Weatherhead Initiative on Global History Seminar

Date: 

Monday, January 29, 2018, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

 “Forced Labor, Waged Labor and Industrial Work Practices: Naval Shipyards as Laboratories of Capitalism, 1750-1870"

Speaker:

Pepijn Brandon, Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Senior Researcher, International Institute of Social History; Assistant Professor, History Department, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.

Commentator:

Alexander Keyssar, Faculty Associate. Matthew W. Stirling, Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Contact:

Jessica Barnard
jbarnard@wcfia.harvard.edu

Chairs:

Sven Beckert, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Laird Bell Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Sugata Bose, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Department of History, Harvard University.

Jean Comaroff, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology; Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University.

Charles S. Maier, Senior Adviser; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History. Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

The precirculated paper will be available on the course website  (Harvard ID required) or by request to jbarnard@fas.harvard.edu approximately one week ahead of time.