Harvard Bookstore: Jim Downs in Conversation with Sven Beckert


Monday, September 13, 2021, 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Zoom (registration required)

Harvard Book Store's virtual event series welcomes Jim Downs, the Gilder Lehrman-National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of Civil War Era Studies and History at Gettysburg College and former WIGH Fellow, for a discussion of his latest book, Maladies of Empire: How Colonialism, Slavery, and War Transformed Medicine. He will be joined in conversation by Sven Beckert, acclaimed author of Empire of Cotton: A Global History.

More information and registration link available from Harvard Bookstore.