Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Georgetown's International History Seminar

[We have the following announcement.]

The Georgetown University Institute for Global History and the Mortara Center for International Studies present the 2016-17 International History Seminar

Conveners: Toshihiro Higuchi, John McNeill, David Painter, and Aviel Roshwald

The seminar will meet on Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00 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, on the understanding that they are drafts, and not to be quoted from or cited without author's permission. Light refreshments will be served.

September 13: Patricia O'Brien (Australian National University), "European Disarmament, Militarization in the Pacific and the Inner Workings of the League of Nations: The Case of New Zealand and Its S moan Mandate"

October 4: Kurk Dorsey (University of New Hampshire), "The 1972 US-Soviet Grain Deal: The Unintended Environmental Consequences of Trading with the Enemy"

November 15: Laura Beers (American University), "The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom" 

January 17: Sheldon Garon (Princeton University), "On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan and the U.S. Learned from the Bombing of Britain and Germany in World War II" 

March 21: Xiaoyuan Liu (University of Virginia), "Party Narrative and the Reform War in the Sichuan-Tibetan Frontier in the 1950s"

April 18: Tyler Priest (University of Iowa), "The Deepwater Golden Triangle: The Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, and West Africa in the Global Oil Economy"