PAST EVENTS


august 2017

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july 2017

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june 2017

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may 2017

17mayAll DayColumbia University Commencement

12may12:30 pm- 2:30 pmThe Intellectual and Cultural History WorkshopFri, May 12, 12:30 – 14:30

11may10:00 am- 6:00 pm"Immigration Politics in the Trump Era"Conference at CUNY Murphy Institute in NYC

2may5:00 pm- 8:00 pmDepartment of History End of the Year Reception

april 2017

28apr12:30 pm- 1:30 pmIntellectual and Cultural History Workshop

28apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmGHA General Meeting and Elections

28apr12:00 pm- 2:00 pmFresh Air Children and The Problem of Race in America

27apr4:00 pm- 5:00 pm"Funding Your Graduate Education & Research"GHA's Spring Symposium

26apr4:00 pm- 5:00 pmGHA's Spring Symposium"Funding Your Graduate Education & Research"

25apr4:30 pm- 6:30 pmArchival Methods and Note TakingGHA's Spring Symposium

24apr5:00 pm- 8:30 pm"Scientific Authority and Jewish Law in Eighteenth-Century Italy"Columbia University Seminar on Religion and Writing

24apr4:30 pm- 6:30 pmSteps for Publishing an Academic ArticleGHA's Spring Symposium

24apr2:00 pm- 6:30 pmThe Money Series: "The Architecture, Experience, and Aftermath of a Financial Disaster"

24apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pm[European History & Politics Workshop] "Moral Reasoning in the Wake of Mass Murder: The Singer-Affair and Reproductive Rights in Germany, 1980s-1990s" by Dagmar Herzog

22apr10:00 am- 6:00 pmAcross the Black Sea: Russian-Ottoman Encounters in the 18th and 19th CenturiesThe Harriman Institute, the History Department, and the Black Sea Networks Initiative present: A workshop convened by Catherine Evtuhov, Professor of History, Columbia University

22apr9:30 am- 6:00 pmConference in honor of Eric Foner

21apr4:00 pm- 6:00 pmEric Foner: People's Historian, Historian's HistorianA Conference in honor of Prof. Eric Foner's career

21apr12:00 pm- 2:00 pmThe GHA's Spring Symposium"Columbia History PhDs in the Academy"

20apr5:00 pm- 7:00 pm"Practicing Inclusivity as an Instructor and a Peer"

20apr5:00 pm- 7:00 pm[GHA's Spring Symposium] "Practicing Inclusivity as an Instructor and a Peer"

20apr9:00 am- 6:45 pmColumbia University Seminar in Ottoman and Turkish Studies"Visual Sources in Late Ottoman History"

19apr4:30 pm- 6:30 pmGHA's Spring Symposium "Writing and Revising Your Prospectus"

17apr6:00 pm- 8:00 pmLa théorie du genre: A French Controversy

17apr6:00 pm- 8:30 pmThe Arc of Abolition: The Children of Gradual Emancipation in New York State

13apr7:30 pm- 9:00 pm"Reckoning with the Past: Columbia University, Slavery, & Black Lives Matter" with Karl Jacoby

11apr7:00 pm- 8:00 pmBook Culture: "About Abortion" with author Carol Sanger in conversation with Stephanie McCurry and Jean Howard

10apr6:15 pm- 8:15 pmOwen Sheers's "Pink Mist": Reading and Discussion

7apr10:00 am- 4:00 pmOne-Day International Conference: "Race, Law, and Exception"

7apr9:30 am- 5:30 pm"Reform and Revolution: Discourses of Modernity in Late Imperial Russia and Beyond" (featuring Prof. Catherine Evtuhov and Prof. Gulnar Kendirbai)

6apr6:30 pm- 8:30 pmA Tale of Two POW Camps: The Best and Worst of Times in Fukuoka during the Asia-Pacific War" by Sarah Kovner

6apr6:10 pm- 8:00 pm"Casseroles, Can Openers, and Spam: American Food and the Cold War, 1947-1959"European Institute

3apr5:30 pm- 7:30 pm"Celebrating Recent Work by David Armitage, Jeffrey Barash, and Teresa M. Bejan"Heyman Center

3apr12:00 pm- 1:30 pmHow to Get Your Book Published by a University PressWeatherhead East Asian Studies

march 2017

31mar4:00 pm- 6:00 pmThe Intellectual and Cultural History Workshop

30mar6:00 pm“Forensic and Deliberative Rhetoric in the Byzantine Empire: A Reappraisal”A Lecture by Alexander Riehle (Harvard University, Department of Classics)

30mar6:00 pmDefending British India Against Napoleon: The Foreign Policy of Governor-General Lord Minto (1807-13)The edited and updated publication is based on the doctoral thesis in Modern Indian History earned by Amita Das (née Majumdar) from Oxford University in 1962 under the supervision of Cuthbert Colin Davies. The work has recently been edited and updated by her son Aditya Das and published by Boydell and Brewer.

30mar - 31All DayConference: America in a Time of War: City, Economy and Politics in World War I and After

20mar6:30 pm- 7:30 pmCaptivated by the Mediterranean: Early Modern Spain and the Political Economy of Ransom- Italian & Mediterranean Colloquium

20mar3:00 pm- 5:00 pmScale, Space, Canon: The Parameters of Ancient Literary Practice

9mar3:00 pm- 4:00 pm"Why Write a Senior Thesis?"

7mar4:00 pm- 5:30 pm"Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan's Lost Soldiers"

6mar6:00 pm- 8:00 pm"The Development of Rural Life on the Eastern African Coast, AD 700-1500"Undocumented Stories: Writing Africa and the Americas across the Disciplines workshop

3mar11:00 am- 12:30 pmPeer Advising with the UHC

3mar8:30 am- 6:00 pmHistory in Action: Career Diversity Day

february 2017

28feb5:00 pm- 8:30 pmColumbia University Seminar on Religion and Writing: Patterning the World: The Role of Wen in the Shang Dynasty

28feb12:00 pm- 2:30 pm[Weatherhead Institute] "Global Development at War: The United States and South Vietnam's Struggle for Survival, 1968-1975"

24feb5:00 pm- 7:00 pmThe Intellectual and Cultural History Workshop

23feb - 27feb 237:00 pmfeb 27[Book Culture] 112th: Matthew Jones on "Reckoning with Matter" (Book Talk)

17feb3:45 pm- 6:30 pmSymposium in Honor of George Saliba

10feb1:00 pm- 3:30 pm[European Institute] "The Eu at 60: Europe since the Treaty of Rome"

6feb12:00 pm- 1:00 pm[European History & Politics Workshop] with Ana Keilson

4feb5:30 am- 7:00 am"The Rules of the Game: The Control and Decline of Respectable Anti-Immigrationism"British History Seminar

january 2017

31jan12:00 pm- 1:00 pmMaking the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits with Ansley T. EricksonLehman Center`

30jan4:00 pm- 6:00 pmColumbia University and Slavery (with Eric Foner)

24jan5:00 pm- 8:30 pmColumbia University Seminar on Religion and Writing

21jan - 22All DayHigh-Stakes History: The Many Conversations of the Historian

17jan1:00 am- 1:00 amFirst Day of Classes

2jan1:00 am- 1:00 amNew Year's Day observed (No Classes)

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