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In Memory of Michael Mizell-Nelson

The Center recently learned that a long-time collaborator and friend, Michael Mizell-Nelson, passed away after a battle with cancer. He was a driving force behind the success of the Hurricane Digital Memory Bank (HDMB), and was a public historian committed to his hometown of New Orleans and to teaching and fostering civic activism in his […]

RRCHNM20 Site Live

We’re pleased to announce that the RRCHNM20 site is now live. This site is a collection of material about projects created by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University in the first twenty years of its existence, 1994–2014. This material has been gathered and made public to mark the […]

100 Leaders Opens for Voting!

National History Day (NHD) and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) announce the launch of the voting platform for 100 Leaders in World History (100leaders.org), a project sponsored by Kenneth E. Behring. The site includes profiles of 100 leaders in world history selected by a panel of historians, teachers, and students […]

CHNM’s Histories: Digital History and Teaching History

Cross-posted from Stephen Robertson’s blog. This is the second in a series of posts about aspects of RRCHNM’s history written to mark the Center’s 20th anniversary. No sooner had I published my blog post on the differences between digital history and digital humanities than I realized that I had blurred a crucial difference between digital history and […]

One month until RRCHNM’s 20th Anniversary Conference

RRCHNM’s 20th anniversary is now only one month away. Over 100 people have registered to attend the free, two-day event on November 14 and 15. There is still time to join us – details and the registration form can be found here. More details of the schedule will be released soon. As part of lead-up to the conference, […]

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