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Chabraja Center for Historical Studies

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The Chabraja Center for Historical Studies—founded in 2006 and named in 2010—promotes broad scholarly engagement with historical materials. Chabraja is pronounced "Tcha-BRAH-ya."

CCHS hosts an annual lunch lecture series and sponsors or co-sponsors a multitude of other campus events on the subject of history: conferences, lectures, panel discussions, seminars, workshops, and global graduate exchanges.

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Historians on the Road
Our global exchanges program spurs graduate research and networking.

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History of the Book lecture

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Evanston

Annual History of the Book Lecture (CCHS/University Libraries) Ann BLAIR (Harvard), co-author with Anthony Grafton of Information: A Hi...

Lecture by Ira KATZNELSON (CCHS)

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Ira KATZNELSON (Columbia University), author of Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origin of Our Time (2013) and co-author of Time Count...

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CCHS hosts a lunch for Rachel Maddow to discuss her new book with historians
May 2024 conference on Memoir and Family History
2023-24 Center Associates and events
Center Director update

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