History Department Colloquium 2015-2016

The History Department Colloquium offers an informal setting within which permanent and visiting faculty can present their current research. Held on one (and sometimes two) Wednesdays per month, the Department colloquium is a forum where faculty, researchers and post-docs can come together in the serious discussion of ongoing faculty research at the EUI.



Identifying Individuals and Defining Borders from a Legal-Historical Perspective: What We Remember and What We Forget


Speaker: Tamar Herzog (Harvard University)

Discussant: Giuseppe Marcocci (Università degli Studi della Tuscia)

21 June 2016

From Habsburg Galicia to Cocoaland: History of Development and Polish Social Scientists from 1880s to 1960s


Speaker: Małgorzata Mazurek (Columbia University)

1 June 2016 


Counter Memories: Military Cultural Interventions in Post-Shining Path Peru


Speaker: Cynthia Milton (Fernand Braudel Fellow)

Discussant: Regina Grafe (EUI)

25 May 2016

The Children of the Revolution 


Speaker: Yuri Slezkine (University of California Berkeley)

Discussant: Alexander Etkind (EUI)

11 May 2016

Poland – Between Anti-Imperial Traditions and Imperial Temptations. Lessons of Eastern European Geopolitics


Speaker: Andrzej Nowak (Jagiellonian University)

Discussant: Bohdan Shumylovych (EUI) 

15 April 2015

The Stakes of Regulation

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Speaker: Steven L. Kaplan (Cornell University)

Discussant: Simon Macdonald (Max Weber Fellow)

30 March 2016


The Neo-liberal Ersatz Nobel Prize


Speaker: Philip Mirowski (University of Notre Dame)

Discussant: Ola Innset (EUI)

16 March 2016

 Humanitarianism and Empire in Africa: Towards a New History of Human Rights


Speakers: Darcie Fontaine (University of South Florida) and Emily Baughan (Max Weber Fellow)

Discussant: Muriam Haleh Davis (Max Weber Fellow)

14 March 2016

 May-68 in Africa: Dakar in the Worldwide Social Movement


Speaker: Omar Gueye (Fernand Braudel Fellow)

Discussant: Muriam Haleh Davis (Max Weber Fellow)

2 March 2016

An Artisan 'Revolution' in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe?


Speaker: Maarten Prak (Universiteit Utrecht)

Discussant: Luca Molà (EUI)

24 February 2016

A Visit to the Dead: Genealogy and the Historian


Speaker: Alison Light (University College London)

Discussant: Caroline Mezger (EUI)

10 February 2016

The Right Side of History: An Intellectual Biography of William C. Bullitt


Speaker: Alexander Etkind (EUI)

Discussant: Molly Pucci (Max Weber Fellow)

3 February 2016

Denigrating Viceroys: The Art of Political Insult in Early Modern Portuguese India


Speakers: Giuseppe Marcocci (Fernand Braudel Fellow) and Jorge Flores (EUI)

Discussant: Guido Van Meersbergen (Max Weber Fellow)

27 January 2016

Lusophobia and Lusophilia in Post-Colonial Brazil


Speaker: José Sacchetta Ramos Mendes (University of Bahia)

Discussant: Lucy Riall (EUI)

13 January 2015

How Should We Define Social Groups of Slaves? An Example in the 18th and 19th Century Mediterranean

M'hamed Oualdi

Speaker: M'hamed Oualdi (Fernand Braudel Fellow)

Discussant: Muriam Haleh Davis (Max Weber Fellow)

2 December 2015

Women and Intellectual History

Sarah Hutton

Speaker: Sarah Hutton (Fernand Braudel Fellow)

Discussant: Simon Macdonald (Max Weber Fellow)

25 November 2015

Hec Colloquium on the Economics of Curiosity


Speakers: Marina Bianchi (University of Cassino) and Niel De Marchi (Duke University)

Discussants: Maxine Berg (Fernand Braudel Fellow) and Luca Molà (EUI)

11 November 2015

Oriental Despots on Ornamental Desks: On Dutch Geography, the 'Decorative' Arts, and the Production of the Exotic World


Speaker: Benjamin Schmidt (University of Washington)

Discussant: Bruno André Casal N. Martinho (EUI)

4 November 2015

A Silken Diplomacy: Venetian Luxury Gifts for the Ottoman Empire in the Late Renaissance

Luca Molà 2012

Speaker: Luca Molà (EUI)

Discussant: Cecilia Tarruell Pellegrin (Max Weber Fellow)

28 October 2015

Pre-empting Revolution: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and the Founding of the International Labor Organization


Speaker: Leonard V. Smith (Oberlin College)

Discussant: Simon Murray Stevens (Max Weber Fellow)

20 October 2015

“Our Empire”: New Perspectives on Habsburg Central Europe


Speaker: Pieter Judson (EUI)

Discussant: Franz Leander Fillafer (University of Konstanz)

7 October 2015



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