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International History Workshop 2018-19

We are excited to announce the 2018-2019 lineup for the International History Workshop!

All IHW meetings will run from 12:00-1:15 in 513 Fayerweather, and lunch will be served.

We look forward to seeing you this year!

Best wishes,

Sam Coggeshall, Joslyn DeVinney, Isobel Plowright, and Rohan Shah

Fall 2018

September 19 – Bernhard Struck (St. Andrews) – “Did Prussia have an Atlantic History? The Partitions of Poland-Lithuania, the French Colonisation of Guyana, and Climates in the Caribbean, c.1760s-1780s”

September 26 – Aaron Benanav (University of Chicago) – “The Construction of a Globally Operational Concept of Unemployment at the UN, 1945-1995”

October 3 – Amy Offner (University of Pennsylvania) – “Knowledge Without a Nation, Concepts Without a Discipline: The Case of Albert Hirschman”

October 10 – Jyoti Mohan (Morgan State University) – “Writing histories, appropriating pasts: how the French wrote India’s ‘history’”

October 24 – Andrew Liu (Villanova University) – Introduction to “Tea War: A History of Capitalism in China and India”

October 31 – Faith Hillis (University of Chicago) – “From Refugees to Terrorists: Émigré Dystopias and the Rise of the Security State”

November 7 – Kostis Karpozilos (Columbia University) – “Transnational Socialism within a Nation State: the un-Greekness of Greek Socialism (1910-1918)”

November 14 – Muriam Haleh Davis (UC Santa Cruz) – “Markets and Muslims: Planning for ‘Homo Economics’ during Algerian Decolonization”

November 28 – David Ekbladh (Tufts University) – “World History and Global Crisis: Internationalist Histories and US Globalism” – Cancelled

December 5 – Shireen Hamza (Harvard University) – “The Weight of Dreams: The Kābūs in the Medieval Indian Ocean World”

Spring 2019

January 30 – Jennifer Johnson (Brown University): “Developing Postcolonial Morocco: King Hassan II, Healthcare, and Family Planning, 1965-1968”

February 6 – James Chappel (Duke University): “Does It Matter That We Live Forever? Reflections on Old Age and International History”

February 13 – Giorgios Giannakopoulos (Durham University): “Of Empires, Dominions and Successor States: British Liberal Internationalism and Imperial Order in Eastern Europe in the 1920s”

February 20 – Andreas Eckert (Humboldt University Berlin): “Decolonizing Germany? The Politics of Coping with the Past” – Cancelled

February 27 – Tehila Sasson (Emory University): “Nature, Sovereignty and Disasters After Empire”

March 6 – Vera Candiani (Princeton University): Title TBD

March 13 – David Ekbladh (Tufts University): “World History and Global Crisis: Internationalist Histories and US Globalism”

March 27 – Atina Grossmann (Cooper Union): “Trauma, Privilege, and Adventure in Transit: Jewish Refugees in Iran and India.”

April 3- Tithi Bhattacharya (Purdue University): Title TBD

April 10 – Rosie Bsheer (Harvard University): Title TBD

April 17 – Ali Raza (Lahore University of Management Sciences): “Desiring Utopia: Revolutionary Lives and Revolutionary Dreams in South Asia”

April 24 – Angus Burgin (Johns Hopkins): “The Neoliberal Turn”

May 1st- Philippa Hetherington (University College London): “A Well-Ordered International Police State? Sex and Security in Fin-de-Siècle International Law”

Thanks to our sponsors:
The Center for International History, ISERP, The Harriman Institute, and The Department of History