“International History of Agrarian and Rural Development Policies and Doctrines Since 1950” (Workshop, Florence, Italy, November 10-11, 2015)

TODO REACTIVATE 20140920 Readers of the Toynbee Prize Foundation’s Global History Forum may recall our interview with historian Corinna Unger this past autumn – then based at the Jacobs University in Bremen, but now a Professor at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. For those interested in Unger’s research agenda on the global history … Continue reading “International History of Agrarian and Rural Development Policies and Doctrines Since 1950” (Workshop, Florence, Italy, November 10-11, 2015)

CFP: Communicating International Organizations in the 20th Century (European University Institute)

Here’s an upcoming conference that should appeal to readers of the Toynbee Prize Foundation’s Global History blog. From March 10-12, 2016, the European University Institute (EUI) near Florence, Italy will be hosting a conference devoted to the media history of international organizations, broadly conceived. A description of the conference (fuller version here), which is organized by … Continue reading CFP: Communicating International Organizations in the 20th Century (European University Institute)

From Swadeshi to GDP: Discussing India’s Paths to Development With Corinna Unger

India, or so the geopolitical soothsayers tell us these days, is on the rise. Soon to be the world’s most populous country, since liberalization in the early 1990s, the South Asian giant has seen rates of economic growth that approach China’s. And while regional frozen conflicts like Kashmir, internal guerilla movements, and the decades-long rivalry … Continue reading From Swadeshi to GDP: Discussing India’s Paths to Development With Corinna Unger

Summer School in Comparative and Transnational History: Theories, Methodology and Case Studies (September 2015)

Our colleagues at the European University Institute in Florence have recently announced what looks to be an exciting summer school in Transnational and Comparative History. Taking place from September 14-17, 2015 and targeted at graduate students (up until their last year of enrollment), the Summer School pitches itself as a forum to participate in seminars with faculty … Continue reading Summer School in Comparative and Transnational History: Theories, Methodology and Case Studies (September 2015)