10 December (9:00‐11:00)
Session 1 - 9:00-11-00: Rescaling History as social science: Big data, Case studies or story-telling?
- Joan W. Scott, "Storytelling (about Natalie Davis)", History and Theory 50 (May 2011); 203-209.
- Andrew Abbott, "What Do Cases Do?", in Time Matters. On Theory and Method (Chicago, 2001), chap. 4.
- F. Trivellato, ‘Is there a future for Italian microhistory in the age of global history?’ (California Italian Studies, 2(1), 2011).
- Lemercier, Claire. « A History Without Social Sciences? », Annales. Histoire, Sciences Sociales, vol. 70th year, no. 2, 2015, pp. 345-357
11 December (11:00‐18:00)
Session 2 - 11:00-13:00: Progress, Katechon and/or Social Sciences
- Robert Nisbett. History of the Idea of Progress. New York: Basic Books 1980, a chapter.
- Giorgio Agamben. The Time That Remains: A Commentary On The Letter To The Romans. Stanford University Press 2005, a chapter.
- Paul Virno. Déjà vu and the end of history. London: Verso, 2015 a chapter.
- Ulrich Beck 2016.The Metamorphosis of the World: How Climate Change Is Transforming Our Concept of the World. Cambridge: Polity 2016.
- Kate Brown. Dispatches from Dystopia: Histories of Places Not Yet Forgotten, University of Chicago Press 2015, a chapter.
Session 3 - 14:00-16:00: The public, secrecy and conspiracy
Special Guest: Nicolas Guilhot
- Antoine Lilti, "The Writing of Paranoia: Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Paradoxes of Celebrity", Representations, 103, 2008, p. 53-83.
- Luc Boltanski, Mysteries and conspiracies : detective stories, spy novels and the making of modern societies (2014).
Koen Vermeir and Dániel Margócsy, “States of secrecy: an introduction”, BJHS 45(2): 153–164, June 2012. British Society for the History of Science 2012.
Session 4 -16:00-18:00: Decolonization, History and Social Sciences
- Susan Back-Morse, Hegel, Haiti and Universal History. University of Pittsburg Press 2009, 3-79.
- Alexander Etkind. “Kant’s Subaltern Period: The Birth of Cosmopolitanism from the Spirit of Occupation”, in D. Gusejnova (ed.), Cosmopolitanism in Conflict,: Imperial Encounters from the Seven Years' War to the Cold War. Palgrave 2018, 55-82.
- George Steinmetz, “A Child of the Empire: British Sociology and Colonialism, 1940s–1960s”, Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 2013, 1–26.
- Andrew Zimmerman, “German Sociology and the Empire”, In Sociology and Empire: The Imperial Entanglements of a Discipline, ed. by George Steinmetz. Duke University Press 2013.
- Peter Mandler. Return from the Natives. How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War. New Haven: Yale University Press 2013, 1-44, 223-254.
12 December (9:00-18:00)
Session 5 - 9:00-11:00: The Material turn
- Ann-Sophie Lehman, "How Materials make meaning?" in Meanings in Material (2013).
- Tim Ingold, 'The Materials of Life', Making. Anthropology, Archaeology, Art and Architecture (2013), chapter 2.
- Simon Werrett, 'Matter and facts: Material culture and the history of science", Alison Wylie and Robert Chapman, eds., Material evidence: learning from archaeological practice (2013).
Session 6 - 11:00-13:00: Histories of Psyences
- Nikolas Rose, The Psychological Complex: Psychology, Politics and Society in England, 1869-1939. London 1985, 1-11, 39-62, 220-232.
- Eli Zaretsky. Secrets of the Soul. A Social and Cultural History of Psychoanalysis. New York 2005, 117-217.
- Alexander Etkind, “Trotsky’s offspring: Revolutionaries, psychoanalysts and the Birth of ‘Freudo-Marxism”, The Times Literary Supplement, 9 August 2013.
Session 7 - 14:00-16:00: History and anthropology of financialisation
Special Guest: Don Kalb (University of Bergen)
- Don Kalb, “Conversations with a Polish populist: Tracing hidden histories of globalization, class, and dispossession in postsocialism (and beyond)” American Ethnologist, 36/2, 2009.
- Don Kalb, “Financialization and the capitalist moment: Marx versus Weber in the anthropology of global systems” American Ethnologist, 40/2, 2013.
- Don Kalb, “Introduction. Transitions to What? On the Social Relations of Financialization in Anthropology and History”, in Financialization. Relational Approaches. Edited by Chris Hann and Don Kalb. Berghann: Oxford 2020, 1-42.
Session 8 - 16:00-18:00: The Spatial Turn
- Charles Withers, "Place and spacial turn in Geography and in History", Journal of History of Ideas, 70/4, October 2009, p. 637-658.
- George Marcus "Ethnography in/of the World System: The Emergence of Multi-Sited Ethnography", in Ethnography through Thick and Thin (Princeton, 1998).
- Angelo Torre, "Un tournant spatial en histoire ? ", Annales HSS, 2008, 5, p. 1127-1144.
14 December (14:00-18:00)
Session 9 - 14:00-16:00: Joy Neumeyer (Max Weber Fellow, EUI): History of Emotions: Modernity as Melancholy
- Barbara Rosenwein, “Worrying about Emotions in History,” American Historical Review 107, 3 (2002): 821-45.
- Mark D. Steinberg, "Melancholy and Modernity: Emotions and Social Life in Russia between the Revolutions," Journal of Social History 41, 4 (Summer, 2008): 813-841.
Session 10 - 16:00-18:00: Networking History
- Bruno Latour, Reassembling the Social (OUP, 2007), introduction.
- Bruno Latour, The Making of Law (Polity, 2010), chapter 2.
- Timothy Mitchell, 'Carbon democracy', Economy and Society, 38:3 (2009).