|Friday, April 12|
|Davis Center Seminar, Michael Laffan
Michael Laffan, Princeton University At Sea with Sayyid Alawi: On the life and times of a Yemeni Mystic in Java and South Africa
211 Dickinson Hall 10:15 am
|1763: The First Global War and Its Consequences
1763: The First Global War and Its Consequences Sponsored by the Eighteenth-Century Seminar (Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study), with generous assistance from the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey. 1:30 Opening Remarks: David Bell, Princeton University, and Don Carleton, The 1763 Peace of Paris Commemoration (project 1763.org). 1:45 The French and British Empires. Eliga Gould, University of New Hampshire. War in a Time of Peace: European Treaty-Making and the Scramble for America. John Shovlin, New York University. France and the Seven Years War: A Political Economic Perspective. Chair and Discussant: David Bell, Princeton University 3:30 America and India. Peter Silver, Rutgers University. Two Impostors? Triumph and Disaster in the Seven Years War and the War of Jenkinss Ear." Christina Welsch, Princeton University. "Along the Branches of the Pagoda Tree: The Struggle for Ambition in the East India Companies during the Seven Years' War." Chair and Discussant: Jonathan Israel, Institute for Advanced Study 5:00 Conclusions. Chair and Discussant: Linda Colley, Princeton University 5:30 Reception, in the Dickinson Hall Faculty Lounge, featuring music from the Seven Years War, performed by the Practitioners of Musick.
211 Dickinson Hall 1:30 pm
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