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World History

Lent Term 2017

Thursdays, 5.00 - 7.00pm

All seminars take place in Seminar Room 3, Cripps Court, Magdalene College (Chesterton Road) unless otherwise stated. A map to Cripps Court can be found here.

26 January
Professor Romain Bertrand (Sciences Po)
‘From Microhistory to Global History, and Back Again: Lessons from a Witchcraft
Trial in Spanish Manila (1577-1580)’

2 February
Dr Patrick French (CRASSH)
‘Ancestralism: The Past as Ideology’

9 February
Professor Gareth Austin (Cambridge)
‘State and Business in Ghana: Precolonial, Colonial, Post-colonial, 1800-2000’

23 February
Professor Saul Dubow (Cambridge)
‘South Africa and the Commonwealth: From Smuts to Mandela’

Joint seminar with the Center for History and Economics
Dr Kirsty Walker (Harvard)
‘Creole Shadow Empire: Histories of Intimacy across Southeast Asia, 1850-1950’

9 March
Professor Paul Betts (Oxford University)
‘Red Globalism: Eastern Europe, Decolonization and African Culture’

16 March
Professor Robert Peckham (Hong Kong University)
‘Fatal Entanglements: Manila in the Time of Cholera’
**Please note new details: 4-6pm,
Rushmore Room, St Catharine’s College**


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