2017

13-14 January: Workshop: ‘Global cotton: cotton as a case of precocious globalization’

23 January: Special Lecture: Professor Antoinette Burton, ‘‘The Scorpion’s Lash: Gender and the Making of an Imperial Anthropocene in Victorian Afghanistan’

24 January: Workshop: ‘Global Comparative Feminisms in the Long Nineteenth Century’

23 Feb: Seminar: Alan Knight, ‘Liberals, Peasants and Jacobins: The Mexican Revolution (1910-40) in Global Perspective‘ – in association with the Latin American Centre

16-17 March: Workshop: ‘Understanding Insurgencies’ Leverhulme International Network partner event (Oxford) – in association with the University of Exeter

20-22 April: Workshop: ‘Global Nodes, Networks, Orders: Global Orders: Three Global History Workshops on Transformative Connectivity’ – a ‘Global Nodes, Global Orders’ Leverhulme International Network partner event (Leiden University)

26 April: Workshop: ‘Transoceanic Constitutions: The Corporation as Protagonist in Global History’ – in association with the Oxford Graduate Seminar in History 1680-1850

03 May: ‘Age of Anger: A Conversation on Nihilism in the 21st Century’, Pankaj Mishra, in conversation with Shruti Kapila (Cambridge) and David Priestland –  part of the ‘Rethinking the Contemporary: The World since the Cold War’ series in association with TORCH / Asian Studies Centre / Modern European History Centre

10-12 May: Conference: ‘Global and Local Histories of the Algerian War of Independence (1954-62, and After)’ – in association with the Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College and Trinity College

30 May: Seminar: John Donoghue, ‘Buccaneering and the political economy of colonialism: a case study from the Caribbean frontier’ – in association with the Transnational and Global History Seminar

30 May: Lecture: Robert Young, ‘Fanon Transformed? The New Writings’ – part of the ‘Rethinking the Contemporary: The World since the Cold War’ series in association with TORCH / Asian Studies Centre / Modern European History Centre

2 June: ‘Roundtable conversation: Populism as a Global Form’ – part of the ‘Rethinking the Contemporary: The World since the Cold War’ series in association with TORCH / Asian Studies Centre / Modern European History Centre

6 June: Workshop: ‘War, health and the environment in the modern age’ –  in association with the Centre for the History of Medicine, Science and Technology

8 June: Seminar: ‘Urban spirituality in Central and Southern Africa’ – a ‘Comparing the Copperbelt’ project event in conjunction with the African Studies seminar

13 June: Seminar: Tobias Metzler, “… we must prevent a further outbreak.” : Global networks and the fight against the ‘yellow peril’ – in association with the Transnational and Global History Seminar

29 June-1 July: Conference: ‘A Violent World? Changes and Limits to Large-Scale Violence in Early Modernity’ – in association with All Souls College and Institut Universitaire de France, University of Amiens