Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH)

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Edwin F. Ackerman

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) (Spring 2019). Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Syracuse University.

Research interests: Political parties; dispossession; state formation; comparative-historical sociology; and Latin America.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Felipe Alfonso

Global Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). PhD Candidate, Department of History, Universidade de São Paulo.
Research interests: Capitalism; slavery; commodity history; global history; Atlantic history; Brazilian history; and the long nineteenth century.
1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Jessica Barnard

Jessica Barnard

Administrator, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH) and Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Populism/Challenges to Democracy.
1727 Cambridge Street
Room E211
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8923
Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: History of modern South Asia and the Indian Ocean rim.

1730 Cambridge Street
Room S436
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 384-7683
Jean Comaroff

Jean Comaroff

Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology,
Department of Anthropology; Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: The making and unmaking of colonial society; the nature of the postcolony; the late modern world viewed from the Global South; and southern Africa.

Barker Center
12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-2519
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Marta Grzechnik

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Assistant Professor, Institute of Scandinavian Studies, University of Gdansk, Poland.

Research interests: Colonial history beyond the traditional colonial powers; history of the Baltic Sea region and northern Europe; and regional history.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Michael Homberg

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Cologne.
Research interests: Decolonization; globalization; history of knowledge; transnational history; labor; and migration.
1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Martine Jean

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH).

Research interests: Social, institutional, and legal history of crime and punishment in nineteenth-century Brazil and the Atlantic World; global history of prisons; and race and citizenship in the emancipation process.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Murari Jha

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Assistant Professor, School of Historical Studies, Nalanda University.

Research interests: Early modern south Asia; Mughal Empire; political economy; historical geography; Ganga River; Indian Ocean; and the Dutch East India Company.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Johannes Knierzinger

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Postdoctoral Researcher, L'Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD).

Research interests: Extractive industries; west Africa; raw material crises; shrinking cities; global production networks; and governance.

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Charles S. Maier

Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: Modern European history; US-Europe relations; political economy; and world history projects.

27 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 998-5404
p: (617) 998-5404
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Stephen Ortega

Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). Associate Professor, Department of History, Simmons College.
Research Interests: Mediterranean and world history; the history of emotions; collective memory; and digital humanities.
1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Francesca Viano

Visiting Fellow, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Transformations (WIGH). PhD, History of Political Thought, University of Perugia.

Research interests: The origins of the United States in light of the Federalist party’s engagement with the world.... Read more about Francesca Viano

1727 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138