Workshop 2016-17

YaleCHESS Workshop, Spring 2017

12:30—2:00pm, Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St., Room 208
Light lunch is served from 12:00 pm

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January 27
Emily Erikson, Yale University
“Companies and the Rise of Political Economy”

February 17
Ken Pomeranz, University of Chicago
“Rethinking Frontiers and Frontier Subjects: China’s West and Southwest after 1760”

March 3
Sharon Achinstein, Johns Hopkins University
“Marriage, Divine Law, and the Law of Nations in the Thought of John Milton”
**Location Change: HGS 211 (Co-Sponsored by The Religion & Politics Colloquium)

March 31
Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard University
“Conservative Political Parties and the Birth of Modern Democracy in Europe”
**Location Change: HGS 211

April 14 
Rebecca Lemon, University of Southern California
“Addiction and Devotion in Early Modern England”

April 28 
Meg Jacobs, Princeton
“Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s”
(Co-Sponsored by the Environmental History Working Group)

Fall 2016

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September 23
Michael Dawson, John D. MacArthur Professor of Political Science and the College, University of Chicago
“Hidden in Plain Sight: Race, Capitalism and the Neoliberal Racial Order”

Response by Ittai Orr

October 14
Alison LaCroix, Robert Newton Reid Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
“The Constitutional Construction of Commerce in the Interbellum United States”

October 28
Phil Cook, ITT/Sanford Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics and Sociology, Duke University
“Reducing Access to Guns by Violent Offenders”

Response by Russ Gasdia

November 4
Fabian Drixler, Professor of History, Yale University
“Winking Like a State: False Stillbirths and Negotiable Statistics in Imperial Japan”

December 9
Don Herzog, Edson R. Sunderland Professor of Law, University of Michigan
“Sovereignty, R.I.P.”

Response by Kathleen McCrudden