Intellectual migration from fascist Europe to Berkeley

Exhibition at the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life traces the journeys of artists, writers and scholars who eventually made their way to safety and intellectual prominence at UC Berkeley.
Douglas Haynes

‘Downton Abbey’ and diversity

Professor, administrator is a scholar of British history, fan of the TV series and award-winning champion of equity in faculty hiring

World's earliest depiction of volcanic eruption

Professor confirms that Turkish mural is a representation of an eruption more than 8,000 years ago.

JFK: Fifty years on

Looking back at President Kennedy's assassination a half century ago.

Film archive footage captures the Kennedy era

If you tuned in to watch the PBS documentary, “American Experience: JFK,” earlier this week, you saw historical footage taken from the holdings of the UCLA Film and Television Archive — including clips of John F. Kennedy during his presidential campaign and his nomination at the 1960 Democratic National Convention, a London meeting with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and the president returning from West Palm Beach on crutches.

Kennedy presidency: what was, what might have been

Fifty years after his assassination, scholars examine John Kennedy's accomplishments and the work he left undone.

Berkeley library readies Pat Brown archive

Former governor's documents will open a window to California political history in the 20th century.

New book recounts history of Sherman Institute

Historians co-author first collection of images and voices focused on an off-reservation Indian boarding school.

Book explores labor politics and the conservative right

UC Santa Barbara historian examines the contentious relationship that has spawned recent political turmoil.

Exploring new ways to search for lost da Vinci mural

UC San Diego researchers make progress in search for masterpiece.