2021 Spring Seminars in the History of Empires

2021 Spring Seminars in the History of Empires

Marco Mariano & Alberto Masoero, Università degli Studi di Torino
From - Until
25.02.2021 - 10.06.2021
Connections Redaktion, Leipzig Research Centre Global Dynamics, Universität Leipzig

Organized by the Joint Doctoral Program in Global History of Empires, University of Turin and Higher School of Economics. As a rule, seminars take place on Thursdays at 4pm CET.

2021 Spring Seminars in the History of Empires


February 25, 2021, 4pm
Alessandro Stanziani, EHESS
Eurocentrism: What is it?
Discussant: Edoardo Tortarolo, University of Eastern Piedmont

March 4, 2021, 4pm
Daniel Kent, CIDE; México
The Cultural Cold War in the Third World: India, Mexico and Congress for Cultural Freedom
Discussant: Benedetta Calandra, University of Bergamo

March 11, 2021, 4pm
Nicolas Barreyre, EHESS
Financing an Empire: Public Debt and the Territorial Expansion and Consolidation of the United States in the Long Nineteenth Century
Discussant: Marco Mariano, University of Turin

April 8, 2021, 4pm
Alexander Morrison, Oxford University
Britain had an Empire, Russia was an Empire Comparing and Contrasting Russian Colonialism
Discussant: Alberto Masoero, University of Turin

April 15, 2021, 4pm

Mark Thumer, University of London
It Takes Two to Tango: rethinking Enlightenment and Decolonization
Discussant: Maria Matilde Benzoni, University of Milan

April 22, 2021, 4pm

Kelly O'Neill, Harvard University
A Century of Subtle Invention: Geographic Information and the Reconfiguration of the Russian Empire

Discussant: Ekaterina Boltunova, Higher School of Economics

April 29, 2021, 4pm

Ekaterina Boltunova, Higher School of Economics
The Last King of Poland: Nicholas I's Warsaw Coronation and Russian-Polish Historical Memory
Dscussant: Kelly O'Neill, Harvard University

May 6, 2021, 4pm 
Igor Fedyukin, Higher School of Economics
From Peter I to Meiji: Eurasian Empires and Reform in the Age of Western Ascendance
Discussant: Alexander Semyonov, Higher School of Economics

May 13, 2021, 4pm 

Sarah Ansari, University of London
Power to the people? Citizens and The Everyday State in Early Postcolonial South Asia

Discussant: Tommaso Bobbio, University of Turin

May 20, 2021, 4pm 

Davide Orsini, Mississippi State University 
Taking Samples: Radioecology in the Mediterranean Sea during the Cold War
Discusssant: Dario Fazzi, Roosevel Institute for American Studies

June 3, 2021, 4pm 
Jordi Tejel, University of Neuchatel
From Imperial to National Frontiers? Rethinking the Making of State Boundaries in the Interwar Middle East
Discussant: Lorenzo Kamel, University of Turin

June 10, 2021, 4pm 

Manlio Graziano, Sciences Po, Paris
Empire, Empires and Geopolitics

Discussant: Patricia Chiantera-Stutte, University of Bari

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Marco Mariano

Alberto Masoero

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