This seminar series is supported by the MIT History Faculty. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 - 2017 Schedule
Seminars will take place from 4:30 to 6 pm in E51-275 unless otherwise indicated
Friday, September 16 in E51-095
"South Asia's Coastal Frontiers"
Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Harvard University
(also listed as a Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History)
Tuesday, November 1
Wednesday, November 2
"Unveiling Money: Counterfeits, Arbitrage and Finance across the Arabian Sea"
Assistant Professor of History, Rutgers University
Friday, November 18
“Cowry Country and the Inland Port of Sylhet, circa 1790”
Professor of History, New York University
Friday, March 3
"The Chinese Copycat and the Making of Modern Capitalism"
Eugenia Y. Lean
Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
Friday, April 14
"Aponte's Vision: Toward a Hemispheric History of Black Antislavery"
Julius Silver Professor of History and Latin American Caribbean Studies, New York University
Thursday, April 20
"Global Histories and Global Hierarchies of Knowledge"
Professor of Modern China with a Special Emphasis on Global Historical Perspectives, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen