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Serge Gruzinski (PLAS Visiting Scholar and École de Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris) on "El aguila y el dragón: México y China..."

Full title: "El aguila y el dragón: México y China frente a la desmesura ibérica (siglo XVI)"
Lecture in Spanish and Portuguese
Discussant: Rafael Rojas (Princeton University)

Location: 219 Burr Hall

Date/Time: 02/23/12 at 4:30 pm - 02/23/12 at 6:00 pm

Serge Gruzinski is a professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris. His current research focuses on the relationship between the global and the local. Gruzinski is working on two projects: "New World and the birth of a global conscience: a reading of José de Acosta," about defining the meanings of "thinking global" in the Catholic Monarchy; and "Asia and the New World in Early Modern Times." He will teach one undergraduate seminar, LAS 401/SPA 410/HIS 409 Latin American Studies Seminar: From Colonial to Global: Early Latin American History, during Spring 2011–12.

Category: PLAS Lecture

Department: Program in Latin American Studies