$1.4M Grant to Expand Enslaved.org
The Mellon Foundation continues its support of the database, which contains records on hundreds of thousands of formerly enslaved individuals.
The Department of History at the University of Maryland provides numerous forums of international stature to showcase research from the Department, the University, the US, and the world.
The Department of History is home to the intellectual "soul" of historical inquiry and debate at the University of Maryland, the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies, established in 1999 through the generosity of Maryland alumni Nathan and Jeanette Miller.
Established in 2011, the Center for Global Migration Studies (CGMS) is an interdisciplinary home for the study of migration and immigration around the world both today and in the past. CGMS provides a distinctive institutional home for interdisciplinary research, for training faculty and students, and for distributing information about the migrant experience to a broad public.
The Department regularly hosts speaker series, seminars, and workshops. The Department also works with a verity of international partners to further historical research. Seminars and speaker series include the European Caucus Speaker Series; the Histories of Global Capitalism Forum; and the Washington Early American Seminar. Workshops are headlined by the Anna Julia Cooper Workshop in Black History.
The Department of History also partners with other scholarly groups and projects such as the international research groups Early Modern Religious Dissents and Radicalism (EMoDiR) and the the First Millenium Network.
Graduate Field committees based in the Department include the Middle East Graduate Field Committee.
All of the Centers, Groups, and Partners in the Department periodically host conferences, colloquiums, and symposiums.