Global & International History Workshop

Fall 2022

October 3: Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper

New York University 

“Post-Imperial Possibilities: Eurasia, Eurafrica, Afroasia”

HQ 136 4:00-5:30 PM

November 14: Christy Thornton

Johns Hopkins University

“To Reckon with the Riot: Social Protest and Global Economic Governance”

HQ 107 4:00-5:30 PM

December 5: Philip Stern

Duke University

The Wild Chimera of a Visionary Brain: Corporations, Legal Geography, and the Making of the “British” Empire

HQ 107 4:00-5:30 PM

Spring 2023

January 30: Paul Landau

University of Maryland at College Park

Black Communists and the Revolution: South Africa, 1960

Location: HQ 401

March 6: Amna Qayyum

Brookings Institution

“Islamic Modernism and the Ethics of Birth Control in Pakistan”

Location: HQ 401

April 3: Amy Offner

University of Pennsylvania

Title TBA

Location: HQ 401

The hyperlinks to the reading for this semester’s events will be added a week prior to each meeting. These papers are all protected by the same password, which you can receive by emailing Fisayo Akinlude ( or Kevin Keller (