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International History Seminar Series

The Georgetown University Institute for Global History and the Mortara Center for International Studies present the
International History Seminar Series

Co-conveners: Aviel Roshwald (roshwaav@georgetown.edu) & John McNeill (mcneillj@georgetown.edu )


International History Seminar 2013-2014

The seminar will meet on Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 in the Mortara Center for International Studies at the corner of N and 36th Streets, NW (3600 N St., Washington, DC). Papers will be pre-circulated among participants. Light refreshments will be served. 

November 19: Jonathan Schlesinger (Indiana University), "China's Borderlands amidst the Rush for Natural Resources"

January 28: Sarah Snyder (University College London & American University), "1968 as International Year for Human Rights"

February 4: Tara Zahra (University of Chicago), "The First Final Solution: Jews & International Population Politics in the 1930s"

March 4: Dane Kennedy (George Washington University), "A Short History of Decolonization"

April 8: Susan Brewer (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point), "Support the Troops: Domestic Propaganda in Wartime America since World War I"
 


Seminar Schedule 2012-2013

20 Sep 2012, Nick Cullather, Indiana University
"Ye Shall Know the Truth: Central Intelligence and the Politics of Knowledge in the Early Cold War"

4 Oct 2012, Sheyda Jahanbani, University of Kansas
"Inventing Global Poverty in Cold War America"

15 Nov 2012, Mel Leffler, University of Virginia
"Victory: The 'State', the West & the Cold War"

17 Jan 2013, Steven Press, Harvard University
"Sovereignty at Guantånamo: New Evidence, German Origins, and a Comparative Historical Perspective"

7 February 2013, Susan Carruthers, Rutgers University at Newark
"Reconstructing Reconstruction: Civil War Legacies and the American Practice of Military Government in the Twentieth Century"

4 Apr 2013, Holly Case, Cornell University
"Diplomatic Revolution from Below: The Eastern Question & European Foreign Ministries, 1830-1923"


2011-2012

20 Oct 2011 Cemil Aydin, George Mason University, “The Ottoman Empire and the Idea of the ‘Muslim World’: Internationalizing Intellectual History”

10 Nov 2011 Louise Young, University of Wisconsin, “The Past in the Present: the Local History Movement and Urban Branding in Interwar Japan”

19 Jan 2012 Nathan Citino, Colarado State University, “US-Arab Relations and the Politics of Modernization during the Cold War”

16 Feb 2012 Peter Turchin, University of Connecticut, “Warfare and Empire: The Evolution of Complex Societies”

15 Mar 2012 Ines Prodoehl, German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, “Soybeans in Global Perspective, 1900-1950”

29 Mar 2012 Vanessa Ogle, University of Pennsylvania, “The Globalization of Time-Keeping”

30 Mar 2012 Christopher Andrew, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University, UK, "The British Security Service (MI5) Past and Present"

 

2 May 2012 Frank Müller, St. Andrew's, UK, "The Prince, the Crypt and the Historians: Kaiser Friedrich III and the Continuities of Monarchical Geschichtspolitik in Imperial Germany"

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