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Past Events 2012-13

Workshops

 
Friday, October 5, 2012 
Empire and Ideology
Organizer: Jeremy Adelman

Panelists:
 Rana Mitter, University of Oxford
David Armitage, Harvard University
Karuna Mantena,Yale University
 
1:30-4:30 p.m.
210-211 Dickinson Hall
Open to the public

Friday, March 1, 2013
Violence and Empire: An Interdisciplinary Workshop
Organizer: Nick Nesbitt

Speakers:
Jean-Godefroy Bidima, Tulane University, "Empire and the Post-Cold War Atmosphere: 'New Clothes' of Violence in Africa"
Alberto Moreiras, Texas A&M University, "Indigeneity and the Question of Cosmopoliical Philosophy"
Gary Wilder, City University of New York, "Rethinking Violence as Political Metric"

1:30-4:30 p.m.
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Open to the public
 

Friday, April 19, 2013
Does the US Run an Informal Empire?
Moderator: Atul Kohli

Commentators:
G. John Ikenberry, Princeton University
Bradley Simpson, Princeton University

Panelists:
Julian Go, Boston University
Greg Grandin, New York University
Melani McAlister, George Washington University

1:30-4:30 p.m.
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Open to the public
 


Lunchtime Talks and Public Lectures

October 24, 2012
Three Visions of Empire in the Last Years of the Russian Empire
Peter Holquist, University of Pennsylvania
4:30 p.m.
216 Aaron Bur Hall

November 28, 2012
America: A Philanthropic Empire?
 Inderjeet Parmar, City University London
4:30 p.m.
216 Aaron Burr Hall

January 16, 2013 
The Strange, Sad Case of Mara Illic: Slavery and Conversion at the Meeting of Two Empires
Alison Frank Johnson, Harvard University
4:30 p.m.
216 Aaron Burr Hall

February 13, 2013
The Looks of Power: Coercion and Persuasion in the Post-War American Empire
Emily Rosenberg, University of California, Irvine
4:30 p.m.
216 Aaron Burr Hall

April 10, 2013
Empire and Liberal World Order
Georg Sorensen,  Aarhus University, Denmark.
4:30 p.m.
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Rescheduled from March 13

May 15, 2013
Restless Empire: China and the World since 1750
Arne Westad, London School of Economics
4:30 p.m.
216 Aaron Burr Hall


Graduate Student Workshop Series


Graduate Student Workshop Series
Colonialism and Imperialism

February 21, 2013
Mutiny’s Bounty: Anthropology, Pitcairn Islanders, and the Making of a Natural Laboratory on the Edge of Britain’s South Seas Empire
Adrian Young, History of Science
Commentator: Christina Welsch, History
Noon
216 Aaron Burr Hall

March 14, 2013
Modernization Theory, Islam, and a Hermeneutic for Development
Megan Brankley, History
Commentator: Faez Syed, Religion
Noon
216 Aaron Burr Hall

April 4, 2013
Algerian Medical Auxiliaries at War
Hannah-Louise Clark, History of Science
Commentator: James Casey, History
Noon
216 Burr Hall

April 18, 2013
“Possessing” the City’s History: Private Property, Urban Renewal, and Assembling Public Memory in Istanbul and Cairo
Sarah El-Kazaz, Politics
Commentator: Edna Bonhomme, History of Science
Noon
216 Aaron Burr Hall
Paper

May 2, 2013
Catherine Evans, History
Commentator: Gwen Gordon, Anthropology
Noon
216 Aaron Burr Hall