Susanna Throop, associate professor of history at Ursinus College, visits Caltech and The Huntington this spring as part of the Violence and Order research module of the Caltech-Huntington Humanities Collaborations (CHHC). Read more here.
On January 20, 2017, the Caltech-Huntington Humanities Collaborations (CHHC) held its first workshop, “Defining Violence: Texts and Methodologies,” to bring scholars together to explore foundational questions in the study of violence and social order. Part of the CHHC’s current research module, “Violence and Order Past and Present,” the workshop featured six distinguished guest speakers and a roundtable discussion. Read more here.
Caltech News published a story about the Caltech-Huntington Humanities Collaborations. The piece describes the inception of the program and the inspiration behind the current research module, “Violence and Order Past and Present.” Read more here.
Georgetown University Professor Bruce Hoffman, a political analyst known for his views on terrorism and insurgency, spoke on “The Rationality of Terrorism and Other Forms of Political Violence: Lessons from the Jewish Campaign in Palestine, 1944-1947.” Read more here.
Cary Nederman, professor of political science at Texas A&M University, visited in November 2016 as part of the CHHC’s Violence and Order research module. Read more here.