History Events

2020 Aug 20

(Zoom event) Global History Network Seminar: Prabhu Mohapatra, University of Delhi

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online via Zoom

"Informality: A Global History"
Prabhu Mohapatra, University of Delhi

Commentators: Joan Chaker, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

 

The six members of the Global History Network are collaborating on a biweekly summer seminar featuring talks by our scholars, as well as commentary from a graduate student and a faculty member for each presentation.

The paper and Zoom meeting link are available by request to wigh@wcfia.harvard.edu

2020 Aug 06

(Zoom event) Global History, Globally Seminar: Pepijn Brandon (IISH)

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online via Zoom

"A Burgherly Life on the Banda Islands: Land, Labor and Ecology in the 1621 Genocide" 

Pepijn Brandon, IISH


Comment:

Leonardo Marques (Lab-Mundi and UFF, Rio) 

 

The six members of the Global History Network are collaborating on a biweekly summer seminar featuring talks by our scholars, as well as commentary from a graduate student and a faculty member for each presentation.

The paper and Zoom meeting link are available by...

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2020 Jul 23

(Zoom Event) Global History, Globally Seminar: Mamoudou Sy (Senegal)

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online via Zoom

"Policing the Railways: Peanut Trade and Social Mobility Alongside the Corridor Dakar-Saint Louis, 1885-1907"

Mamoudou Sy, Université du Sine Saloum El Hadji Ibrahima Niass de Kaolack, Kaffrine, Senegal 

Comment:

Nicole Bianchi, PhD Candidate in History, University of Sao Paulo

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2020 Apr 29

The Plantation: Violence and imaginary order in the gardens of Suriname and Amsterdam (Erasmus Lecture Series Part III)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

History Department Conference Room, Robinson Hall 125, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Erasmus Poster Part III

The final lecture explores the plantation as an ideal-type of colonial governance and capitalist ordering through the lens of a strange historic coincidence. In 1683 the City of Amsterdam acquired a 1/3 part...

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2020 Mar 11

[CANCELLED] A Burgherly Life on the Banda Islands: Land, labor and ecology in the 1621 genocide (Erasmus Lecture Series Part II)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

History Department Conference Room, Robinson Hall 125, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Please note that this event has been cancelled.

 

Erasmus Poster II

In 1621, the Dutch East India Company (VOC)...

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2019 Nov 18

WIGH Seminar: Michael Ralph, "Insurance and the Transatlantic Slave Trade"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room, 35 Quincy Street

"Insurance and the Transatlantic Slave Trade"
Michael Ralph, Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis; Director of Africana Studies, New York University

Commentators:
Maya Singhal, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University
Sophie Wilkowske, PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

This graduate-faculty research seminar is designed to bring together interested faculty and students on a continuing basis to cover topics on global history. It is part of History 2950A/...

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2020 Mar 28

CON-IH: Militarization: Methods, Approaches, & New Directions

(All day)

The Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International and Global History (Con-IH) is organized by Harvard graduate students who are immersed in the field of international history. The conference selects 12 graduate students from around the world to participate in a two-day conference to present and discuss cutting-edge scholarship in various themes of international and global history. 

For the past two decades, Con-IH has been generously supported by various centers at Harvard including the Harvard History Department, the Weatherhead Center for International...

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