"Humanity & Other Forms of Life: Environmental Histories of the World"
November 5, 8:30 AM, Mortara Center for International Studies
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"The Past as Prologue: Learning from Climate Changes in Past Centuries"
November 15, 12:00 PM, Fisher Colloquium
A conversation with Michael E. Mann, world-renowned climatologist
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Environmental History Seminar
January 29, 1:00 PM, ICC 450
A conversation with Adam Rome, Professor of History and English, Unidel Helen Gouldner Chair for the Environment
Author of Bulldozer in the Countryside and The Genius of Earth Day
Digital Humanities Seminar
February 19, 5:00 PM, ICC 662
Ian Milligan, University of Waterloo
"The Digital Humanities and Born-Digital Sources: Web Archives, Tweets, and the Record of Today"
Ian Milligan is an assistant professor of digital and Canadian history at the University of Waterloo. The Principal Investigator of the federally and provincially-funded “Web Archives for Historical Research Group,” Milligan explores the impact that web archives will have on the historical profession.
Stephen Tuck, Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, discusses his recently published The Night Malcolm X Spoke at the Oxford Union: A Transatlantic Story of Antiracist Protest Co-sponsored by GIGH and African American Studies Program.
The Music of Ernesto Nazareth, sponsored by the Dept of Performing Arts
Alfred J. Rieber, Central European University, delivering the first annual Richard Stites Memorial Lecture, "The Struggle Over the Borderlands: La longue dureé"; sponsored by the History Department and the Center for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies.
Dr. Aiyaz Husain, US State Department, presents his new book Mapping the End of Empire: American and British Strategic Visions in the Postwar World, Harvard University Press, 2014
Jay Hakes, former director of the Energy Information Administration
"Has Long-Term US Energy Policy Been a Failure or Success? Fresh Perspectives from Declassified Materials and Recent Events?"
Catholicism in the Americas
sponsored by the Americas Initiative Program
sponsored by the Center for European and German Studies
Redes: Music and Film of the Mexican Revolutionary Period, 1910-1940
sponsored by the Americas Initiative Program
Benjamin Zeimann,University of Sheffield, UK
"Weimar Germany's Republican War Veterans and Their French Counterparts, 1918-1933"
Co-sponsored by GIGH and BMW Center for German and European Studies.
Bruce M. Campbell, Queens University Belfast
"The great transition: climate, disease and society in the 13th and 14th centuries"
Co-sponsored by STIA and Medieval Studies
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Cultures of Violence Workshop
Gabriel Gorodetsky, Quondam Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford University, and Incumbent of Rubin Chair for Russian Stidues, Tel Aviv University,
"The Dramatis Personae Behind the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact"
co-sponsored with Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies
Professor Nara Milanich of Barnard College
"The Global History of the Paternity Test"
Asserting Indigenity, Becoming Indigenous
a conference sponsored by Americas Initiative Program
Kristina Spohr, Sr Lecturer in International History, London School of Economics and Political Science
"'The NATO Enlargement Question' in German Unification Diplomacy and its Consequences for the post-Cold War European Security Architecture"
Co-sponsored with BMW Center for German and European Studies
Bloody Days: Massacres in Comparative Perspective
in co-sponsorship with the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the McNeil Center for Early American Studies
Rogerio Souza and Friends
A presentation of Brazilian music
co-sponsored with Brazilian Studies
James Walvin, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, The University of York discussing his newly published The Zong: A Massacre, The Law, and the End of Slavery
Co-sponsored by Georgetown Institute for Global History, GU African American Studies Program, and Howard University History Department
Genevieve Massard-Guilbaud, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
"Twentieth-century French Historians and the Environment"
co-sponsored by Institute for Global History, STIA, CGES, CFE
Ray Kea, University of California Riverside
"Hidden Histories and the Atlantic World: Perspectives from the West African Gold Coast in the Era of Atlantic Slaving"
Co-sponsored by Institute for Global History, African Studies, and Americas Initiative
Eric Perlstein, author and independent historian
"The Invisible Bridge: the 1970s and the Rise of Ronald Reagan"
Co-sponsored by Institute for Global History and American Studies
Robin Becker Dance, presenting Into Sunlight, inspired by the David Maraniss book They Marched Into Sunlight.
Presented and co-sponsored by Department of Performing Arts, with co-sponsorship by Institute for Global History, Americas Initiative, American Studies Program, Mortara Center for International Studies, Justice and Peace Studies Program, Veterans Advantage, and a generous private and anonymous donation.
Robert Gerwarth, discussing his recently published Hitler's Hangman: The Life of Heydrich.
Re-Thinking Brazil, a one-day conference co-sponsored by Center for Latin American Studies, Institute for Global History, and Americas Initiative
Alternatives to the Nation: Cuba and the Andes in the Era of Independence, 1760-1860
co-sponsored with Americas Initiative and the Center for Latin American Studies
Christopher Andrew, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University, UK
"The British Security Service (MI5) Past and Present"
Mark Fiege presenting his newly published The Republic of Nature: An Environmental History of the United States,
co-sponsored with the Center for the Environment and the Center for Science Technology and International Affairs
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"