Thursday, August 6, 2015

Georgetown International History Seminar, 2015-16

[We have the following announcement.]

The Georgetown University Institute for Global History and the Mortara Center for International Studies present the 2015-16 International History Seminar.  Conveners: Toshihiro Higuchi, John McNeill, David Painter, and Aviel Roshwald

Unless otherwise noted, the seminar will meet on Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 in the Mortara Center for International Studies at the corner of N and 36th Streets, NW (3600 N St., Washington, DC). Papers will be pre-circulated among participants (except for our first event, which is a book launch). Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, October 8, 2:30-4:00 in ICC 662: Presentation by Michael Goebel (Free University, Berlin) about his new book, Anti-Imperial Metropolis: Interwar Paris and the Seeds of Third World Nationalism (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

November 17: Sophie de Schaepdrijver (Pennsylvania State University), "The German Occupation of Belgium during the First World War"

January 26: Laura Beers (American University), "The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom"

March 1: Ruth Ben-Ghiat (New York University), "Italian Prisoners of War, 1940-1950: What We Learn from Studying Defeat"

Thursday, March 17, 6:30-8:00: Max Paul Friedman (American University) "Containing the New Empire: Latin American Strategies against U.S. Hegemony in the Early Twentieth Century"