointed Assistant Professor of Russian History since 1917 at New York University in the Departments of History and Russian and Slavic Studies, beginning August 2015.

::: Nick Ryan, Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Yale Economics Department.

::: Brandon Terry, Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, has been appointed Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies and Social Studies at Harvard University, starting in 2015.

 

::: Noah Millstone has been awarded the Harvard University Certificate of Teaching Excellence.

 

::: Rachel Leow, a Prize Fellow since 2011, will join the Cambridge University History Department as a Lecturer in East Asian History starting in fall of 2013.

 

::: Ben Golub, Prize Research Fellow since 2011, will join the Harvard Economics Department as Assistant Professor of Economics, starting in 2015.

 

::: Johannes Haushofer's work in Nairobi is the subject of an article in the Harvard Gazette.

 

::: Histories of Land, Economy, and Power, organised by Alexia Yates, was the first conference of the Prize Fellowships in Economics, History, and Politics. It was held at Harvard on November 9th and 10th, 2012. The conference explored the political economy of land from a range of national perspectives.

 

:: The notes from the series of conversations about Technology & Research Methods organized at Harvard in 2011-2012 are available on the website of Rachel Leow at: http://idlethink.wordpress.com/thc21/.

 

:: Alexia Yates, Economics, History and Politics Prize Fellow, was awarded the Krooss Prize for the Best Dissertation in Business History.