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Global Intellectual History

Easter Term 2017


Tuesdays, 5-6.30 in the New Combination Room, Corpus Christi College (unless otherwise indicated)

Global Islam

9 May 2017
Arshin Adib-Moghaddam (SOAS London)
‘Islam, the State and its Discontent in Iran’

16 May 2017
Neguin Yavari (CEU Budapest)
‘Methodological Remarks on the History of Political Thought in the Islamic World’

30 May 2017
Faridah Zaman (University of Chicago)
‘Making the Phantasm Real: Pan-Islamism in Early Twentieth-Century Indian Thought’

13 June 2017
Faisal Devji (University of Oxford)
'The Inheritance of ISIS'

Civil Wars

Monday 26 June 2017
Colloquium on David Armitage’s ‘Civil Wars: A History in Ideas’ (2017)

Contributions from Paul Cartledge (Cambridge); Shruti Kapila (Cambridge);
Duncan Kelly (Cambridge); David Priestland (Oxford) Richard Reid (SOAS) Response by David Armitage (Harvard);
Chaired by Saul Dubow (Cambridge)
2.00-5.00 in the New Combination Room, Corpus Christi College, followed by a reception.


Seminar convener:
Shruti Kapila (



Programme Archive

Michaelmas Term 2014

New joint degrees start October 2017

Upcoming events

Civil Wars: A History in Ideas. A Colloquium with David Armitage

Jun 26, 2017

Bateman Theatre, Gonville & Caius College

Alternatives to free trade

Jul 08, 2017

JCR TV Room, Sidney Sussex College

Upcoming events