A Global History of State Enterprises in Developing Countries, 1950 to present

A Global History of State Enterprises in Developing Countries, 1950 to present

Organizer
Dr. Marie Huber, HU Berlin
Funded by
Humboldt Universität Berlin
ZIP
10117
Location
Berlin
Country
Germany
From - Until
05.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
By
Marie Huber, Institut für Geschichte, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

A digital workshop, bringing together ongoing research projects from global and economic history, cultural studies and political science, with case studies from a range of countries and organisations.

A Global History of State Enterprises in Developing Countries, 1950 to present

We are happy to announce the beginning of our digital workshop A Global History of State Enterprises in Developing Countries, 1950 to present!

The workshop brings together ongoing research projects from global and economic history, cultural studies and political science, with case studies from a range of countries and organisations.

The workshop venue is the website https://historysoe.net/ , registered listeners can view all contributions and take part in the discussion. The workshop will be completed with a live-session of panel discussions via zoom, anyone who is registered can join these sessions as a listener.

Programm

5-25 NOV: ONLINE PHASE

26 NOV 18-21 CET

PANEL 1: LAISSEZ-FAIRE OR STATE-CONTROL
DISCUSSANT:
Alexander Nützenadel

PARTICIPANTS:
Grietje Verhoef
State-owned enterprise: Africa’s market, the state and economic performance in the post-independence era

Frank Gerrits
Neoliberalism in the Global South: the African Development Bank and changing ideas about development

Cyrus Schayegh
State enterprises in the Middle East: three global dimensions

Zhaojin Zeng
Between socialist impact and imperial legacies: The transnational making of state enterprises in twentieth-century China

NETWORKING SESSION 1

PANEL 2: INFRASTRUCTURE, RAW MATERIALS & BEYOND

DISCUSSANT:
Carles Brasó Broggi

PARTICIPANTS:
Malak Laib
Manufacturing development: A case-study of the Egyptian iron and steel company (1945-1965)

Nathalia Capellini
Private-public relations in the Brazilian electric sector during the military dictatorship (1964-1985)

Joanne Tomkinson
Rewriting Ethiopia‘s place in the world: the Ethiopian aviation industrial complex

Neveen Abelrehim / Shakila Yacob / Simon Mollan
Economic independence and the responses of national oil companies during decolonisation: The case of Malaysia and Iran

Ayesha Omer
The history of Chinese infrastructure in Pakistan

NETWORKING SESSION 2

SUMMARY DISCUSSION
DISCUSSANT: Marie Huber

27 NOV 18-21 CET

PANEL 3: METHODS AND SOURCES

DISCUSSANT:
Alexander Keese

PARTICIPANTS:
Marie Huber
Why a site-specific history of state-enterprises matters

Sarah Kunkel
Farming and nation-building: Nkrumah‘s state farms and decolonisation

Stefan Tetzlaff
Private origins of the public sector: West German businesses, state enterprise and development planning
in India and Nigeria, c. 1954-1985

Mariusz Lukasiewicz
From decolonisation to financial globalisation: Towards a modern history of stock exchanges in Africa, 1960-1994

NETWORKING SESSION 3

PANEL 4: CONNECTIONS, CONTEXTS AND NETWORKS

DISCUSSANT:
Eric Burton

PARTICIPANTS:
Andrea Franc
Changing concepts of fair trade (ca. 1950 to 1980)

Luca Puddu
Development for whom? The struggle for control of the Development Bank of Ethiopia, 1950-1955

Annette Skovsted Hansen
Global history of the Ghanaian Black Star shipping line, 1957-1997

Amit Das Gupta
Capitalist countries enforcing planned economies in the developing world. The cases of India, Pakistan and Turkey

NETWORKING SESSION 4

CONCLUDING DISCUSSION
DISCUSSANT: Glenda Sluga

Contact (announcement)

register as a listener: registration@historysoe.net
other inquiries: marie.huber@hu-berlin

https://historysoe.net/