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Part Two: Ken Pomeranz Answers Five Questions About China’s Early Economy

This is part two of a two-part interview. Read the first part here. DT: We’ve covered philosophical traditions, and some key texts about commerce. What about banking and currency? What were the media of exchange? How did they develop over time? One thing that is striking, especially to somebody who is familiar with monetary history […]

Ken Pomeranz Answers Five Questions About China’s Early Economy

Kenneth Pomeranz is a University Professor of History at the University of Chicago. His work focuses on China, and on comparative and world history. He has researched and written about social, economic, and environmental history, as well as state formation, imperialism, religion, gender, and other topics. As the Kluge Chair in Countries and Cultures of […]

The First Woman Director and the Beginning of Cinema

Kim Tomadjoglou is an audio-visual curator-archivist specializing in rights clearances, preservation, collections management, and museum programming and has curated retrospectives at museums and festivals internationally. She has served as director of the American Film Institute’s National Collection and as principal liaison to the Library of Congress, where she was a 2019 Kluge Fellow. First, can […]

Announcing the 2020 Kluge Fellowship Selectees

The John W. Kluge Center is pleased to announce the newest cohort of Kluge Fellows at the Library of Congress. Each year, we consider dozens of applications from scholars in the social sciences and humanities for the Kluge Fellowship, eventually selecting 12 that are best-suited to the Library’s collections and the Kluge Center’s mission. Applications […]

Applications Now Open for Kluge Fellowships

Applications are now open for Kluge Fellowships at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Twelve Kluge Fellowships are awarded each year through a competitive selection process. Kluge Fellowships are offered for a period of four to eleven months. Since the inception of the Kluge Center, dozens of Kluge Fellows have gone […]

Data and Surveillance in China and the United States

Aynne Kokas is a Kluge Fellow, a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, and an Assistant Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. Dr. Kokas testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in March 2018, and was scheduled to testify before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee on Chinese censorship of American […]