Fall 2018 Speakers Series

''The School of History and Sociology presents the fall 2018 speakers series.  All talks are from 4:00 - 5:30 PM in room 104 of the Old Civil Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.

August 27, 2018

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Sven Beckert (Harvard University)
"Empire of Cotton: The Global Origins of Modern Capitalism"
Note that this talk will be in the Student Success Center, President's Suite C&D

September 17, 2018

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Abby Kinchy (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
"Absence of Evidence, Evidence of Absence: Conceptualizing Ignorance in Environmental Controversies"

October 15, 2018

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Kate Pride Brown (Georgia Tech)
"The Bully and the Bear: How Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin Exercise Power, and Why it Matters"

 

October 29, 2018

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Clapperton Mavhunga (MIT)
"The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production"

 

November 5, 2018

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Rayvon Fouché (Purdue University)
"Black History Month, Sneakers, and the Cultural Politics of Intellectual Property"

 

November 19, 2018

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Andrew Zangwill (Georgia Tech)
"A Physicist Takes on History of Physics"

 

Questions about the HSOC Fall 2018 Speakers Series?

Email Kristie Macrakis