October 16 Workshop

Dear colleagues,

Please join us at 5PM on Wednesday, October 16, in the John Hope Franklin Room (SSRB 224) as we welcome William H. Sewell, Jr., the Frank P Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago. He will be presenting a chapter titled “The Eighteenth-Century Economy: Commerce and Capitalism,” which can be accessed HERE (password sewell2019). Snacks and refreshments will be served.

If you require assistance or have any questions, please contact the coordinators Nicholas O’Neill (oneilln@uchicago.edu) and Charlotte Robertson (clrobertson@uchicago.edu).

Fall 2019 Schedule Announced

HISTORY AND THEORY OF CAPITALISM WORKSHOP

FALL 2019 SCHEDULE

We will convene on alternate Wednesdays in the John Hope Franklin Room of the Social Sciences Research Building (Room 224) from 5:00 to 6:30 PM

Papers will be circulated in advance through our listserv, to which you may subscribe by following this link:

https://lists.uchicago.edu/web/info/historicalcapitalisms-socialtheory

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OCTOBER 16

William H. Sewell Jr. | Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Political Science and History, The University of Chicago

“The Eighteenth-Century French Economy: Commerce and Capitalism.”

OCTOBER 30

Mishal Khan | PhD Candidate in Sociology, The University of Chicago

“Challenging Imperial Order-Making: Contracts versus Custom in Masking “Unfree” Labor in India”

NOVEMBER 13

Anjali Anand | PhD Candidate in Political Science, The University of Chicago

“The Roots of Corporate Malfeasance: The Merchant as Body Politic in Early Modern England”

NOVEMBER 21

Thomas J. Adams | Senior Lecturer in History and American Studies, The University of Sydney

“Labor Categorization and Class Politics in Postwar America”

Joint Session with the U.S. History Workshop

** Please Note the Unusual Thursday Date (Same Location) **

DECEMBER 11

Michael C. Dawson | John D. MacArthur Professor of Political Science and the College, The University of Chicago

“Conflicting Claims:  Current Crises & Historical Injustice, and Social Democracy”

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If you require assistance or have any questions, please email Charlotte Robertson (clrobertson@uchicago.edu) or Nicholas O’Neill (oneilln@uchicago.edu)