History Department News & Events - 2017



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Friday Forum: James T. Collins - “Documentation and Revitalization of Indonesia's Minority Languages: A Tale of Two Projects" - April 28, 2017
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History & Politics Seminar Series w/ David Stasavage - April 24, 2017
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Lecture: Juan Cole - "Paganism and Muslim Peace-Building in the Mecca Period (610-622): What does the Qur’an Say?" - April 24, 2017
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Lecture: Andreas Etges - "A Hot Debate Over A Cold War: The Plan for a Cold War Museum at Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin" - April 17, 2017
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Giuliana Chamedes receives ACLS fellowship
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Lecture: The Alexander Hamilton Society presents: "The Rise of Modern Populism and Nationalism" - April 13, 2017
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History & Politics Seminar Series w/ Stefanos Geroulanos - April 13, 2017
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Lecture: Christopher Hanscom - Involuntary Resistance: Against Normalizing Society in Recent South Korean Film - April 11, 2017
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Workshop: Careers in Museums & Public History - April 7 & 8, 2017
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Lecture: Brett Reilly - "Before the First Indochina War: Redefining the Origins of Vietnam’s Civil War" - April 7, 2017
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Department Colloquium w/ Francine Hirsch & Grace Allen - March 27, 2017
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Cindy I-Fen Cheng wins 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award
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Confronting Antisemitism and Islamophobia : From the Middle Ages to Today - March 27, 2017
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History & Politics Seminar Series w/ Golnar Nikpour - March 10, 2017
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Symposium - Histories of the Present: Postimperial Asia in the World - March 10, 2017
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Lecture: Virginia H. Aksan - "Writing the Ottomans onto the World Map" - March 8, 2017
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Department Colloquium w/ Omri Shafer Raviv & Hye-Eun Choi - February 27, 2017
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Jan Vansina (1929-2017)
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Lecture: Louise Young - "Rethinking Empire in the Twentieth Century: Lessons from Imperial and Post-Imperial Japan" - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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Lecture: Patrick William Kelly - "Latin America and the Making of Global Human Rights Politics" - Friday, February 10, 2017
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Talk: Shelly Chan - "Histories that Don’t Fit: The Chinese ‘South Seas’ and its End in the Twentieth Century" - February 3, 2017
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Lecture: Yanni Kotsonis - "A Quiet Revolution: Tax Reform in Russia and the North Atlantic from the Eighteenth Century to the 1920’s" - February 2, 2017

2016

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Check out the 2016 History Newsletter, "The Past in the Present"!
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Lecture: Yuval Weber - “Post-Soviet Lustration and Contemporary Hierarchical Relations with Russia”
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Lecture: Marc Hertzman - "What’s in a Name?: Searching for the African Origins of “Samba” and “Zumbi” in Brazil" - November 30, 2016
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Lecture: Molly Greene - "The Ottoman Empire Through a Greek Lens" - November 30, 2016
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Film - "Cold War Roadshow" (before the film there will be an introduction by: Professor Francine Hirsch) - November 15, 2016
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Roundtable: Richard King - "Arendt and America" - November 15, 2016
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Lecture: David McDonald / Alice D. Mortenson - “Sport and The Cold War: Conflict without Weapons” - November 15, 2016
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Department Colloquium w/ Claire Taylor & Jillian Jacklin - November 14, 2016
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Lecture: Robert Christl - "Viva Espana" - November 7, 2016
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Lecture: Mary Lou Roberts - "Stitching Wartime History: The Case of the French Resistance" - November 6, 2016
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A fresh take on the collaborative training grant: preparing artists and scholars for the 21st century
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Celebrating James L. Baughman’s Contributions - October 27, 2016
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38th Annual Merle Curti Lectures w/ David W. Blight - October 26-28, 2016
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Department Colloquium - October 24, 2016
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Hilldale Lecture: James W. Loewen - “How History Keeps Us Racist -- And What To Do About It." - October 24, 2016
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Annual James Madison Lectures w/ Gordon S. Wood - October 20, 2016
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Humanities Friday Lunch - Golnar Nikpour - October 14, 2016
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Lecture: David Darrow - "Peasants into Property Owners?: The Peasant Land Bank as Agent of Social Transformation" - October 13, 2016
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Lecture: Michele Thompson - "Vietnamese Buddhist Monk Tuệ Tĩnh and the Medical, Religious, and Physical Environment of 14th Century Ðai Việt" - October 7, 2016
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Talk: Kemal Karpat - "Recent Military Coup in Turkey and it's Background" - September 29, 2016
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Department Colloquium w/ Karl Shoemaker & Cam Hutchison - September 26, 2016
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Campus Workers Collective - Guest Speaker: Giuliana Chamedes - September 22, 2016
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Seminar: Steve Stern - "The Trial Nobody Expected: A Tale of Torture, Music, and Human Rights in the Americas" - September 19, 2016
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Allan George Bogue (1921 - 2016)
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UW-Madison's New History PhDs, 2015-2016 - May 13, 2016
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Commencement Address to the Graduating History Majors of the UW-Madison Class of 2016 - May 13, 2016
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Conference: Global Reformations: Religion and the Making of the Modern World - May 6-7, 2016
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History Alumni Career Fair - May 5, 2016
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Michael B. Petrovich Lecture - w/ Professor Stephen Kotlin - "Stalin and the World" - May 2, 2016
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Department Colloquium - May 2, 2016
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Lecture: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht - "A Different Epistemology of Enlightenment: Diderot, Goya, Lichtenberg, and Mozart" - April 26, 2016
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Lecture: Igor Fedyukin - “Prozhektery: Administrative Entrepreneurs and Education in Russia from Peter I to Putin” - April 21, 2016
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Conversations with the Commissioner - "Faith and Hope: My Life in Baseball" - April 19, 2016
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George L. Mosse and the Wisconsin Idea - April 13, 2016
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Humanities Friday Lunch - Kathryn Ciancia - April 8, 2016
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Faculty Panel Discussion w/ John Hall (and more) - "Should Women Register For The Draft?" - Thursday, March 31, 2016
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History Department Colloquium - March 28, 2016
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Alfred E. Senn - (1932 - 2016)
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John Tedeschi Book Talk and Signing - Italian Jews Under Fascism, 1939-1945: A Personal and Historical Narrative - March 17, 2016
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Paul J. Shrag Lecture w/ Professor Mirjam Zadoff - “Shades of Red: Werner Scholem, Walter Benjamin & Gershom Scholem” - March 15, 2015
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Lecture: Dan Bouk - "Thinking in Generations: The Making of the Baby Boom" - March 15, 2016
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Udi Greenberg Book Talk - The Weimar Century - March 11, 2016
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Steve Stern to receive Hilldale Award in Arts and Humanities
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Kate Brown Lecture - "P is for Place: The Nature of Embodied History" - March 4, 2016
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History Department Colloquium - Spring 2016 Calendar
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McKay Lecture: Earl Lewis - February 23, 2016
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Sandoway Workshop - Athan Biss and Jim Sweet - February 22, 2016
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Humanities Friday Lunch - Tony Michels - February 19, 2016
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History Department Colloquium - January 25, 2016

2015

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Check out the 2015 History Newsletter, "The Past in the Present"!
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Lecture: Willard Sunderland - “Journeys with Baron Ungern: Biography and Empire in the Russian Revolution” - December 4, 2015
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Workshop: Rethinking Borderlands - December 3, 2015
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Lecture: Emily Callaci - "Ujamaa Urbanists: Street Archives and City Life in Socialist Tanzania" - November 23, 2015
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Lecture: Kenneth Pomeranz - "Why is China so Big? Rethinking the Boundaries of Civilized Empire under the Qing" - November 13, 2015
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Kutler Lectures - November 9 & 10, 2015

Lecture: David Barclay - “West Berlin as Cold War Symbol” - October 22, 2015
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37th Annual Merle Curti Lectures - November 3-5, 2015
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Conversations with the Commissioner
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"What History Tells": George Mosse on European Cultural History, 1860-1918 - Online Course - October 5 - 30, 2015
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Judith L. Ladinsky Lecture - September 4, 2015
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Robert L. Koehl (1922 - 2015)
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ARCHIVE: An Undergraduate Journal of History - Volume 18
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Commencement Address to the Graduating History Majors 2015
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Florencia Mallon on WNIJ Northern Public Radio - June 26, 2015
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A. Finn Enke wins Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award
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William Reese selected for Vilas Research Professorship
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Emily Callaci receives ACLS fellowship
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Stanley I. Kutler (1934-2015)
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Lecture with Professor Pernille Ipsen - April 10, 2015
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East Asian Connections - April 17, 2015
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Lecture with Pablo Ariel Blitstein - March 25, 2015
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Lecture with Dan Healy - April 9, 2015
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Karl Shoemaker wins Book Award
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Lecture with Uta Poiger - March 19, 2015
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"A Soldier and a Scholar" with John Hall
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Petrovich Lecture with Professor Daniel Ussishkin - March 12, 2015
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Lecture with Harry Handler - March 12, 2015
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Camille Guérin-Gonzales (1945-2015)
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Simon Balto Lecture - March 5, 2015
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Schrag Lecture w/ Professor Asher Biemann - March 9, 2015
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Vansina Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from AHA

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