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Congratulations to Professor Alisha Rankin on the publication on her new book, The Poison Trials: Wonder Drugs, Experiment, and the Battle for Authority in Renaissance Science. Read the excerpt in Lapham's Quarterly and book review in Nature.

Professor Reed Ueda was on the steering committee of editors for the Atlas of Boston History (U. of Chicago Press) which received the Historic New England Book Prize (2020).

Professor Manjapra's article in The Guardian, How the long fight for slavery reparations is slowly being won. In a suburb of Chicago, the world's first government-funded slavery reparations programme is beginning. Robin Rue Simmons helped make it happen - but her victory has been more than 200 years in the making.

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