NOTE: In 2018-19 HIGHS will run in conjunction with the Charles Warren Center Faculty Fellows Workshop. The workshop theme this year is "US Power in the Global Arena."
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, meets several times each term on Wednesday afternoons.
The current HIGHS schedule is below. The schedule for past years is available here.
* Unless otherwise noted, sessions are held on Wednesdays at 3:45 pm in the Lower Library of Robinson Hall, and papers are circulated in advance by email.
Daniel Bessner, University of Washington & Fredrik Logevall, HKS and History
"Deprovincializing the United States: The History of the U.S. in the World after the International and Transnational Turns"
Comment: Erez Manela, Harvard University
Steffen Rimner, University of Utrecht
“Opium’s Long Shadow: From Asian Revolt to Global Drug Control ”
Kevin Kim, University of Washington Bothell (Warren Center Faculty Fellow)
“'Never Again Enter Upon Such Crusades': Herbert C. Hoover and the Meaning of Conservatism”
Comment: David Allen, Columbia University
Jessica Wang, University of British Columbia (Warren Center Faculty Fellow)
“The Mediterranean Fruit Fly in the Global Arena: Animals, Governance, and American Globalism in Early Twentieth-Century Hawai'i”
Comment: Nina Halty, Harvard University