Seminar: “Approaches to Global History” (Weatherhead Initiative on Global History, Harvard Univrsity)

For readers of the Global History Blog based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, here’s a recent call for seminar series titled “Approaches to Global History” by The Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (WIGH) at Harvard University on alternate Mondays, 4-6pm, during  the Fall and Spring Semesters of the 2016-17 academic year.


Oct. 31 — Sebastian Schmidt (Department of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“Global History of Global Cities”

Nov. 14 — Liliana Obregón (Law Faculty, University of the Andes)
“Writing International Legal History: An Overview”

Nov. 28 — William C. Kirby (Department of History, Harvard University)
“The World of Universities in the 21st Century: Two Case Studies”

Jan. 30, 2017 — Tâmis Parron (Department of History, University of São Paolo)
“World Economy and the Crisis of Slavery in the Americas, 1842-1854”

Feb. 27 — Sara Lorenzini (International Studies, University of Trento)
“Reenginering Political Priorities: White Supremacy, Post-Colonial Emancipation, and Ecological Risk around the Dam Project at Cahora Bassa”

Mar. 20 — Ilham Khuri-Makdisi (Department of History, Northeastern University)
Paper Title: TBA

Apr. 3 — Timothy Mitchell (Department of History, Columbia University)
Paper Title: TBA

For more details you can connect with Aaron Bekemeyer via

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