Seminar coordinator: Annie Boniface
The Harvard International & Global History Seminar (HIGHS) is a forum for cutting-edge work in the fields of international and global history.
The HIGHS schedule for 2021-22 is below. Past years are archived here.
Unless otherwise noted, sessions are held on Wednesdays at 3:45 pm. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, sessions will be held on Zoom until further notice .
Patricia Owens (Oxford): “Women’s International Thought: Introduction to a New Canon”
Comment: Tania Shew (Manchester)
Gregory Afinogenov (Georgetown): “Saviors of Europe: The Russian Intervention in Italy and the Ideology of Counterrevolution, 1799”
Comment: Marcel Garbos (Harvard)
Natasha Wheatley (Princeton): “The Temporal Life of States: Central Europe and the Transformation of Modern Sovereignty”
Comment: Raphael Stern (Harvard)
Sujit Sivasundaram (Cambridge): “A City on the Western Indian Ocean: Muslim Colombo as Idea and Artefact”
Comment: Yi Ning Chang (Harvard)
Bradley Simpson (University of Connecticut): “The Boundaries of the System: Small Territories, ‘Primitive’ Peoples, and the Limits of Self-determination after 1945”
Comment: Lydia Walker
Beatrice Wayne (ACLS): "When a Crocodile Eats the Peace Corps Volunteer: Memory, Violence and Development in 1960s Ethiopia"
Mark Sanchez (Vanderbilt University): “The Religious Case for Revolution: Global Ecumenism and the Anti-Marcos Movement, 1965-1986”
Daniel Chardell (Harvard University): "The Gulf War: Sovereignty, Statehood, and Illusive Visions of Post-Cold War Middle East Order”