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2011-2012 Global Exchange

in Prague, Czech Republic (September 12-14, 2011), in collaboration with graduate students and faculty of Charles University and the Institute for Contemporary History of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

NU participants: Prof. Benjamin FROMMER with
  • Fernando CARBAJAL, “We Are Losing: Martin Dies’s Memoirs and Right-Wing   Memory during the Era of Conservative Ascendancy and Today”
  •  Jason RALPH, “Memory and Embodiment in the Late Medieval Universities”
  •  Karin STEINBRUECK, “Heroes and Victims: Remembering War in Twentieth-  Century Romania"                       
  • Emilie TAKAYAMA, “Remembering Hwang Jang-Yop in South Korea”

Franz Kafka monument by the sculptor Jaroslav Róna in the historic Jewish Quarter of Prague Franz Kafka monument by the sculptor Jaroslav Róna in the historic Jewish Quarter of Prague (photograph by Ferran Cornellà)

VIOLENCE AND SOCIAL CHANGE" in conjuction with Trinity College Dublin in Dublin, Ireland (Oct. 26-27, 2011)
trinity workshopTCD and NU participants at Trinity College Dublin

NU participants:
  • Alexander GOURSE, "Disorder, Law, and Social Change in California's Agricultural Sector, 1965-1985"
  • D’Weston HAYWOOD, "'A Challenge to Our Manhood': Robert F. Williams,Black Masculinity, and the Democratic Power of Self-Defense in the Black Freedom Struggle"
  • Jesse NASTA, "Free Blacks and Anxious Masters: Racial Violence and Legal Repression on the Antebellum Mississippi River"
  • Ian SAXINE, "Enforcing the Peace: Native Americans as Agrarian Land Rioters in Eighteenth-Century Maine"
with Professor T.H. Breen, Professor Scott Sowerby, and Dr. Elzbieta Foeller-Pituch.

2011-2012 CCHS International Doctoral Workshops
“Agency, Allegiance, and Resistance”
in conjuction with the American Academy in Rome, under the auspices of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Distinguished Achievement Award
ROME, Italy, week of May 1-5, 2012


with professors Edward Muir and T.H. Breen.

Roamn Coliseum