october 2022

28oct12:00 pm- 1:00 pmUPenn: Dr. Sailakshmi Ramgopal, "'Civis Romanus Sum': The Roman Businessmen of Sicily"

28oct11:00 am- 1:00 pmNew York City Latin American History Workshop (Co-Sponsored by Dept., Hosted by Baruch College) - Pedro Cantisano (John Jay), "Confronting the Common Good: Public Health, Urban Reform, and the Law in Modern Brazil"

28oct - 11novoct 284:00 amnov 11IRAAS: "Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party"

27oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmAlumniTALK: "Memories of a Gay Catholic Boyhood" with John D’Emilio CC’70

27oct3:00 pm- 6:00 pmThe Greatest Beer Run Ever - Film screening and panel discussion (Lien-Hang Nguyen)

26oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmAbolitionist Feminism in the Archive (Sarah Haley)

26oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmEuropean Institute Booklaunch: The Swedish Theory of Love (Wennerlind, Tooze)

26oct5:00 pm- 6:15 pmCGT: Reimagining Global: Are Extreme Crises the Only Way Forward?

26oct12:00 pm- 1:00 pmJewish Literary Eros: Between Poetry and Prose in the Medieval Mediterranean (Elisheva Carlebach)

25oct7:00 pm- 8:30 pmOnes and Tooze Live

25oct3:30 pm- 5:00 pmLCAH: Book Talk with Annemarie Sammartino, "Freedomland"

24oct12:10 pm- 1:10 pmThe Legacy of Frances Perkins, Pioneer for Social Justice (Kim Philips Fein)

20oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmFordham U: How Capitalism Invented the Care Economy - Premilla Nadasen

20oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmIRAAS: Where Sea Meets Sky: Infinity

19oct6:30 pm- 9:30 pmNEH: 2022 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities with Andrew Delbanco

19oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pm"WE ARE ONE" CELEBRATING OUR ROOTS CONFERENCE (Panel moderated by Mae Ngai)

19oct4:20 pm- 6:00 pmLH Workshop: with Jose E. Argueta Funes (Columbia, Law & History). "The Common Law Goes to Hawai’i: Customary Order, Legislation, and the Meaning of Property Reform" Comment by Shyam Balganesh (Columbia, Law). 

18oct6:00 pm- 8:00 pmExhibit of Manuscripts on Islamic Science: Opening Reception

18oct12:00 pm- 1:00 pmCommitee on Global Thought Lunchtime Seminar: The First 21st Century: From Globalization to Fragmentation

17oct4:15 pm- 6:15 pmAmbassador Ted Osius Book Talk: Nothing is Impossible (Moderated by Lien-Hang Nguyen)

14oct4:00 pm- 5:30 pmIRAAS: Black Counter Cartographies


13oct3:00 pm- 4:30 pmU of Toronto: Book Talk with Mae Ngai

12oct4:30 pm- 6:00 pmThe Only Way to Survive Is By Taking Care of One Another: Reflections on Care Work (Premilla Nadasen)

12oct4:00 pm- 5:00 pmCAS: Talking Across the Divide: Communication in a Polarized Time

10oct12:30 pm- 2:00 pmSOF/Heyman | "Last Call at the Hotel Imperial": A Conversation between Deborah Cohen and Adam Tooze

7oct4:00 pm- 5:30 pmColumbia Latin American History Workshop | The Dope: The Real History of the Mexican Drug Trade

7oct2:00 pm- 3:30 pmJosephine Baker's Cinematic Prism

6oct7:00 pm- 9:00 pmOur Unfinished March: The Violent Past and Imperiled Future of the Vote (Frank Guridy)

6oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmAAADS/Art History Talk w/ Samantha A. Noël, Wayne State University: "Tropical Modernisms: The Black Geographies of Wifredo Lam and Josephine Baker"

6oct5:00 pm- 6:30 pmLehman Center: Book Talk with John Wood Sweet, "The Sewing Girl's Tale"

5oct7:00 pm- 8:30 pmAdam Tooze in Conversation with Jacobin - Inflation Issue Release Party

3oct4:00 pm- 5:30 pmLehman Center for American History: Michael Zakim - "On (American) Individualism, together with some thoughts about the liberal invention of photography”

september 2022

30sep11:00 am- 1:00 pmNew York City Latin American History Workshop - Rojo Robles (Baruch), "Out of Pietri: Radical Nuyorican Poetry, 1970s-1990s"

29sep7:00 pm- 8:30 pmMae Ngai | BU 2022 Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture

29sep4:00 pm- 6:00 pmMongolian Climate and History: An Experiment in Collaboration (Co-chaired by Rhiannon Stephens)

28sep7:00 pm- 8:30 pmWORD Presents Hilary A. Hallett and Sarah MacLean (In-Person)

28sep4:20 pm- 6:00 pmLH Workshop with Craig Green (Temple, Law & History) - "A Constitutional History of Territory, Statehood, and Nation-Building." Comment by Gillian Metzger (Columbia, Law)

28sep2:40 pm- 4:00 pmEnvisioning reparations: historical and comparative approaches (Natasha Lightfoot)

22sep5:00 pm- 7:00 pmBrotherhood of Barristers: Gender, Space and the Culture of the Bar

21sep4:20 pm- 6:00 pmLegal History Workshop with Gary Gerstle (University of Cambridge, History) - "The Rise of the Neoliberal Order"

21sep4:00 pm- 5:30 pmFeaturedCAS Salon Talk: Doing Public History: From the Academy to the NYHS - Dr. Valerie Paley in Conversation with Hilary Hallett

19sep6:00 pm- 7:30 pmFeaturedIRAAS: THE VIRAL UNDERCLASS:THE HUMAN TOLL WHEN INEQUALITY & DISEASE COLLIDE (Discussant Samuel K. Roberts)

14sep6:00 pm- 7:30 pmFeaturedIRAAS: There’s a Disco Ball Between Us: A Theory of Black Gay Life

14sep6:00 pm- 9:00 pm1014NY: Panel Discussion: Engineering Education for the 21st Century (Pamela H. Smith)

12sep7:00 pm- 9:00 pmBSO and GBH Host 'An Evening With Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, And Sarah Botstein' (Mae Ngai)

12sep6:00 pm- 7:30 pmFree Market: The History of an Idea: Jacob Soll, in conversation with Pierre Force, John Shovlin, Carl Wennerlind, and Emmanuelle Saada

12sep11:30 am- 12:30 pm(NYU) “Community Health, Environmental Activism, and Racial Justice: Leveraging Technology for Public Good” with Merlin Chowkwanyun

10sep6:00 pm- 9:00 pmBecoming Frederick Douglass | 20th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival (Natasha Lightfoot)

8sep7:00 am- 9:00 amLSE Event - Money and Empire: A Conversation on Charles Kindleberger and the Dollar System (Adam Tooze)

1sep10:30 am- 12:00 pmHealth for Everyone Zoom Meeting (Merlin Chowkwanyun)

august 2022

4aug7:30 pm- 8:30 pmBook Talk with Merlin Chokwanyun at WordUp Bookstore

july 2022

5jul8:00 am- 10:00 amWomen and Gendered Violence, a plenary panel of the 2022 Memory Studies Association Conference (moderated by Carol Gluck)

1jun - 5julAll DayWomen & The Silent Screen: Women, Cinema, and World Migration

june 2022

18jun10:30 am- 11:30 amThe AAWW Publishing Conference - Movement Building in Media Panel (Manan Ahmed)


7junAll DayWomen & Silent Screen XI Online

2jun8:30 am- 9:45 amWSS XI Conference: Women, Cinema, and World Migration

1jun6:00 pm- 7:30 pmRevolution 13/13: Abolition Feminism (Sarah Haley)

1jun6:00 pm- 8:00 pmWSS XI Conference: Women, Cinema, and World Migration

may 2022

24may12:15 pm- 2:00 pmFrom Political Wife to Woman Politician: Frances Balfour in Parliament in the 1890s

19may4:30 pm- 7:30 pmReimagining Educational Work for Collective Freedom (Sarah Haley)

19may4:00 pm- 5:30 pmMellon Foundation Event: Chinese American History, Asian American Experiences (Mae Ngai)

18may9:00 am- 11:00 amNINO-EOL Spring Lecture: Before Babel and After. Scriptures and Languages ​​in the Ancient Near East (Marc Van De Mieroop)

16may5:00 pm- 6:00 pmThen & Now: Drug Policy And Harm Reduction Services (Samuel K. Roberts)

13may10:00 am- 12:00 am30th Annual Symposium of the Friends of the GHI (Prize Winner: Tamar Menashe)

13mayAll DayColumbia-Cambridge Workshop: Night Histories and Urban Temporalities

6may3:00 pm- 4:30 pmNew Directions in African Diaspora Studies: Dr. Olivette Otele | "From Erasure to Exceptionalism: Reflecting on Writing Black Histories

5may7:00 pm- 8:30 pmA Long Cold War: The Remaking of Latin American Cold War Studies (Amy Chazkel)

5may4:00 pm- 5:30 pmA Discussion on Building a Climate and History Network (Rhiannon Stephens)


april 2022

29apr12:00 pm- 1:30 pmSakip Sabanci Center for Turkish Studies Dissertation Fellow Showcase, Featuring Deborah Sokolowski and Joshua Donovan

26apr6:00 pm- 7:00 pmTrace and Aura: The Recurring Lives of St. Ambrose of Milan | A Talk by Patrick Boucheron

26apr6:00 pm- 7:30 pmFeaturedThe 2022 Bancroft Prize Award Ceremony (Mae Ngai)

26apr5:45 pm- 6:30 pmClimate and Society: Historical and Climatic Perspectives on Persistent Drought in East Africa (Rhiannon Stephens and Jason Smerdon)

25apr6:00 pm- 7:30 pmHow Texas Changed Sport in America - Frank Guridy (University of New England Portland Campus)

22apr1:00 pm- 2:30 pmWriting Architectural History: Evidence and Narrative in the Twenty-First Century (Matthew Jones, Zeynep Çelik Alexander)

22apr12:00 pm- 1:30 pmSakıp Sabancı Lecture 2022 (Zeynep Çelik)

22apr9:00 am- 2:00 pmUS Latino/a History Symposium: Nuevos Caminos

21apr6:30 pm- 8:00 pmIRAAS Conversations | Black Aliveness or A Poetics of Being

21apr6:00 pm- 7:30 pmS.T. Lee Lecture: George Sánchez | "Re-Establishing Local Democracy Beyond Citizenship in Los Angeles in the Late 20th Century"

21apr1:30 pm- 3:00 pmLetter Writing and Language Learning: a Case-Study from 18th C. Morocco (Discussant Tunç Şen)

20apr6:00 pm- 7:15 pmNazi Billionaires - Adam Tooze in conversation with David de Jong

20apr6:00 pm- 7:30 pmConducting Research in and About China in a Time of Uncertainty Danping Wang)

15apr1:10 pm- 3:00 pmAdab Colloquium: The Art of Conversation in the Ottoman Empire (Discussant: A. Tunç Şen)

15apr12:00 pm- 1:15 pmBook Launch: The New Atlantic Order

14apr6:30 pm- 7:30 pmAAADS/IRAAS Book Talk: Elizabeth Alexander & Farah Jasmine Griffin

14apr5:30 pm- 7:30 pmFeaturedBook Launch at the Columbia University British History Seminar, James Stafford, The Case of Ireland: Commerce, Empire and the European Order

14apr5:00 pm- 6:30 pmManan Ahmed Asif | The Loss of Hindustan: The Invention of India (UC Berkeley)

13apr4:00 pm- 5:30 pmFeaturedCelebrating Recent Work by Mae M. Ngai

12apr4:00 pm- 5:30 pmFeaturedLehman Center | Seeing Red: A Talk with Michael Witgen on Plundering Indigenous Land

11apr6:30 pm- 7:30 pmIRAAS Conversations | "Visualizing Black Lives: Ownership and Control in Afro Brazilian Media" with Reighan Gillam & Racquel Gates

8apr10:30 am- 11:00 pmLong Odds Struggles in East and Southeast Asia, the 1910-1920s and 2010-2020s (Manan Ahmed and Lien-Hang Nguyen)

7apr5:00 pm- 6:30 pmPETRO-SEXUALITY: Histories of Oil and Intimacy

5apr6:30 pm- 7:30 pmIRAAS | "Listen But Don't Ask Question: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Across the Pacific" with Kevin Fellezs & Deborah Wong

4apr6:30 pm- 7:30 pmIRAAS | Zora Neale Hurston Lecture - Tera Hunter

1apr12:00 pm- 1:30 pmWhat Can Tunisian History Teach Us About the Ottoman Empire?

25mar - 20aprmar 251:00 pmapr 20For a Few Cryptos More: The Wild West of Decentralized Finance (Adam Tooze)

march 2022

31mar6:00 pm- 7:30 pmLehman Center | America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s with Elizabeth Hinton, Jelani Cobb, and Frank Guridy

31mar2:00 pm- 3:30 pmPHBAC: Underwriters of the United States: How Insurance Shaped the American Founding with Hannah Farber

30mar11:45 am- 1:00 pmMSPH: Fighting for Labor Rights and Combating Sexual Assault in the Modeling Industry and Gig Economy (Merlin Chowkwanyun)

28mar4:00 pm- 5:30 pmOceans of Grain: How American Wheat Remade the World (Stephanie McCurry)

26mar5:30 pm- 6:45 pmMemory Wars: World War II at 75 and Beyond (Carol Gluck)

25mar3:30 pm- 4:45 pmNew Directions in African Diaspora Studies: Black is the Journey, Africana the Name Maboula Soumahoro

25mar10:00 am- 11:30 amSoft Power Internationalism (Book Launch, co-edited by Victoria de Grazia)

25mar10:00 am- 12:00 pmSurveying Borders | MESAAS Graduate Conference (Manan Ahmed)

24mar12:00 pm- 1:30 pmCounting Land (Alma Steingart)

23mar12:00 pm- 1:30 pmReading, Commenting, and Interpreting (Organized by Zeynep Çelik)

22mar6:30 pm- 7:30 pmIRAAS | The Black Civil War Soldier: A Visual History of Conflict and Citizenship with Eric Foner (Columbia) and Deborah Willis (NYU)

15mar6:30 pm- 7:30 pmWomen, Family, and War, Featuring Lien-Hang T. Nguyen

11mar1:00 pm- 2:30 pmTechnologies of Power | Memory: Praxis & Resistance

10mar9:00 am- 12:30 pmPostpandemic Care Strikes: Centring Migration & Critical Race perspectives (Premilla Nadasen)

9mar4:00 pm- 6:00 pmThe Hows and Whys of Historical Climate Reconstruction: Examples for Africa (organized by Rhiannon Stephens)

9mar12:00 pm- 1:30 pmLALS Bridge to Faculty Panel (Ivón Padilla-Rodríguez)

8mar6:30 pm- 8:00 pmHarriman Institute Book Talk | "La Nijinska: Choreographer of the Modern" by Lynn Garafola