Events 2005-06

 

September 30, 2005
THE POLITICS OF VIOLENCE: THE ITALIAN OCCUPATION AND GREEK SOCIETY, 1941-1943 
Lidia Santarelli [Princeton University]

November 4, 2005
BASE PLEASURES: REGULATING SEX WORK IN OCCUPIED JAPAN
Sarah Kovner [University of Wisconsin-La Crosse]

November 11, 2005
10am-12noon 
INTERNATIONAL HISTORY IN THEORY AND PRACTICE: A WORKSHOP FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS AND FACULTY MEMBERS
SESSION ONE: 10am-11am:
“What is International History?”
with Karen Barkey, Victoria de Grazia and Greg Mann
SESSION TWO, 11am-12noon
“The Practice of International History: Reading, Writing, and Researching International History”
with Jose Moya and Adam McKeown

November 18, 2005
THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE INTERNATIONAL LAW OF OCCUPATION: A WORKSHOP
Morning session, 10am-12.30:
The Antinomies of   Transformative Occupation
Nehal Bhuta [Human Rights Watch]
“A Peaceable and Law-Respecting State”? Imperial Russia, the FirstHague Conference and the Codification of the Laws of War’
Peter Holquist [Cornell]
Lunch
Afternoon session, 2-4pm:
“The Occupation of Belgium in World War I: The New Law in its First Major Test”
Eyal Benvenisti [Tel Aviv University/NYU] 
Dilemmas of Confidence? Legal Severity in Habsburg Serbia, 
1916-1918
Jonathan Gumz [U.Chicago]

December 9, 2005
FROM CONQUEST TO INTERVENTION: STATE, REGIME AND LEADER EXIT: THE UNITED STATES AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, 1965 
Tanisha Fazal [Columbia]

February 3, 2006
EMPIRE, MILITARY OCCUPATION AND THE UPLIFTING PRINCIPLE OF SELF-DETERMINATION: REFLECTIONS ON THE UNITED STATES
Anders Stephanson [Columbia]

March 3, 2006
THE LEGALIST ORIGINS OF AN EXTRALEGAL SPACE: THE PLATT AMENDMENT, GUANTANAMO, AND INTERNATIONAL LAW IN THE AMERICAS
Christina D. Burnett [Princeton U.]

March 10, 2006
CROSSING BOUNDARIES, SPANNING REGIONS: MOVEMENTS OF PEOPLE, GOODS AND IDEAS

The theme for this year’s conference is “Crossing Boundaries, Spanning Regions:  Movements of People, Goods, and Ideas.”  On March 10 2006, we will bringtogether scholars of all regions and disciplines to discuss movement across boundaries both physical and imagined. Please see the conference schedule below.
Please contact Giuliana Chamedes (gc2154@columbia.edu) for any questions about the conference.

March 31, 2006
10 AM – 12 Noon
MANOEUVERING BETWEEN TWO FRANCES: WESTERN AFRICANS UNDER VICHY RULE 
Ruth Ginio [Hebrew University, visiting scholar, Columbia University]

April 7, 2006
PARTIAL SOVEREIGNTIES: A WORKSHOP 
Morning session: 10am-12.30
Extrality in Reality: Conflicting Interpretations of Consular Jurisdiction in China and Japan 
Par Cassel [Harvard U.]
Exceptional Enclaves: The Legal Puzzle of Quasi-Sovereign Territory in Nineteenth Century Empire
Lauren Benton [NYU]
Discussant : Peter Rosenblum [Columbia U.]
Lunch
Afternoon session: 2-4.30pm
Sovereignty and Citizenship in the Middle East, 1875-1950 
Elizabeth Thompson [U. of Virginia]                        
Dollar Diplomacy and Sovereignty in Central America, 1900-1950 

Friedrich Katz [U. of Chicago]                         
Discussant: 
Fred Cooper [NYU]

April 28, 2006
WEST BANK HISTORY PROJECT
Participants include:
Nadia Abu El-Haj [Columbia]
Samer Alatout [Wisconsin]
Ilana Feldman [NYU]
Rashid Khalidi [Columbia]
Tamara Neuman [Harvard]
Mouin Rabbani [ICG]
Shira Robinson [Iowa]