Global History Collaborative
Events organized by the GHC Consortium
- The first GHC summer school will take place on September 7-13, 2015 in Tokyo. The topic of this summer school is : The Question of Scale in Global History. More information on the summer seminar page, or go directly to the webpage of the Institute of Advanced Studies on Asia of the University of Tokyo : http://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/eng/news/news.php?id=20141225111137
- Free/Unfree Labour Conference in Paris, January 9-10, 2015. Travail libre/travail forcé. Contraintes locales et dynamiques globales. Afrique, Europe, Asie, du XVe siècle à nos jours. More information and detailed program here
- 2014-2015 program of Colloquium Global History (Freie Universität, Berlin)
- Events at the University of Tokyo can be followed here: http://coretocore.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/events/index.html
- Berlin Workshop: « Is global history truly global: Positionality of historians »
Berlin, 4 – 6 December: Venue: International Research Center „Work and Human Life Course in Global History (re:work)“, Humboldt University Berlin. More information here
- The University of Tokyo already held two GHC Seminars:
- « Encountering the ‘Non-European’ and Defining ‘Europeanness' » (25th April 2014) April 2014.
- « A Reconsideration about the Reasons for the Success of Opium in China in the XIXth century » (12th December 2014). Please check the following pages : December 12, 2014. Associate Professor Xavier Paulès at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales gave a talk with the title of ”A Reconsideration about the Reasons for the Success of Opium in China in the XIXth Century”. Professor Paulès explained, in a convincing way, reasons of the success of opium in the XIXth century China from political, economic and social points of view. At the Q&A session after the talk, there were many comments and questions on characteristics of Qing China society, terminology, comparison with Japan and Southeast Asia in global history’s context, etc. Participants enjoyed good discussions and exchange of opinions much.