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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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Lecture by Judith BYFIELD (CCHS)

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Judith BYFIELD (Cornell University), author of The Great Upheaval: Women and Nation in Postwar Nigeria (2022)—Tuesday, October 12 LUNCH...

Lecture by Ruth ROGASKI (CCHS)

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Evanston

Ruth ROGASKI (Vanderbilt University), author of Knowing Manchuria: Environments, the Senses, and Natural Knowledge on an Asian Borderla...

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2023-24 Center Associates and events
Center Director update
May 2024 conference on Memoir and Family History

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