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Global Intellectual History


Michaelmas Term 2018


Tuesdays 5:00-6:30pm, followed by a drinks reception.
Room I4, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge.

6 November
Georgios Varouxakis (Queen Mary, London)
What and Where on Earth is “the West”?

20 November
Lawrence Hamilton (POLIS, Cambridge)
Amilcar Cabral and Amartya Sen:
Capability, Freedom and Resistance


*22 November
Robert Vinson (William and Mary)
Albert Luthuli’s Private Struggle: Reconciling Non-Violence and Sabotage in the Revolutionary Struggle for a Multiracial, Democratic South Africa 
*(with World History Seminar at Cripps Court, Magdalene College, Thursday 5:00pm)

All welcome.

Shruti Kapila ( and Saul Dubow (
Seminar Assistant: Arvin Alaigh (


Michaelmas Term 2018 programme - print version


Seminar conveners:
Shruti Kapila (
Saul Dubow (



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