John Strachan, professor of history, Lancaster University UK, presents "Fernand Braudel's Imperial Unconscious" at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Fernand Braudel Center, AA-330. Strachan is a historian of modern France and the French overseas empire. He is currently conducting research on the relationship between nation, empire and the writing of history in 20th-century France. The lecture is sponsored by the Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems and Civilizations.
Wendy Wolford, Polson Professor of Development Sociology at Cornell University, spoke on "From Mosquitoes to Marx: The Changing Dynamics of State and Society in Brazilian Landform." This public lecture was held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, at the Fernand Braudel Center, AA-330. The talk was sponsored by the Fernand Braudel Center.
Herbert Bix, professor of History and Sociology, presented a public lecture on "Middle East-North African Revolts Shake the World: On the Transition from Dictatorship to Procedural Democracy" at 4:30 p.m. at the Fernand Braudel Center, AA-330. The lecture was co-sponsored by the Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems and Civilizations, and the Binghamton University departments of Anthropology, History, and Sociology.
The Contemporary State
Thomas M. Wilson, Anthropology
Denis O’Hearn, Sociology
Thursday, April 15, 2010, Don Kalb: University Professor of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Central European University, Budapest; and Senior Researcher, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Author of Expanding Class: Power and Everyday Politics in Industrial Communities, The Netherlands, 1850-1950
“Headlines of Nation, Subtexts of Class: The State as Fact and Fantasy in Contemporary Europe (and elsewhere)”
Fernand Braudel Center
Free and Open to the Public
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