A website that explores historical issues with contemporary relevance, historical perspectives on current events, and ideas about contemporary teaching, academia, and alt-academia.
Author: Jean H. Quataert
SUNY Distinguished Professor of History (Emerita) and currently co-editor of the Journal of Women's History.
A pioneer in German women's history, in the past decade she shifted over to global history and now researches the history of human rights and international law.
The Trump administration has been making efforts to redefine human rights. The history of human rights examined through a gendered lens helps explain why those efforts are so controversial - and dangerous.