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 Fall 2020 is below. Past events are archived here.
Cindy Ewing (University of Missouri): “The Third World before Afro-Asia”
75th UN Anniversary Panel: The United Nations and International Order
Alvita Akiboh (University of Michigan): “Symbolic Decolonization: Material Culture and Performing the End of U.S. Empire”
Perin Gurel (University of Notre Dame): “The Politics of Beauty: Modernization Theory, Comparativism, and the Last Empress of Iran”
* Unless otherwise noted, sessions are held on Wednesdays at 3:45 pm at the History Dept. Conference Room, Robinson Hall. NOTE: sessions will be held remotely until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic.