The Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies has selected three visiting scholars for its 2014-15 affiliate program. These individuals will join the Institute's intellectual community and work on defined research projects while in residence in Ann Arbor. New affiliates include:
Beatriz Mamigonian, Professor, History, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Project: "The Registers of Africans: The Imperial State and the Frontiers of Slavery and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Brazil"
Residency: September 2014-February 2015
Robert Nelson, Associate Professor, History, University of Windsor
Project: Professor Nelson is currently completing a manuscript on Germany’s "colonial" history in East Central Europe, 1880s to 1945. An unrelated project, being conducted with Chris Waters (Law, University of Windsor), is a legal history of the targeting of civilians, from the Thirty Years’ War to today.
Residency: September 2014-August 2015
Joan Neuberger, Professor, History, University of Texas at Austin
Project: "This Thing of Darkness: Eisenstein’s 'Ivan the Terrible' in Stalin’s Russia"
Residency: August 2014-May 2015
The Institute accepts applications for affiliation on a rolling basis. This program made possible by a generous contribution from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg.
Photos, left to right: Robert Nelson, Joan Neuberger, Beatriz Mamigonian.