Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS)

Co-chairs: David Armitage and Erez Manela


HIGHS Special Zoom Event

Wednesday, June 17, 12:00 – 1:30 pm ET



"Covid-19, the WHO, and International Society"



Erez Manela (History, Harvard University)



Heidi Tworek (History, University of British Columbia)

Nitsan Chorev (Sociology, Brown University)

Sanjoy Bhattacharya (History of Medicine, University of York)

Thomas Zimmer (History, University of Freiburg)


See the video recording of the panel here



The Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) is a forum for cutting-edge work in the fields of international and global history.

The seminar, organized at the Department of History and generously supported by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, has met several times each term on Wednesday afternoons since 2003.

The HIGHS schedule for 2020-2021 is in the works. Past events are archived here.

* Unless otherwise noted, sessions are held on Wednesdays at 3:45 pm and papers are circulated in advance by email. Location: History Dept. Conference Room, Robinson Hall, though sessions will be held remotely until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic.