Harvard International and Global History Seminar

2022 Sep 21

HIGHS: Harvard International and Global History Seminar (Hybrid)

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Hybrid Event

"Afghan Crucible: The Soviet Invasion and the Making of Modern Afghanistan"

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Speaker:

Elisabeth Leake, Associate Professor of History, Department of History, Tufts University.

Comment:

Serhii Plokhy, Professor of Ukrainian History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Leora Eisenberg, PhD candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Contact:

Victoria Gonzalez Maltes
vgonzalezmaltes@g.harvard.edu

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2022 Apr 13

HIGHS: Harvard International and Global History Seminar (Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online Only

"The Gulf War: Sovereignty, Statehood, and Illusive Visions of Post-Cold War Middle East Order"

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Speaker:

Daniel Chardell, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Comment:

Salim Yaqub, Professor, Department of History, UC Santa Barbara.

Contact:

Annie Boniface
anneboniface@g.harvard.edu

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2022 Mar 30

HIGHS: Harvard International and Global History Seminar (Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online Only

"The Religious Case for Revolution: Global Ecumenism and the Anti-Marcos Movement, 1965-1986"

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Speaker:

Mark John Sanchez, Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies, Vanderbilt University.

Commentator:

Carleigh Beriont, Graduate Student Associate. PhD Candidate, Committee on the Study of Religion, Harvard University.

Contact:

Annie Boniface
anneboniface@g.harvard.edu

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2022 Mar 02

HIGHS: Harvard International and Global History Seminar (Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online Only

"When a Crocodile Eats the Peace Corps Volunteer: Memory, Violence and Development in 1960s Ethiopia"

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Speaker:

Beatrice WayneLecturer on History & Literature, Department of History and Literature, Harvard University.

Commentator:

Amanda McVety, Professor of History, History Department, Miami University.

Contact:

Annie Boniface
anneboniface@g.harvard.edu

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2022 Feb 16

HIGHS: Harvard International and Global History Seminar (Zoom)

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Online Only

“The Boundaries of the System: Small Territories, ‘Primitive’ Peoples, and the Limits of Self-determination after 1945”

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Speaker:

Bradley SimpsonAssociate Professor, Department of History, University of Connecticut.

Commentator:

Lydia Walker, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for History, Leiden University.

Contact:

Annie Boniface
anneboniface@g.harvard.edu

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2021 Dec 01

HIGHS: Harvard International and Global History Seminar (Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online Only

"A City on the Western Indian Ocean: Muslim Colombo as Idea and Artefact"

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Speaker:

Sujit Sivasundaram, Professor of World History, University of Cambridge.

Commentator:

Yi Ning Chang, PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

Annie Boniface
anneboniface@g.harvard.edu

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2021 Nov 17

HIGHS: Harvard International and Global History Seminar (Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online Only

“The Temporal Life of States: Central Europe and the Transformation of Modern Sovereignty”

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Speaker:

Natasha Wheatley, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University.

Commentator:

Raphael Stern, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Contact:

Annie Boniface
anneboniface@g.harvard.edu

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2021 Oct 13

Harvard International and Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online Only

"Saviors of Europe: The Russian Intervention in Its Ideology of Counterrevolution, 1799"

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Speaker:

Gregory Afinogenov, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Georgetown University.

Commentator:

Marcel Garbos, Visiting Fellow, Department of History, Harvard University.

Contact:

Annie Boniface
anneboniface@g.harvard.edu

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2021 Sep 15

Harvard International and Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online Only

"Women's International Thought: Introduction to a New Canon"

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Speaker:

Patricia OwensProfessor of International Relations, Department of Politics & International Relations, University of Oxford.

Commentator:

Tania Shew, PhD Candidate, University of Manchester.

Contact:

Annie Boniface
anneboniface@g.harvard.edu

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2021 Apr 28

Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (via Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online Only

"Globalizing Oil, Unleashing Capital: An International History of the 1970s Energy Crisis"

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Speaker:

Marino Auffant, Graduate Student Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; PhD Candidate, History Department, Harvard University.

Commentator:

Arbella Bet-Shlimon, Associate Professor, History Department, University of Washington.

Contact:

Kristin Oberiano
oberiano@g.harvard.edu

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2021 Apr 17

Harvard Graduate Conference on International History (Con-IH)

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online Only

"State of the Field of Gender and Empire"

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Plenary Speakers:

Durba Ghosh, Associate Professor, Department of History, Cornell University.

Genevieve Clutario, Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of American Studies, Wellesley College.

Maile ArvinAssistant Professor of History and Gender Studies, University of Utah.

Closing Statement:

Durba Mitra, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Committee on Degrees in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and Carol K. Pforzheimer Assistant Professor, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Contact: 

Con-IH Organizing Committee
conih@fas.harvard.edu 
https://conih.fas.harvard.edu/

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2021 Apr 07

Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (via Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online Only

"Rude Boy International: Sound Systems, Dancehall and Diasporas"

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Speaker:

Quito Swan, Professor of Africana Studies, College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts Boston.

Commentator: 

Holger DroesslerAssistant Professor of Humanities and Arts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Contact:

Kristin Oberiano
oberiano@g.harvard.edu

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2021 Mar 24

Harvard International and Global History Seminar (via Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Online only

“George Orwell and Empire”

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Speaker:

Priya Satia, Raymond A. Spruance Professor of International History, Department of History, Stanford University.

Contact:

Kristin Oberiano
oberiano@g.harvard.edu

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2020 Oct 21

Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (via Zoom)

3:45pm to 5:15pm

Location: 

Online Only

"The United Nations and International Order: 75 Years On"

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Panelists:

Jane Hong, Associate Professor of History, Occidental College.
Jamie Martin, Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University.
Mira Siegelberg, University Lecturer in the History of International Political Thought, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge.
Lydia Walker, Past & Present Fellow, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

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2020 Jun 17

Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) (via Zoom)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online Only

"Covid-19, the WHO, and International Society"

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Panelists:

Heidi TworekAssistant Professor, Department of History, University of British Columbia.

Nitsan ChorevHarmon Family Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs, Department of Sociology; Director, Graduate Program in Development, Brown University.

Sanjoy BhattacharyaProfessor in the History of Medicine, Department of History; Director, Centre for Global Health Histories, University of York. Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Health Histories.

Thomas ZimmerProfessor, Department of Contemporary History, University of Freiburg.

Contact:

Joshua Mejia
joshua_mejia@fas.harvard.edu

Remote Access Information:

Advanced registration is required. To obtain the link to the meeting, please register at https://forms.gle/KreuR4Pp9YRhgc1B9

The link will be emailed to the address you provide about 24 hours prior to the event.

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