The Blog April 1, 2020

Video: What is Global History? A Roundtable with Sebastian Conrad at the Institute for Advanced Study


Thursday, February 20 
Institute for Advanced Study

Since its publication in 2016, Sebastian Conrad’s What Is Global History? (Princeton University Press, 2016) has been read and debated not only by historians of modern Europe but also by historians of different parts of the world and scholars in different disciplines. 

Who writes global history? How and for whom? And why now?

Sebastian Conrad
Professor of History, Free University of Berlin

in conversation with

Suzanne Akbari
Professor, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study

Nicola Di Cosmo
Luce Foundation Professor in East Asian Studies, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study

Francesca Trivellato
Andrew W. Mellon Professor, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study

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