CFP: Sovereignty, Economy and the Global Histories of Natural Resources (University of Cambridge, 18-19 December 2017)

Readers interested in the global history of natural resources (and its connections to questions of sovereignty, law and the economy) will be interested in this call for papers for an international symposium. The symposium will be hosted at the University of Cambridge from 18-19 December 2017, and is sponsored by the International Research Award in Global … Continue reading CFP: Sovereignty, Economy and the Global Histories of Natural Resources (University of Cambridge, 18-19 December 2017)

Symposium: “Global Histories of Taxation and State Finances Since the Late 19th Century,” Basel, December 1-3, 2016

If you’re a long-time follower of our interviews with global historians at the Global History Forum, you may recall one of our very first interviews with University of Pennsylvania historian Vanessa Ogle — then on her first book, The Global Transformation of Time, published with Harvard University Press in 2015. As we noted in our interview … Continue reading Symposium: “Global Histories of Taxation and State Finances Since the Late 19th Century,” Basel, December 1-3, 2016