Events 2006-07

September 29, 2006
EMPIRE AND CITIZENSHIP, 212-1946
Jane Burbank and Fred Cooper [NYU]

October 13, 2006
SOVEREIGNTY AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS 
Susan Pedersen [Columbia University]

October 27, 2006
CLIMATOLOGY AND HYDROTHERAPY: FRENCH COUNTERMEASURES TO THE TROPICS
Eric Jennings [U of Toronto]

November 10, 2006
OSTOPOLITIK AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE “SPECIAL RELATIONATIONSHIP”: WEST GERMANY AND ISRAEL, 1969-74
Carole Fink [Ohio State University]

February 9, 2007
ROUTE BOOKS, GAZETTEERS AND MILITARY REPORTS: BRITISH INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS DURING THE OCCUPATION OF NORTH CHINA, 1900-1906 
James Hevia [U Chicago]
Professor Hevia’s paper has been pre-circulated. If you would like to receive a copy, please e-mail cih-info@columbia.edu

March 2, 2007
COLONIALISM NOW: POLITICAL DISCOURSE AND PRACTICE OF HISTORY IN CONTEMPORARY POST-COLONIES
Participants include Juan Cole (University of Michigan), Michael Gasper (Yale), Mike McGovern (Yale), Jose Moya (Barnard), Luise White (University of Florida), Kalala Ngalamulume (Bryn Mawr College)
See Announcement [DOC | PDF]
See Workshop program [PDF]

March 23, 2007
VOCAL SOVEREIGNTIES AND HOBBESIAN ANARCHY: COPING WITH ANTI-COLONIAL SHORTWAVE RADIO BROADCASTS, 1940-1965 
James Brennan [SOAS, U of London]
Professor Brennan’s paper has been pre-circulated. If you would like to receive a copy, please e-mail cih-info@columbia.edu

March 30, 2007
SOLIDARITIES THROUGH HISTORY: GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
View Schedule and Download Abstracts

April 13, 2007
A CASE STUDY IN REACTIONARY MODERNISM: WERNHER VON BRAUN, THE PEENEMUENDE MISSILE BUILDERS AND SLAVE LABOR
Rainer Eisfeld [University of Osnabrueck]
Professor Eisfeld’s paper has been pre-circulated. If you would like to receive a copy, please e-mail cih-info@columbia.edu

April 20, 2007
THE FASCIST OCCUPATION OF CYRENAICA, 1926-1929: DIGGING INTO THE DIRT OF A COLONIAL IDYLL
Victoria de Grazia [Columbia University]

Department of History, Columbia University, New York