Occasional Papers

Please find below a list of occasional papers that emerged as part of the history program's research seminar and lecture series.

  1. Cemil Aydin, "The Muslim World or Ummah? Historicizing Modern Muslim Connectivity and Pan-Islamic Imagination” (February 2014)

  2. Sebastian Conrad, "Can We Write a Global History of the Enlightenment?” (April 2014)

  3. Patrick Manning, “City-States: A Continuing Global Phenomenon” (June 2014)


Historian is the undergraduate research journal of NYU's Department of History, and one of the longest-running undergraduate journals in the United States. Run entirely by dedicated undergraduate editors, it is dedicated to publishing high-quality primary source research by NYU students.

Submissions will be solicited in the late fall and early winter each year. The journal is published yearly in April.

If you would like a copy of the Historian, please email or visit the History Department main office: KJCC 53 Washington Square South, 4E.