Research Seminar

Each semester the history program hosts a research seminar which is designed to facilitate discussion about current and innovative research with students, faculty, and the local academic community.

Unless otherwise noted, all seminar meetings will be held at the NYUAD Saadiyat Campus on Tuesdays, 5:30-7pm.

Spring 2018

February 13, 2018

Stefan Hübner, National University of Singapore
Floating City Projects and Oceanic Commodity Frontiers: The Ups and Downs of Oceanic Urbanization since the 1960s

February 18, 2018

Abdoulaye Sounaye, Center for Modern Oriental Studies, Berlin
Securing Sermon, Keeping Order, and Serving the Sunna in Niamey, Niger
Sunday, February 18, 12-1:30pm

March 6, 2018

Valerie Deacon, NYU Shanghai
Humanitarian Assistance in France during the Second World War

February 22, 2018

Public Event — Globalizing Histories, an NYUAD Institute Lecture Series
Steven Kotkin, Princeton University
Stalin in the Light of New Archival Evidence

April 3, 2018

Public Event — Globalizing Histories, an NYUAD Institute Lecture Series
Maya Jasanoff, Harvard University
Joseph Conrad in a Global World

April 18, 2018

Duane Corpis, NYU Shanghai
Noise as Confessional Conflict and the Soundscape of Religious Difference in Early Modern Germany

May 1, 2018

Vasileios Syros, Academy of Finland
Heavens in Cathay: China as a Mercantilist Utopia in Early Modern Political Thought