Events 2008-09

 

September 26, 2008
‘YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!’ AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA AND THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISM OF THE 70′S
Jan Eckel (Freiburg)

November 14, 2008
FROM THE VIENNA SYSTEM TO THE PARIS SYSTEM
Eric Weitz (Minnesota)

November 19, 2008
TOWARDS AN INTERNATIONAL HISTORY OF POSTWAR RECONSTRUCTION: RECONNECTING EUROPE AND EMPIRE AFTER 1945
A conversation between Adam Tooze (Cambridge) and Fred Cooper (NYU)

December 5, 2008 
THE GUILT OF HUMANITY: TERRORISM AND THE POSSIBILITY OF A GLOBAL POLITICS 

Faisal Devji (New School)

February 13, 2009
GENETIC ANTHROPOLOGICAL SELVES
Nadia Abu El Haj (Barnard)
commentator: Stathis Gourgouris (Columbia)

March 6, 2009
FACING DOWN EMPIRES: THE LEAGUE OF NATION’S CAMPAIGN AGAINST FORCED LABOR IN THE INTERWAR YEARS
J. P. Daughton (Stanford)

March 27, 2009
CLAIMING THE WORLD: UNIVERSALISMS AS DOCTRINE AND IN ACTION (A GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE)
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April 3, 2009
HISTORIES OF HUMANITARIANISM: A CONFERENCE 
Organized by Samuel Moyn (Columbia) and Jennifer Pitts (Chicago)
Co-sponsored by the Consortium for Intellectual and Cultural History
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April 10, 2009
THE COLD WAR AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES: APPROACHES AND ARGUMENTS
Organized by the Center for International History and the Heyman Center for Humanities
Sponsored by a generous grant from the Mellon Foundation
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April 24, 2009
‘A FALSE PRINCIPLE IN THE LAW OF NATIONS’. STATE SOVEREIGNTY AND HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION IN THE AGE OF WESTPHALIA AND BURKE
Brendan Simms (Cambridge)

May 1, 2009
THE SACCO-VANZETTI AFFAIR: AMERICA ON TRIAL 
Moshik Temkin (Harvard)