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

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Perry World House (University of Pennsylvania)

For those of you looking for post-doctoral fellowships with later deadlines, here’s another neat opportunity. At the University of Pennsylvania, the Global Innovations Institute at Perry World House has announced its inaugural post-doctoral program, part of the larger remit of Perry World House to “connect Penn to the international policy world through research, student engagement, … Continue reading Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Perry World House (University of Pennsylvania)

Globalizing Time, Globalizing Capital: A Conversation with Vanessa Ogle

It’s a familiar routine for scholars of global history. Having squeezed in a visit to an archive during a spring break or stretch of summer vacation, you get off the airplane in a foreign land, stretch your legs, and feel, in spite of the local caffeine injection, tired. You set your watch, several hours ahead … Continue reading Globalizing Time, Globalizing Capital: A Conversation with Vanessa Ogle