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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | October 29, 2018

What We're Reading This Week

COLLIN BERNARD … Quinn Slobodian, "Trump, Populists and the Rise of Right-Wing Globalization," The New York Times. Seyla Benhabib, "Below the Asphalt Lies the Beach," Boston Review. Nadezhda Azhgikhina, "Russia's Unlearned Lessons From the Failed Revolt of 1993," The Nation.
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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | October 19, 2018

What We're Reading This Week

YEHOR BRAILIAN … Livia Gershon, 'The Problem With "Public Charge" Rules,' JSTOR Daily. Miles Larmer, 'Global History for Schools,' Historical Transactions. Rachel Dinning, '"There Was No Feeling Sorry For Themselves": Director Peter Jackson on the Soldiers of the First World War,' Historyextra.
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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | October 12, 2018

What We're Reading This Week

JAMES PARKER … Silvia Federici, "Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women," New Frame. Yohannes Gedamu, "How Ethiopia's History of Ethnic Rivalry is Destabilizing Its Reform Gains," Quartz Africa. Nicholas Grant, "Nelson Mandela and the Racial Politics of US Imperialism," Africa is a Country.
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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | September 29, 2018

What We're Reading This Week

NAGOTHU NARESH KUMAR … Joseph Preville, "Was Prophet Muhammad Really Illiterate? An Interview with Juan Cole," World Religion News. Livia Gershon, "Punishing Forgery with Death," JSTOR Daily. Lubna Irfan, "From Babur to Dara Shukoh: Fluid Sexuality Was Never 'Unnatural' During Mughal Era," DailyO.
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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | September 20, 2018

What We're Reading This Week

COLLIN BERNARD … Adam Tooze, "Tempestuous Seasons," London Review of Books. Mike Davis, "Trumps America," Rebel. Holly Brewer, "Slavery-entangled Philosophy," Aeon. Sarah Jilani, "Shifting Sands," The Times Literary Supplement. MEGHNA CHAUDHURI … Nir Shafir, "Forging Islamic Science," Aeon.
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Conference Report: Global History Student Conference (Istanbul Sehir University, June 22-24, 2018)
Conference Reports | July 26, 2018

Conference Report: Global History Student Conference (Istanbul Sehir University, June 22-24, 2018)

Academic trends can encourage collaboration among scholars from different parts of the world. A good example of this was the student conference on global history held in Istanbul last month, attended by students from 21 different universities. The fact the conference took place in Istanbul seemed particularly appropriate in the context of global history. Indeed, the city of Istanbul has long been a multicultural, multiethnic and multireligious place, especially during the long periods when it was the capital of empires. The conference was organized by undergraduate students from Istanbul Sehir University on behalf of the History Department.

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Conference Report: Russia's Global Legal Trajectories: International Law in Eurasia's Past and Present (University College London, 16-17 February 2018).
Conference Reports | June 6, 2018

Conference Report: Russia's Global Legal Trajectories: International Law in Eurasia's Past and Present (University College London, 16-17 February 2018).

On the 16th and 17th of February 2018, the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) at University College London (UCL) hosted an international workshop on "Russia's Global Legal Trajectories: International Law in Eurasia's Past and Present". Organized by Dr. Philippa Hetherington (UCL) with the generous support of the British Academy for Arts and Sciences and Pushkin House, the workshop was dedicated to the history of legal issues in Russia from the Russian Empire, Soviet Union and Russian Federation. The workshop lasted for two days and consisted of 6 panels and a total of 14 speakers. It united historians with legal scholars, which provided a rich basis for discussions of issues of legality at various points in Russian history.

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What We're Reading This Week
The Blog | May 26, 2018

What We're Reading This Week

LOTTE HOUWINK TEN CATE … Sarah Jaffe, "The Factory in the Family," The Nation. Peter Slezkine, "What Happened to the 'Free World'," The New Republic. Sarah Stoller, "Forging a Politics of Care," History Workshop. ADEN KNAAP … Karuna Mantena, "Getting the NIEO Right," Law and Political Economy Blog.
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CFP: Colonial Cities in Global Perspective (Saint-Louis, Senegal, December 10-12, 2018)
The Blog | May 22, 2018

CFP: Colonial Cities in Global Perspective (Saint-Louis, Senegal, December 10-12, 2018)

The Global History Network, the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, the Foundation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris, and the Institute of Advanced Study in Saint-Louis, seek papers for a conference on  Colonial Cities in Global Perspective , to be held in Saint-Louis, Senegal…
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