April 21 Workshop

Dear colleagues,

Please join us at 4:30 PM (CST) on Wednesday, April 21, as we welcome Lucas Pinheiro, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at the University of Chicago.

Lucas will be presenting the chapter, “Postindustrial Paradigms: Foretold Futures of the Factory in Midcentury Social Science,” which can be accessed HERE.

The workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. It can be accessed via this LINK. The meeting password and additional dial-in details will be circulated via the workshop listserv.

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

Spring 2021 Schedule

The History and Theory of Capitalism Workshop is pleased to announce its schedule for Spring 2021.

Unless otherwise noted, the workshop will meet on alternate Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:00 PM (Central Time) over Zoom. Links will be circulated with each paper in advance.

Workshop papers will be circulated through our listserv and should be read in advance. You may subscribe to our listserv by following this link: https://lists.uchicago.edu/web/info/historicalcapitalisms-socialtheory

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SPRING 2021 SCHEDULE

APRIL 21

Lucas Pinheiro | Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences, University of Chicago

“The Postindustrial Paradigm: Foretold Futures of the Factory in Midcentury Social Science”

MAY 5

Charles Fawell | PhD Candidate in History, University of Chicago

“Working the China Line: Labor Militancy and Repression along the Maritime Highways of the French Empire (1880–1918)”

MAY 28

Maxine Berg | Professor of History, University of Warwick

& Pat Hudson | Professor Emeritus of History, Cardiff University

Selections from Slavery, Capitalism, and the Industrial Revolution

Note special time: 12:00 – 1:30 PM (CT)

JUNE 2

Alexia Yates | Senior Lecturer in Modern History, University of Manchester

“The ‘Ordinary’ Investor and the Domestic Life of Finance”

Note special time: 12:00 – 1:30 PM (CT)

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March 10 Workshop

Dear colleagues,

Please join us at 4:30 PM (CST) on Wednesday, March 10, as we welcome John Clegg, Collegiate Assistant Professor and Harper-Schmidt Fellow at the University of Chicago.

John will be presenting the paper, “Slavery’s Carceral Legacy,” which can be accessed HERE, accompanied by a NOTE to workshop participants.

The workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. It can be accessed via this LINK. The meeting password and additional dial-in details will be circulated via the workshop listserv.

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

February 24 Workshop

Dear colleagues,

Please join us at 4:30 PM (CST) on Wednesday, February 24, as we welcome Alejandra Azuero-Quijano, PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the University of Chicago.

Alejandra will be presenting the dissertation chapter, “The Conjuncture of Forensics of Finance,” which can be accessed HERE.

The workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. It can be accessed via this LINK. The meeting password and additional dial-in details will be circulated via the workshop listserv.

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

February 10 Workshop

Dear colleagues,

Please join us at 4:30 PM (CST) on Wednesday, February 10, as we welcome Charlotte Robertson, PhD Candidate in History at the University of Chicago.

Charlotte will be presenting the dissertation chapter, “Educating the petit capitaliste: Bourse Manuals and the Creation of the Investor-Subject in France, 1840–1870,” which can be accessed HERE.

The workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. It can be accessed via this LINK. The meeting password and additional dial-in details will be circulated via the workshop listserv.

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

January 27 Workshop

Dear colleagues,

Please join us at 4:30 PM (CST) on Wednesday, January 27, as we welcome Nicholas O’Neill, PhD Candidate in History at the University of Chicago.

Nick will be presenting the paper “Institutions of Consumer Information and the Process of Industrialization,” which can be accessed HERE.

The workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. It can be accessed via this LINK. The meeting password and additional dial-in details will be circulated via the workshop listserv.

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

Winter 2021 Schedule

HISTORY AND THEORY OF CAPITALISM WORKSHOP

WINTER 2021 SCHEDULE

We will convene on alternate Wednesdays via Zoom from 4:30 to 6:00 PM.

Papers and Zoom link 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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JANUARY 27
Nicholas O’Neill | PhD Candidate in History, University of Chicago

“Institutions of Consumer Information and the Process of Industrialization”

FEBRUARY 10
Charlotte Robertson | PhD Candidate in History, University of Chicago

“Educating the petit capitaliste: Bourse Manuals and the Creation of the Investor-Subject in France, 1840–1870″

FEBRUARY 24

Joint Session with Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean

Alejandra Azuero | PhD Candidate in Anthropology, University of Chicago

“Forensics of Finance: Colombia’s Experiments with Transition”

Discussant: Rosío Zambrana | Associate Professor of Philosophy, Emory University

MARCH 10
John Clegg | Collegiate Assistant Professor, University of Chicago

“From the Plantation to the Prison: Legacies of Slavery in Postbellum Punishment”

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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)

December 2 Workshop

Dear colleagues,

Please join us at 4:30 PM (CST) on Wednesday, December 2, as we welcome Geoffrey Traugh, Harper Schmidt Fellow and Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Social Science Core at the University of Chicago.

Geoff will be presenting the paper “Reading Rostow in a Rhodesian Prison: Anti-colonialism and the Reinvention of Modernization in British Central Africa,” which can be accessed HERE.

The workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. It can be accessed via this LINK. The meeting password and additional dial-in details will be circulated via the workshop listserv.

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

November 18 Workshop

Dear colleagues,

Please join us at 4:30 PM (CST) on Wednesday, November 18, as we welcome Jonny Bunning, Harper Schmidt Fellow and Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Social Science Core at the University of Chicago.

Jonny will be presenting the paper “Economists Without Borders: Latin America and the Cold War Origins of Human Capital Theory at Chicago,” which can be accessed HERE.

The workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. It can be accessed via this LINK. The meeting password and additional dial-in details will be circulated via the workshop listserv.

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

November 4 Workshop

Dear colleagues,

Please join us at 4:30 PM (CST) on Wednesday, November 4, as we welcome Nicolae Biea, PhD student in Political Science at the University of Chicago. Nicolae will be presenting the paper “The Dialectics of Scarcity: Capitalism and Biopolitics,” which can be accessed HERE.

The workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. It can be accessed HERE. The meeting password and additional dial-in details will be circulated via the workshop listserv.

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