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Graduate History Colloquium - Fall 2014
HIST 6005

Faculty Conveners: Camille Robcis, Ernesto Bassi
Thursdays, 4:30-6:30, 366 McGraw Hall

The Department of History would like to acknowledge the generous support of Marc and Lyn Cohen, whose gift helps make this colloquium possible.

 

September 4: Introduction and Professionalization Workshop: Job Application Materials

September 11:  Jamie Miller (Cambridge PhD, Einaudi Postdoc), “Africanizing Apartheid: Identity, Ideology, and State-Building in Post-Colonial Africa”

September 18:  Seth Ackerman, “Ideology and Material Structures: The Working Class and the Politics of Anticommunism in the United States.”

September 25:   David Sartorius (University of Maryland), “Paper Trails: Race, Passports, and the Legal Culture of Travel in Nineteenth-Century Cuba”

October 2:   Professionalization: Fellowship Proposals

October 9:    Aaron Law, “‘Equals to Theoretical Equals to Experts’: The Assembly of Captive European Nations and the Redirection of Postwar Anti-Soviet Institutions”

October 23:    Julia Stephens (Yale University), “Domesticating Islam: Secularism and Religious Personal Law in Colonial India” (co-sponsored by the South Asia Program).

October 30:    Taomo Zhou, “Transnationalizing the People’s Republic: China and Indonesia in the Cold War, 1949-1967”

November 6:  Open Slot for Mock Job Talks

November 13:   Eric Lewis Beverly (Stony Brook), “Minor Sovereignties: Hyderabad Among States and Empires”  (co-sponsored by the GHA and the South Asia Program).

December 4:   Mate Rigo, “World War I, the Versailles Treaty and the Business Elites of Europe (1914-1924)”

Papers will be available one week prior to the colloquium meeting. Please contact Barb Donnell (bad2@cornell.edu) if you wish to receive a copy of the paper.



 

Faculty Comparative History Colloquium - Fall 2014

 

Suman Seth, “Peripheral Knowledge and the Making of Empire: Seasoning Sickness in 18th Century British Medicine,” Tuesday, September 16, 6-8:30 p.m. at Telluride House

Maria Cristina Garcia, [Title TBA], Tuesday, October 21, 6-8:30 p.m. at Mary Beth Norton's house

Russell Rickford, [Title TBA], Tuesday, November 11, 6-8:30 p.m. at Ray Craib’s house

 

 

Papers will be available one week prior to the colloquium meeting. Please contact Barb Donnell (bad2@corell.edu) if you wish to receive a copy of the paper. Dinner will be provided, so please RSVP one week in advance as well. Directions to the event will be distributed in advance.