Winter schedule 2014

Although we have one more presentation this quarter (Dec 5, see last post for details), we are excited to now post the winter quarter schedule for the Social Theory Workshop! All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv go to: lists.uchicago.edu […]

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Next Workshop May 16

Please join us for the next meeting of the Social Theory Workshop, Thursday May 16 “The Nation-State Is Flat: Cadastral Mapping and Theories of State Formation” Alvaro Santana-Acuña, Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology, Harvard University All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv […]

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Workshop April 18

Tyson Leuchter, Ph.D. Candidate, History, University of Chicago: “The Illimitable Right: The Marché à Terme, Property, and Political Authority in Napoleonic France.” All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv go to: lists.uchicago.edu and search for “Social Theory” All events will […]

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Autumn Workshop Schedule

The Social Theory Workshop is pleased to announce its autumn quarter schedule: October 11 William Sewell, The Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Departments of Political Science and History, The University of Chicago “Connecting Capitalism to the French Revolution: The Parisian Promenade and the Origins of Civic Equality in Eighteenth-Century France.” October 18 Eric […]

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March 5 Aaron Hill

Please join us at the next meeting of the Social Theory Workshop, Monday, March 5 at 8pm in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave). We will be discussing a paper by History PhD candidate Aaron Hill, entitled, “An Argument for the Centrality of Historical Consciousness in Revolutionary Ideology: France and Germany, 1880 – 1930″ The […]

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Jan 24 Robin Bates

The next meeting of the Social Theory Workshop will take place this coming Monday, January 24 at 8pm in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave). We will be discussing a paper by PhD candidate Robin Bates, entitled, “An Empire within an Empire: Écouen and the Cultural Logic of Napoleonic France, 1804-1815″ Those needing a copy […]

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Robin Bates

The Social Theory Workshop will begin its Spring Quarter schedule on Monday, April 12th, with Robin Bates, “The Girl with No Mind: Pauline Guizot’s sentimental education and François Guizot’s law on primary schools in postrevolutionary France.”  The meeting will take place in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.) at 8:00 pm.  All are welcome. Members […]

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