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Annenberg Seminar in History

2013-2014

Seminars will be held on the dates listed below on Tuesdays at 4:30PM in College Hall 209. Papers will be posted and available to download at this webpage two weeks prior to the presentation, with one exception, noted below. Papers will be removed at the time of the presentation.

This year, a series within the Annenberg Seminars will focus on early modern and modern urban history. These sessions are designated below and will culminate in a round table discussion by colleagues whose current research is connected with urban history. Please direct any questions to the series coordinator, Margo Todd.

 

Fall 2013

September 17

Amy Kaplan, University of pennsylvania

Lands of Refuge: Was Zionism a Humanitarian or a Nationalist Project for Americans after World War II?

This paper is available to Penn faculty and students on PennBox; others should request it by email to rrebekah@sas.upenn.edu.

 

October 1

James Amelang, Autonomous University of Madrid

The Walk of the Town: The Origins of Early Modern Urban Discourse

This Annenberg is part of the urban history series.

 

October 15

Workshop on Post-Independences: Comparative Perspectives 1770-1870

To view the full schedule, please visit the Post-Independences page.

 

October 29

J.M. Duffin, University of Pennsylvania

Viewing Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia through a New Lens: Using GIS to Interpret Land Records

This Annenberg is part of the urban history series.

 

November 12

Alfred Rieber, Central European University, Budapest

Nationalizing Armies: A Comparative Study of the Hapsburg, Ottoman, and Imperial Russian Cases

This paper is available to Penn faculty and students on PennBox; others should request it by email to rrebekah@sas.upenn.edu.

 

November 26

Doug KIEl, University of Pennsylvania

"Rooted Mobility": Rethinking the Urban/Reservation Relationship in American Indian History

This Annenberg is part of the urban history series.

 

December 3

Adam Clulow, Monash University, Australia

'The Murderous Conspiracy of Mr Towerson and his Accomplices': New perspectives on the Amboyna incident of 1623

 

Spring 2014

January 21 Cancelled / To be rescheduled

Scott Levi, Ohio State University

The Rise and Fall of Khoqand (1790-1876): Central Asia at the Crossroads of World History

 

February 4

Natalie Rothman, University of Toronto

Triangulating Empire: Diplomatic Translators and Knowledge Production in Early Modern Istanbul

Images are available to Penn faculty and students on PennBox. Others should request it by email to rrebekah@sas.upenn.edu.

This Annenberg is part of the urban history series.

 

February 18

Nathan Connolly, Johns Hopkins University

A Little Insurance: Landlords, Colored People, and the Forgotten Uses of the Federal Housing Administration

This Annenberg is part of the urban history series.

 

March 4

Noor Zaidi, University of PenNsylvania

The Prophet's Other Messengers: Faith, Politics, and Consumption at the Sayyeda Zainab and Bibi Pak Daman

 

March 25

Vanessa Harding, Birkbeck College, University of London

Health and the household in early modern London

This Annenberg is part of the urban history series.

 

April 8

Susan PedersEn, Columbia University

Between Internationalism and Empire: The World the League of Nations Made

 

April 22

ROUNDTABLE: The Current State of Urban History

MICHAEL KATZ, Siyen Fei, Lynn Lees, Thomas Safley, THomas Sugrue, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

 

April 29

Stephanie McCurry, University of Pennsylvania

Teaching and Surviving a MOOC: One View

 

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