Events 2007-08

September 14, 2007
ONE WORLD, MANY CULTURES:  MARGARET MEAD AND THE LIMITS TO “COLD WAR ANTHROPOLOGY”
Peter Mandler (University of Cambridge)

October 5, 2007
IN THE NAME OF HUMANITY: A ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION 
with Chris Brown, Susan Pedersen and Anupama Rao
Chaired by Gregory Mann

October 17, 2007
WRITING AFRICA INTO TRANSNATIONAL HISTORY: A WORKSHOP
[Co-sponsored with U. of Leipzig & Columbia Institute of African Studies]
Speakers: Gareth Austin, Frederick Cooper, Leo de Haan, Mamadou Diouf, Andreas Eckert, Mahmood Mamdani, Gregory Mann, Eike Karin Ohlendorf

November 2, 2007
TANGLED EMPIRES – HUMANITARIANISM AND THE LAST OTTOMAN CENTURY: A CONFERENCE
Organiser: Christine Philliou

November 9, 2007
ART WITHOUT FRONTIERS? SATYAJIT RAY AND THE CONSTRAINTS OF UNIVERSAL HUMANISM

Chandak Sengoopta (Birkbeck)

November 30, 2007
HOLY WAR AND HUMANITY 
Tomas Mastnak

January 25, 2008
HUMANITARIANISM AND CAPITALISM: THE LESSONS OF THE MARSHALL PLAN 
Sheryl Kroen [University of Florida]

February 14, 2008
THE ALLIED BOMBARDMENTS IN ITALY: MILITARY STRATEGIES, POPULAR EXPERIENCE AND MEMORY 
(Co-sponsored by the Department of Italian and the Institute for the Study of Europe)
Gabriella Gribaudi [Naples]
7 p.m., 223 Milbank Hall (Ella Weed Room), Barnard College
Entrance to Milbank Hall at 606 W. 120th St.

March 28, 2008
HISTORICIZING THE HUMAN: A WORKSHOP
(Co-sponsored by the Consortium for Intellectual and Cultural History) 

April 4 , 2008
SYMBOLS OF EXCLUSION: GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
(Co-sponsored by the Lehman Center for American History, Middle East Institute, and Weatherhead East Asian Institute)
9 a.m.-5 p.m., Philosophy Hall, Rm. 301 
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April 18, 2008
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE IDEA OF WAR? A CONFERENCE
(Co-sponsored by the Program in Legal History)
Including Sir Michael Howard (Oxford/Yale), Jan-Werner Müller (NYU), Anders Stephanson (Columbia)
10 a.m.-5 p.m.Jerome Greene Hall, Rm. 107

Department of History, Columbia University, New York