Michael Williams @ TAMEW February 17th at 4:30-6:00pm CST on Zoom

Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop this Wednesday, February 17th from 4:30-6:00pm CST for our fourth session of Winter Quarter 2021. We are excited to have Michael Williams, Ph.D. Candidate in History at the University of Chicago, who will be presenting his paper, “Twentieth-Century French Philosophical Thought and Early Derrida.” Arthur Clement, PhD Candidate, Department of History, will provide comment.

Michael Williams’ paper is available on the TAMEW Canvas site, as well as on our website  (http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/transnationaleurope/Links to an external site.) under the heading “Current Paper” (Password: HopeFranklin). Should you have any difficulties in accessing the paper, please contact us at either benvanzee@uchicago.edu or abratcher@uchicago.edu.

Our meeting this week will be held over Zoom. You can access the meeting using the following URL(https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/97474662318?pwd=Y3B3R1FWTS9GV3NQQWZMUWd0U1BCdz09 (Links to an external site.)) A full meeting invitation can be found at the end of this message. Should you be prompted for a password, enter: HopeFrankl

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone soon!

Kind regards,

Ben Van Zee & Abigail Bratcher

TOMORROW: Paul Betts @ TAMEW February 3rd from 4:30-6:00pm CST via Zoom Webinar

Dear Colleagues,

This is a friendly reminder that tomorrow, February 3rd from 4:30-6:00pm CST the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop will be hosting Paul Betts. He will be discussing his new book, Ruin and Renewal: Civilising Europe After the Second World War. Professors Leora Auslander and Lauren Stokes will join him in conversation. Closed captioning will be provided.
This is a Zoom Webinar event, and as such we ask that you register in advance. Below is the updated and correct version of the promotional poster where you can find the link to register. If you have any problems registering or otherwise accessing the event, please email Abigail Bratcher (abratcher@uchicago.edu) or Ben Van Zee (benvanzee@uchicago.edu) for assistance.
Thank you very much, and we hope to see you tomorrow!
Kind regards,
Abigail & Ben
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Will Rall @ TAMEW: January 20, 2021 4:30pm Zoom

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop this Wednesday, January 20th from 4:30-6:00pm CST for our second session of Winter Quarter 2021. We are excited to have Dr. Will Rall, Academic Adviser at the University of Chicago, who will be presenting his paper, “Love in the Time of Nazism: Sterilization, Companionship, and Belonging in the Third Reich.” Ben Van Zee, PhD Candidate, Department of History, will provide comment.

Dr. Rall’s paper is available on the TAMEW Canvas site, as well as on our website  (http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/transnationaleurope/) under the heading “Current Paper” (Password: HopeFranklin). Should you have any difficulties in accessing the paper, please contact us at either benvanzee@uchicago.edu or abratcher@uchicago.edu.

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone soon!

Kind regards,

Ben & Abigail

Zoya Sameen @ TAMEW: January 13, 2021 4:30pm Zoom

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop this Wednesday, January 13th from 4:30-6:00pm CST for the first session of Winter Quarter 2021. We are excited to have Zoya Sameen, PhD Candidate, Department of History, who will be presenting her paper, “‘Plain Tales,’ Bare Truths: British Soldiers and the Memory of Prostitution in Late Colonial India.” Sandra Park, PhD Candidate, Department of History, will provide comment.

Zoya’s paper is available on the TAMEW Canvas site, as well as on our website  (http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/transnationaleurope/) under the heading “Current Paper” (Password: HopeFranklin). Should you have any difficulties in accessing the paper, please contact us at either benvanzee@uchicago.edu or abratcher@uchicago.edu.

Our meeting will be held over Zoom. For access to the link, please contact either Ben Van Zee or Abigail Bratcher.

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone soon!

Kind regards,

Ben & Abigail

Ben Van Zee @ TAMEW: December 2, 2020 at 4:30pm CST on Zoom

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop next  Wednesday, December 2 from 4:30-6:00pm CST for the final session of the new academic year. We are excited to have Ben Van Zee, PhD candidate, Department of History, who will be presenting a draft article, “The Second Scramble for East Africa: The Ambiguities of Mandate Sovereignty and the Anglo-German Struggle for Demographic Domination in Tanganyika.” Sarath Pillai, PhD candidate, Department of History, will provide comment.

Ben’s paper is available on the TAMEW Canvas site, as well as on our website  (http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/transnationaleurope/) under the heading “Current Paper” (Password: HopeFranklin). Should you have any difficulties in accessing the paper, please contact us at either benvanzee@uchicago.edu or abratcher@uchicago.edu.

Our meeting next week will be held over Zoom and all others for the quarter. For access to the link, please contact either Ben Van Zee or Abigail Bratcher.

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone soon!

Kind regards,

Ben & Abigail

Abigail Bratcher @ TAMEW: November 11th at 4:30pm CST on Zoom

Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop next  Wednesday, November 11th from 4:30-6:00pm CST for the third session of the new academic year. We are excited to have Abigail Bratcher, PhD Student, Department of History, who will be presenting her dissertation prospectus, “Knowing the Kazakh Steppe: How Pedologists and Peasants Created Knowledge of Steppe Soils, 1891-1976.” Julia Mead, PhD Student, Department of History, will provide comment.

Abigail’s paper is available on the TAMEW Canvas site, as well as on our website  (http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/transnationaleurope/) under the heading “Current Paper” (Password: HopeFranklin). Should you have any difficulties in accessing the paper, please contact us at either benvanzee@uchicago.edu or abratcher@uchicago.edu.

Our meeting next week will be held over Zoom and all others for the quarter. You can access the meeting using the following URL (https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/91474682478?pwd=RWdnOGxGOXBmUVV2R1Y3eWxqdnYrdz09 (Links to an external site.)). A full meeting invitation can be found at the end of this message. Should you be prompted for a password, enter: HopeFrankl.

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone soon!

Kind regards,

Abigail & Ben

Victoria de Grazia, Michael Geyer and Tara Zahra @ TAMEW: October 21, 2020 1:00-2:30pm CST on Zoom Webinar

Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop on Wednesday, October 21st from 1:00-2:30pm CST for an extraordinary session of our workshop. We are excited to have Victoria de Grazia, Moore Collegiate Professor of History at Columbia University, as she presents her new book, The Perfect Fascist: A Story of Love, Power, and Morality in Mussolini’s Italy, and holds a conversation with professors Michael Geyer and Tara Zahra of the University of Chicago before holding a general Q&A.

The event is free and open to the public. Instead of our typical Zoom sessions, the discussion will be held as a Zoom webinar. Please register in advance at the following URL (https://uchicagogroup.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5S_6xflgROWQxpz5TlDyzA). The Seminary Co-Op is co-sponsoring the event and providing book sales. The book can be purchased on their website at https://www.semcoop.com/perfect-fascist

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at either benvanzee@uchicago.edu or abratcher@uchicago.edu.

We look forward to seeing you all very soon!

Kind regards,

Ben Van Zee & Abigail Bratcher

Anna Band @ TAMEW: October 14, 2020 4:30pm CST on Zoom

Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop next  Wednesday, October 14th from 4:30-6:00pm CST for the second session of the new academic year. We are excited to have Anna Band, PhD Candidate, Department of History, who will be presenting her paper, Zimmer Frei: Jews and their Rooms in WWI through Weimar Berlin.” Tahel Goldsmith, PhD Student, Department of History, will provide comment.

Anna’s paper is available on the TAMEW Canvas site, as well as on our website  (http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/transnationaleurope/) under the heading “Current Paper” (Password: HopeFranklin). Should you have any difficulties in accessing the paper, please contact us at either benvanzee@uchicago.edu or abratcher@uchicago.edu.

Our meeting next week will be held over Zoom and all others for the quarter. If you need access, please email either Ben (benvanzee@uchicago.edu) or Abigail (abratcher@uchicago.edu) for assistance.

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone soon!

Kind regards,

Abigail & Ben

Roy Kimmey @ TAMEW: September 30, 2020 4:30pm Zoom

Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop next  Wednesday, September 30th from 4:30-6:00pm CST for the first session of the new academic year. We are excited to have Roy Kimmey, PhD Candidate, Department of History, who will be presenting his paper, “Dwelling between the Letter and Spirit of the Law: Debt, Double Binds, and the Cs-Lakások Program.” Michaela Appeltová, PhD ’19, Department of History, will provide comment.

Roy’s paper is available on the TAMEW Canvas site, as well as on our website  (http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/transnationaleurope/) under the heading “Current Paper” (Password: HopeFranklin). Should you have any difficulties in accessing the paper, please contact us at either benvanzee@uchicago.edu or abratcher@uchicago.edu.

Our meeting next week will be held over Zoom and all others for the quarter. For access to the link, please contact either Ben Van Zee or Abigail Bratcher.

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone soon!

Kind regards,

Abigail & Ben

 

TODAY at TAMEW: Abigail Bratcher & Julia Mead “Early Student Roundtable” 4-5:30 PM

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe today Wednesday, May 20 from 4:00-5:30 pm for our first ever “Early Student Roundtable.” We are lucky have two early PhD Students in the History Department who will provide brief presentations on their work followed by an open discussion among workshop participants.

Julia Mead, PhD Student, Department of History, will present her work, “Fossil Socialism: Thoughts on masculine miners, coal-powered consumerism, and the mineral basis of Czechoslovak state socialism” and Abigail Bratcher, PhD Student, Department of History will present her work, Knowing the Kazakh Steppe: How Soil Scientists and Peasants Created Knowledge of the Steppe Biosphere during the Cold War.”

The presentations will be held during the meeting and there is no pre-circulated paper.

Our meeting will be held over Zoom. If you would like to join, please email kimmey@uchicago.edu for an invitation.

Best wishes,

Roy and Greg