january 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

february 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

march 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

april 2017

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

may 2017

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

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

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

17mayAll DayColumbia University Commencement

june 2017

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july 2017

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august 2017

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