January 2021 Volume 82.1
About Journal of the History of Ideas
Since its inception in 1940, the Journal of the History of Ideas has served as a medium for the publication of research in intellectual history that is of common interest to scholars and students in a wide range of fields. It is committed to encouraging diversity in regional coverage, chronological range, and methodological approaches. JHI defines intellectual history expansively and ecumenically, including the histories of philosophy, of literature and the arts, of the natural and social sciences, of religion, and of political thought. It also encourages scholarship at the intersections of cultural and intellectual history — for example, the history of the book and of visual culture.
The JHI seeks a new Co-Executive Editor
The Journal of the History of Ideas seeks a new co-executive editor to join its editorial team. Since its inception in 1940, the JHI has published work in intellectual history that is of common interest to scholars and students in a wide range of fields and disciplines. The Journal is committed to encouraging diversity in themes, regional coverage, chronological range, methodological approaches, and authorship. The successful candidate should be committed to fostering these goals. Discipline, period, and approach are open, but she or he should offer strengths that complement those of the other executive editors, Martin Burke, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Ann Moyer. The initial term of appointment will be three years, open to renewal. Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter and CV to the chair of the search committee, Warren Breckman (email@example.com).
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The winner of the JHI's Selma V. Forkosch Prize for the best article published in Volume 80 (2019) is Sophie Smith for "The Language of ‘Political Science’ in Early Modern Europe" (volume 80, no. 2, p. 203–26).
The winner of the JHI’s Morris D. Forkosch Prize for the best first book in intellectual history (2019) is Lydia Barnett, for After the Flood: Imagining the Global Environment in Early Modern Europe (Johns Hopkins University Press).
For more information about the Forkosch Prizes, including a list of past winners, click here.
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