Friday, 14 January 2011

Imperial and World History seminars

Imperial and World History seminar
University of London
Convenors: Frank Bongiorno (KCL), Richard Drayton (KCL), Philip Murphy (ICS), Sarah Stockwell (KCL), John Stuart (Kingston), David Todd (KCL), Jon Wilson (KCL)
Germany Room, IHR, Mondays at 5.00pm, fortnightly

Winter/Spring Term, 2010

This academic year our seminars will loosely be focussed on the theme of global intellectual history, some examining the transnational history of ideas and others the interactions of ideas and imperial power.

January 17
John Stuart (Kingston), Informal Empire, Religious Liberty, Human Rights?: Egypt, 1919-48

January 31
Leslie James (LSE), George Padmore and the African anti-colonial struggle, c. 1950-56

February 28
David Scott (Columbia), Ethnography as Intellectual History: The Small Axe project and the recovery of Caribbean thought

March 14
David Armitage (Harvard), The International Turn in Intellectual History

March 21
Maurizio Isabella (QMUL), Italian debates on Empire in the Mediterranean during the

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