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Serbest Kurdish Studies Conference

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The conference convenes annually to discuss the experiences and struggles of Kurds, and the historical and comparative study of Kurdish...

May
24
2022

Editing and Publishing Historians

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

A conversation  between author and publisher Richard COHEN and Prof. Sarah MAZA on "Editing and Publishging Historians." There will be lunchboxes...

Apr
29
2022

Conference on Pests in History

All day

“When They Became Pests: Human & Nonhuman Species As Vermin in History” a HYBRID one-day event convened by T.H. Breen Graduate...

Apr
8
2022

Conference on Prison and Punishment (CCHS)

All day

“Global Perspectives on the Prison and Systems of Punishment ”  HYBRID one-day graduate conference convened by T.H. Breen Graduate Fellow Chernoh...

Feb
28
2022

Russian Invasion of Ukraine Teach-in

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

The History Department and the Chabraja Center for Historical Studies are sponsoring a teach-in, 12:30-1:50, Harris Hall #108, on the...

Nov
4
2021

Bianca PREMO lecture on Peruvian history (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Bianca PREMO (Florida International University), author of The Enlightenment on Trial: Ordinary Litigants and Colonialism in the Spanish Empire (2017) Thursday,...

Oct
28
2021

Holocaust CCHS/HEFNU annual lecture

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Nicholas D. Chabrja Center for Historical Studies (CCHS) in collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern (HEFNU) ~...

May
20
2021

Roundtable on historical research

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Historians @ Home event—for the Northwestern community Thursday, May 20 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Roundtable on “How Do We Choose What We...

Apr
16
2021

"History of the Self" conference

All day

Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies Graduate Conference on "History of the Self" with Professor Judith COFFIN (UT-Austin, author of the...

Mar
4
2021

Roundtable on historical research--POSTPONED

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

This event is postponed to the Spring Quarter. Roundtable on “The Challenges of Planning Your Research” with Haydon Cherry, Gideon Cohn-Postar,...

Jan
22
2021

January 6 Insurrection teach-in

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

History Dept. Teach-in on the Jan. 6 insurrection Lina BRITTO—Autogolpe/Self-Coup: Lessons from Latin America Kate MASUR—Reconstruction and White Supremacy  Lauren STOKES—The Transnational Attack...

May
1
2020

Conference on progress in history

All day

“The Politics of Progress: Growth in and throughout History”—convened by T.H. Breen Graduate Fellow Sean HARVEY—Friday, May 1, 2020 with...

Nov
18
2019

"Sex Contextualism"

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Speaker - Sarah Richardson, Harvard University, History of Science, Abstract - Do HeLa cells have a sex?  The past decade has...

Nov
7
2019

The Manfred H. Vogel Lecture in Judaic Studies

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

“The Revival of the Jewish-Christian Debate in the 19th Century: Missionaries, Meshummadim, and Maskilim“ David Ruderman, Joseph Meyerhoff Professor of Modern...

Oct
28
2019

"Water and the Making of Modern India"

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Speaker - Sunil Amrith, Harvard University, History, Abstract - Earlier this summer, the south Indian metropolis of Chennai came close to...

May
15
2019

Lecture on Controversial Mughal History

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Audrey TRUSCHKE (Rutgers U) on "Courting Controversy: Toxic Masculinity, Social Media, and Mughal History" In her talk Dr. Truschke will discuss...

May
2
2019

Todd Shepard lecture (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Todd SHEPARD (Johns Hopkins U), author of The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France (2006),...

Apr
12
2019

Conference on migration

All day

Graduate CONFERENCE on “Walls and Bridges: Migration and Its Histories” (convened by Breen Fellow Aram SARKISIAN)Friday, April 12—all day, starting...

Feb
1
2019

Up the Street with Adom Getachew

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Graduate Students Political Theory Workshop invites students and faculty to a discussion with Adom Getachew, Assistant Professor of Political...

Jan
28
2019

Playing in the Gray

5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents: “Playing in the Gray” a lecture by Kimberly Kay Hoang (University of...

Nov
29
2018

Sovereignty Symposium

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

A conversation with Jenny Davis (Illinois), J. Kēhaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan), and Doug Kiel (Northwestern), moderated by Bonnie Etherington (Northwestern). Three Indigenous...

Nov
27
2018

SPAN Postdoc Welcome Reception

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us in welcoming Scott De Orio (History/ Gender & Sexuality Studies) and Tony Silva (Sociology/ Gender & Sexuality Studies).

Nov
16
2018

Signs of the Intangible

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

A lecture by Miro Ito.  Miro Ito is an artist, photographer, and independent film producer based in Tokyo. Her lecture explores...

Nov
1
2018

Let Them Eat Cake!

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come, eat cake, and talk with History professors about the courses they'll teach this coming winter!

Oct
29
2018

The Manfred H. Vogel Lecture in Judaic Studies

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

“Between Jesus and Paul: From Apologetics to Jewish Theological Affirmations” Paul Mendes-Flohr Dorothy Grant Maclear Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought;...

Oct
21
2018

Sovereignty and Strangeness

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Religious Studies Department of Northwestern University invites you to attend a graduate student conference on “Sovereignty and Strangeness,” to...

Oct
20
2018

Sovereignty and Strangeness

9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

The Religious Studies Department of Northwestern University invites you to attend a graduate student conference on “Sovereignty and Strangeness,” to...

Oct
19
2018

Sovereignty and Strangeness

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Religious Studies Department of Northwestern University invites you to attend a graduate student conference on “Sovereignty and Strangeness,” to...

Oct
18
2018

Lecture on the Holocaust (CCHS/HEF)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

In collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern (HEF) Deborah DWORK (Clark U), co-author of Flight from the Reich: Refugee...

Oct
15
2018

Keyword: Consent

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

A panel of scholars, educators, and activists will discuss the multiple, contested meanings of the keyword “consent” from the vantages...

Oct
8
2018

Timothy Mitchell - "On Capitalization"

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

  Speaker Timothy Mitchell, Columbia University Title On Capitalization Abstract We have recently come to understand “the economy” not as a feature of all societies,...

May
23
2018

The Kremlin's Global Reach

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

During his final visit of the year, Buffett Institute Distinguished Visitor Strobe Talbott will take part in a roundtable discussion about...

Feb
19
2018

Cakes and Classes

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come, eat cake, and talk with history professors about courses they’ll teach this spring!

Jan
24
2018

Nao Lecture: Tatiana Seijas

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This year's Nao Lecture will feature Tatiana Seijas from Penn State University, who will speak about indigenous peoples' confrontation with...

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