“Hinterlands, Frontiers, Cities, and States: Transactions and Identities”
Meetings are Fridays, 11am-1pm
Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 203*
*Except Except February 17, March 31, and April 14 in the meeting room at 230 Prospect
January 27
History, State University of New York at Binghamton
“Unkempt Edens: Tea and the Culture of Commerce in Eastern India”
February 3
History, Yale University
“Slavery in Mainland Spanish America during the Atlantic Age of Abolition: Colombia, 1810-1880”
February 10
Sociology, Boston College
“Cranberries and Climate Change: Massachusetts Cranberry Growers and the Challenges of Adaptation”
February 17
Archaeology, University of Oxford
“Horsepower: A Southern Hemisphere Perspective on the Adoption of the Horse”
February 24
History, University of Michigan
“Beyond Methodological Terrestrialism: Rethinking Adriatic History through Water”
March 3
Anthropology, University of Sussex
“Trading Worlds: Afghan Merchants across Modern Frontiers”
March 31
Travel Writer and Assoc. Prof. of English, University of Pittsburgh
“In Manchuria: Covering China from the Ground Up”
April 7
History, The New School
“Fields of Finance: Colonial Economism and Credit in Egypt, 1882-1907”
April 14
Yale Agrarian Studies Program Fellow History, University of Chicago
“Revisiting the 1937 Haitian Massacre”
April 21
Yale Agrarian Studies Program Fellow
History, Princeton University
“Building a Republic of Villages: Design and Pedagogy in Cold War India”
April 28
Yale Agrarian Studies Program Fellow
History, St. John’s University
“Trust-Building Exercises: Family Finance and Forestry in Early Modern China”