Jeremy Adelman
Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Princeton University

Jeremy Adelman is the Henry Charles Lea professor of history and director of the Global History Lab at Princeton University. His latest books are Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O Hirschman (2013) and the co-authored Worlds Together, Worlds Apart (4th ed, 2014). 

Written by Jeremy Adelman

Opposition troops during heavy fighting, shelling and airstrikes near the oil refinery in Ras Lanuf in Eastern Libya, 11 March 2011. Photo by Lynsey Addario/Getty Images Reportage

Essay/
War and peace
Don’t look away

Photography came of age amid the wars and atrocities, as well as the humanitarian aspirations, of the modern world

Jeremy Adelman

Storm clouds gather above ships waiting to dock in Singapore. Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters

Essay/
Global history
What is global history now?

Historians cheered globalism with work about cosmopolitans and border-crossing, but the power of place never went away

Jeremy Adelman