Recent publications

`In Praise of Small:  Albert O. Hirschman and the Question of Scale,’ Luca Fiorito, Scott Scheall, Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak (eds.), Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology (Bingley UK: Emerald Group, 2016), pp. 41-61

`Empires, Merchants, and the Origins of Politics in the Iberian Atlantic,’ Revista Pasado Abierto, 1 (2015), pp. 143-167

`Between Capitalism and Democracy: A Study in the Political Economy of Ideas in Latin America, 1968-1980,’ (with Margarita Fajardo), Latin American Research Review, 51:3 (2016), pp. 3-22

`Hirschman, Albert O. (1915–2012),’ in James D. Wright (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol. 10 (Oxford: Elsevier, 2015), pp. 892–897

`Mimesis and Rivalry: European Empires and Global Regimes,’ Journal of Global History, 10:1 (March, 2015), pp. 77-98

`The Mortal Karl Marx,’ Public Books, 1 December, 2016

`Donald Trump is declaring Bankruptcy on the Post-War World Order,’ Foreign Policy, 20 November, 2016,

`Remapping Social Science Debates in Latin America: The Role of the SSRC,’ ITEMS, 6 December, 2016.

`O que a vitória de Trump representa para a história?’ Nexo, 9 Nov., 2016ória-de-Trump-representa-para-a-história-Perguntamos-a-um-historiador

`Who Needs Historians?’ Chronicle of Higher Education, 9 August, 2016

`The World Needs a Strong Europe,’ (with Thomas Piketty and Anne-Laure Delatte), Foreign Policy, 4 April, 2016

`Globalización: la visión de largo alcance,’ Revista de Libros, marzo, 2016

`Pariah: Can Hannah Arendt Help Us Re-Think the Global Refugee Crisis?,’ Wilson Quartely (Spring 2016)

`We are Having the Wong Debate about Woodrow Wilson,’ Chronicle of Higher    Education, 4 December, 2015

`The Crisis of Our Crises,’ (with Anne-Laure Delatte), Project Syndicate, 7 September,    2015    jeremy-adelman-and-anne-laure-delatte-2015-09

`What Caused Capitalism?  Assessing the Roles of the West and the Rest,” Foreign    Affairs 94:3 (May-June, 2015), pp. 136-144

`Quand les tensions entre Bruxelles et Athènes peuvent faire le jeu de Moscou,’ (with    Anne-Laure Delatte), Le Monde, 18 Feb., 2015    athenes-peuvent-faire-le-jeu-de-moscou_4578793_3232.html

`Why it’s so hard to know the truth in Argentina,’ Slate, 9 February, 2015    ysterious_death_and_president_cristina_fern_ndez_de_kirchner.html

`The Experiment,’ Cités, 7:1 (fevrier, 2015)

`Unfinished Business: Albert O. Hirschman’s Exit, Voice and Loyalty,’ Humanity    Magazine, 6:2 (Summer, 2015), pp. 277-280

`American Cassandra,’ Public Books, 1 February, 2015

image006Books (authored)

Frontier Development: Land, Labour and Capital on the Wheatlands of Argentina and Canada, 1890-1914 (Clarendon Press: Oxford, 1994)

Republic of Capital: Buenos Aires and the Legal Transformation of the Atlantic World (Stanford University Press: Stanford, 1999) Winner, American Historical Association Book Prize in Atlantic History

Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic (Princeton University Press: Princeton, 2006), a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2007

Co-authored, World Together, Worlds Apart: An Introduction to World History From the Beginnings of Humankind to the Present, 3nd Edition (New York: W. W. Norton, 2011)

Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013); selected New York Times editor’s choice, July 2013


Books (edited)

Essays in Argentine Labour History, 1870-1930 (Macmillan/St Antony’s Press: London, 1992)

Colonial Legacies: The Problem of Persistence in Latin American History (Routledge: New York, 1999)

Co-edited with Stephen Aron, Trading Cultures: The Worlds of Western Merchants (Brepols/Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, Princeton University: Belgium, 2001)

Co-edited with Emmanuelle Loyer, Tocqueville Review/Revue Tocqueville, special issue on Albert O. Hirschman, XXXI:2 (2011)

The Essential Hirschman (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013)

Current book projects

Latin America: A Global History. A history of the region from an international perspective. Four of twelve chapters written.

Intellectuals and Crises. A history of how social and political crises have shaped intellectual currents and a narrative of intellectual interventions in public life during upheavals. Research in progress.

Articles and book chapters

“Constitutionalism and Liberalism in Latin America,” History Compass (forthcoming)

“Revolutions and the Invention of Politics in Spanish America,” Pablo Piccato (ed.), The New History of the Nineteenth-Century in Spanish America (Duke University Press, under review)

“Hirschman’s Choices: Exile and Loyalty in the Age of Fascism,” Transatlantica (forthcoming)

“Revolutionary Agonistes,” in Roberto Breña (ed.) 20/10 (México: Colegio de México, forthcoming)

“Albert O. Hirschman: idealista pragmatic,” Novos Estudos, 96 (Julho, 2013), pp. 5-13 in Portuguese, Desarrollo Económico in Spanish (forthcoming)

“Independence in Latin American,” in José Moya (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Latin American History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 153-180

“Rites of Statehood: Political Violence in Spanish America, 1789-1821”, Hispanic American Historical Review 90:3 (August, 2010), pp. 391-422

With Emmanuelle Loyer, “Between Worlds: Life and Work of Albert O. Hirschman,” Tocqueville Review/Revue Tocqueville, XXX1:2 (2010), pp. 1-9

“Pasajes: Albert O. Hirschman en América Latina, » in Carlos Altamirano (dir.) Une nueva historia de intelectuales en América Latina (Buenos Aires: Ed. Katz, 2010), pp. 652-684

“Iberian Passages: Continuity and Change in the South Atlantic,” in David Armitage and Sanjay Subramanian (eds.), A Global Crisis or an Age of Converging Revolutions?: The World, 1750-1850 (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2010), pp. 59-82

“International Finance and Political Legitimacy: A Latin American View of the Global Shock,” in Global Shock: the 1970s (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), pp. 113-127

“Observando a Colombia: Albert O. Hirschman y la Economía del Desarrollo,” Desarrollo y Sociedad 62 (1er semester, 2008), pp. 1-40

“An Age of Imperial Revolutions,” American Historical Review, 113:2 (April, 2008), pp. 319-340

“Between Order and Liberty: Juan Bautista Alberdi and the Intellectual Origins of Argentine Constitutionalism,” Latin American Research Review, 42:2 (2007), pp. 86-110

“Incomplete States: Historical Perspectives on the Andean Crisis,” in Paul Drake and Eric Hershberg (eds.), State and Society in Conflict: Comparative Perspectives on Andean Crises (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006), pp. 41-73

“Colonialism and National Histories: José Manuel Restrepo and Bartolomé Mitre,” in Christopher Schmidt-Nowara and John Nieto-Phillips (ed.s), Interpreting Spanish Colonialism: Empires, Nations and Legends (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005), pp. 163-186

“Forward,” in Kenneth Maxwell, Conflicts and Conspiracies: Brazil and Portugal, 1750-1808 (New York: Routledge, 2004), pp. xi-xvi

-`Latin American and World Histories,’ Hispanic American Historical Review (84:3, Aug., 2004), pp. 399-410

-‘Commerce and Corruption in the Late Spanish and Portuguese Empires,’ in Emmanuel Kreike & William Chester Jordan (eds.), Corrupt Histories (Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2004), pp. 428-460

-`Andean Impasses,’ New Left Review v. 18 (Nov/Dec, 2002), pp. 41-72

-`Democracy and Capitalism in South America,’ in Theodore Rabb & Ezra Suleiman (eds.) The Conditions of Democracy (New York: Routledge, 2003), pp. 280-301

-with Miguel Centeno, `Between Liberalism and Neoliberalism: Law’s Dilemma in Latin America’, Bryant Garth and Yves Dezalay (eds.), Global Prescriptions: Production, Exportation, and Importation of a New Legal Orthodoxy (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002), pp. 139-161

-`Institutions, Property, and Economic Development in Latin America’, in Miguel Centeno and Fernando López-Alves (eds.), The Other Mirror: Latin America through the Lens of Comparative History (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000), pp. 27-54

-`Labour Law in Twentieth-Century Argentina’, in Marcel van der Linden and Richard Price (eds.), The Rise and Development of Collective Labour Law (Bern: Peter Lang AG, 2000), pp. 19-42

-with Stephen Aron, `From Borderlands to Borders: Empires, Nation-States and the Peoples In Between in North American History’, American Historical Review, 104:3 (June, 1999), pp. 814-841

-`El Partido Socialista Argentina, 1890-1916′, in Juan Suriano (comp.), Nueva Historia Argentina (Buenos Aires: Planeta, 1999)

-`Political Ruptures and Organized Labor: Argentina, Brazil and Mexico, 1916-1921′ to International Labor and Working Class History, 54 (Fall, 1998), pp. 103-125

-`Tequila Hangover: The Debt Crisis in Latin America’, Studies in Political Economy, 55 (Spring, 1998), pp. 1-35

-`The Story without End: The Latin American Debt Crisis », in Ana Luiza Setti Reckziegel (comp.), Anais do II simpósio internacional de relaçoes internacionais (Universidade de Passo Fundo, 1997), pp. 129-136

-`Contrato y comercio en la región pampean, 1800-1860’, Anuario del IEHS, 12 (1997), pp. 157-162

-`European Migration to Argentina, 1880-1930′, in Robin Cohen (ed), The Cambridge Survey of World Migration (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 215-219

-`Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata’ (and other entries), in Barbara Tenenbaum (ed), Scribner’s Encyclopedia of Latin American History (New York: Scribner’s, 1996

-`El Río de la Plata a mediados de siglo’, in Los años del daguerrotipo: Primeras fotografías argentinas (Buenos Aires: Fundación Antorchas, 1995) pp.6-13 & 96-99

-`The Politics of Money in Mid-Nineteenth Argentina’, in J. Hunter & C.M. Lewis (eds.), The New Institutional Economics: The Third World Experience (London: Routledge, 1995) pp. 233-249

-`The Latin American Debt Crisis, Old and New’, Hemisphere, 7:1 (1995) pp.30-33

-`Post-Populist Argentina’, New Left Review, 203 (1994) pp.65-91

-`State and Labour in Argentina: The Portworkers of Buenos Aires, 1910-1921′, Journal of Latin American Studies, 25:1 (Feb., 1993) pp.73-102

-`Reflections on Argentine Labour and the Rise of Peron’, Bulletin of Latin American Research, 11:3 (Sept., 1992) pp.243-259

`Financiamiento y expansión agrícola en la Argentina y el Canadá, 1890-1914′, Ciclos, II:3 (2ndo semestre, 1992), pp.3-21

`The Social Basis of Technical Change: Mechanization on the Argentine Pampas and the Canadian Prairies, 1890-1914′, Comparative Studies in Society and History, 34:2 (April, 1992) pp.271-300

`The Political Economy of Labour in Argentina, 1870-1930′, in Jeremy Adelman (ed.), Essays in Argentine Labour History, 1870-1930 (London: Macmillan/St. Antony’s Press, 1992), pp.1-34

`The Havest Hand: Wage-labouring on the Pampas, 1880-1914′, in Adelman (ed.), Essays in Argentine Labour History, pp.91-111

`Socialism and Democracy in Argentina in the Age of the Second International: The Making of a Problem’, to Hispanic American Historical Review, 72:2 (May, 1992), pp.211-238

`The Early Doukhobor Experience on the Canadian Prairies’ The Journal of Canadian Studies, 25:4 (Winter, 1990-91), pp.111-128

`Prairie Farm Debt and the Financial Crisis of 1914′, The Canadian Historical Review, LXXI:4 (December, 1990), pp.491-519

with D.C.M.Platt, `London Merchant Bankers in the First Phase of Heavy Borrowing: The Grand Trunk Railway of Canada’, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 18 (May, 1990) pp. 208-227

`Agricultural Credit in the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1890-1914′, Journal of Latin American Studies, 22:1 (February, 1990) pp.69-87

`Juan B. Justo y la cuestión agraria’, La Ciudad Futura, 19 (Oct-Nov., 1989), pp.28-31

`Una cosecha esquiva: Los socialistas y el campo antes de la Primera Guerra Mundial’, Anuario del Instituto de Estudios Historicos-Sociales, 4 (1989), pp.293-334

Comments and Critical Essays

`Spain’s Labyrinth,’ New York Review of Books, (forthcoming)

`Dark Side of the Miracle,’ London Review of Books (forthcoming)

`History à la MOOC,’ Perspectives of the American Historical Association, (March, 2013)

`Albert O Hirschman, Sagio,’ Clarín, 21/01/13 (Argentina) & Letras Libres, 02/13 (Mexico) & Revista de Economía Institucional, 15:28 (2013) (Colombia)

`The First Global Man,’ Foreign Affairs (May-June, 2012), pp. 324-330

`What’s in a Revolution?’, Latin American Research Review 47:1 (2012), pp. 187-195

`Remembering in Latin America,’ Journal of Interdisciplinary History, XXXIX:3 (Winter, 2009), pp. 387-398

`Latin American Longue Durées,’ Latin American Research Review, 39:1 (2004), pp. 223-237

`Latin America and Globalization’, Lasa Forum XXIX:1 (Spring, 1998), pp. 10-12

`Spanish American Leviathan? State-formation in Nineteenth-century Spanish America’, Comparative Studies in Society and History , 40:2 (April, 1998), pp. 391-408

« Comentarios sobre Louis A. Pérez Jr: `Identidad y nacionalidad: las raices del separatismo cubano, 1868-1898′ », Op. Cit., 9 (1997), pp. 195-200

`Property Rules or the Rule of Property’, Law and Social Inquiry, 21:4 (Dec., 1996) pp.101-120

`The Latin American Left in Question’, Radical History Review, 60 (fall, 1994), pp.224-229

`Against Essentialism: Latin American Labour in Comparative Perspective. A Critique of Bergquist’, Labour/Le Travail, 27 (Spring, 1991), pp.175-184; reprinted in Spanish in Cuadernos CIESAL, 1:1 (segundo sem., 1993), pp. 97-106

Conferences and papers presentations

`The Works of Albert O. Hirschman,’ Special Presidential Seminar, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Milan, June 29, 2013

`Albert O. Hirschman and the Discovery of Development Economics,’ A Human Development Chief Economist’s Lecture, World Bank, Washington DC, May 21, 2013

`Albert Hirschman’s Uncommon Vision of Latin America,’ Inter-American Dialogue, Washington DC, May 21, 2013

`Teaching a MOOC,’ American Council of Learned Societies, Baltimore, 10 May, 2013

`Liberalism and Constitutionalism in Latin America in the Nineteenth Century,’ Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London, 2 May, 2013

`Memories of Development: Albert O. Hirschman in Latin America,’ St Antony’s College, Oxford, 3 May, 2013; London School of Economics, 2 May, 2013

`Development Economics in Hard Times: Albert O Hirschman,’ GDAE, Tufts University, March 7, 2013

`Recordando a Simon Collier,’ Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago, Chile, 29 October, 2012

`Between Democracy and Dictatorship: Albert Hirschman and the Social Science of Hope,” Universidade de São Paulo, 4 June, 2012

`Social Science and Dictatorship in Latin America in the 1970s,’ Brown University, 8 March, 2012

`Discussant: The Age of Revolutions,’ New York Historical Society, 21 January, 2012

Janey Lecture, « Revolutionary Agonistes: Latin American Revolutions Two Hundred Years Later, » New School University, 20 September, 2011

Discussant, ‘Democracy, Freedom, and Social Change in the Works of Albert O. Hirschman,’ Bogotá, Colombia. 29th September – 2nd October, 2011

`Of Morality and Markets: Albert Hirschman and the Institute for Advanced Study in the 1970s,’ School of Social Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, March 31, 2011

Keynote Lecture, `From Mexico to Jerusalem: Latin America and World History, 1492-1848,’ Atlantic Studies Symposium, Florida International University, March 25, 2011

Russel B Swenson Lecture, `The Crisis of Sovereignty and the Origins of Politics in Latin America,’ Bingham Young University, March 17, 2011

`Searching for Hope in the Age of Tyrants: Albert Hirschman’s 1970s,’ Center for History and Economics, Harvard University, November 9, 2010

`Monarquías, imperios, y la invención de la política en el mundo Ibero-Atlántico,’ CHAM, University of the Azores, October 28, 2010

`Freedom and Violence in Latin America,’ University of Memphis Annual Sesquicentennial Lecture, 29 September, 2010

`Voice and Exit: Albert Hirschman in Exile,’ Exile, Immigration and Labor in the United States, Université de Paris – Diderot, 4 June, 2010

`Extra-European Origins of European Revolutions,’ Making Europe: The Global Origins of the Old World, University of Freiburg, 27-29 May, 2010

`Morality and Markets: Albert Hirschman in the 1970s,’ Center for History and Economics, Cambridge University, 19 May 2010

`Reflections on the Age of Revolutions,’ Atlantic History Workshop, European University Institute, Florence, 10-11 December, 2009

`Ritos de Violencia en Hispanoamérica,’ Colloque International, Indépendances Ibero-Américaines: Constructions Historiques et Débats Contemporains, Université Paris-Diderot-Paris 7, 5-7 November, 2009

`Political Violence in Spanish America, 1789-1821,’ Latin American History Workshop, Columbia University, 18 April, 2009

`The Rites of Statehood: Violence and Sovereignty in Spanish America,’ Latin American History Workshop, University of Chicago, 24 February, 2009

`The Age of Imperial Revolutions,’ Round Table Discussion, Colegio de Mexico, 16 December, 2008

`Converging Crises and Political Legitimacy: A View From Latin America,’ Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Global 1970s Conference, Harvard University, Oct 10-11, 2008

`Hirschman and the Making of Development Economics’, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, San Jose, Costa Rica, 24 July, 2008

`Observando a Colombia: Albert Hirschman y los orígenes de su pensamiento economic,’ Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, 6 June, 2008

‘Iberian Passages: Continuity and Change in the South Atlantic’, Clark Library, Los Angeles, 4 May, 2008

`Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic, Columbia University, 25 April, 2008

`After Macondo: Currents in Latin American Studies,’ Distinguished Lecture, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Miami, 27 March, 2008

`The Problems of Borderlands Revisited,’ American Historical Association Meetings, Washington DC, 5 January, 2008

Round Table Discussion of Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic, University of Texas at Austin, 8 November, 2007

`Intellectuals and Power in Latin America’, Smolny College, St Petersburg State University (Russia), 30 May, 2007

`The Age of Revolutions’, Columbia University, 4 May, 2007

‘The Iberian Atlantic in the Age of Revolutions’, Temple University, 21 April, 2007

‘Two Centuries of Historiography of Latin American Independence,’ American Historical Association Meeting, Atlanta, 6 January, 2007

‘Soberania y revolución en el Atlantico Ibérico’, Universidad San Andres (Buenos Aires), 5 November, 2006

`Dissolutions: Breakdown and Breakup up the Spanish Empire’, New York Area Latin American History Workshop, 22 November, 2002

`Writing a World History Text’ with Robert Tignor, History Department, University of Delaware, 29 October, 2002

`Between Empire and Revolution: The Colonial Question and the Crisis of the Anciens Regimes in the Iberian Atlantic,’ King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, New York University, 25 February, 2002

`The Slave Trade and Merchant Capitalism in South America: 1780-1806,’ Institute for Advanced Study, 18 February, 2002

`Colonialism and National Histories: José Manuel Restrepo and Bartolomé Mitre,’ Keynote Speech, conference on Paradigms and Paradigmas: Spanish Colonialism and Historiography, Fordham University, 29 September, 2001

`The Slave Trade and the Crisis of the Iberian Empires,’ Institute for Historical Research, London, 4 May, 2001 (also presented at the University of Lisbon, 27 June, 2001)

Commentator, `Law and Identity in the Pan-Latin World,’ American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Boston, January 6, 2001

`Republicanism through Law: Juan Bautista Alberdi and Argentina,’ American Society for Legal History, Princeton, Oct 21, 2000

`Commerce and Corruption in the Iberian Empires’, Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, Princeton University, 12 April, 1999

`The Crises of the Spanish and Portuguese Empires’, John Parry Lecture, Harvard University, 5 March, 1999

with Miguel Centeno, `Between Liberalism and Neoliberalism: The Dilemmas of the Rule of Law in Latin America’, American Bar Foundation Conference, « New Challenges to the Rule of Law », University of California, Santa Barbara, 7-9 Nov, 1997

`Merchants and Revolution in Spanish America, 1790-1820s’, State University of New York Stony Brook, 14 October, 1997

`Institutions, Property Rights and Economic Development in Latin America’, Latin American Studies Association, Guadalajara Mexico, 18-20 April, 1997

`Constitutionalism in 19th Century Argentina’, Latin American Studies Association, Guadalajara Mexico, 18-20 April, 1997

`El desarrollo de la pampa húmeda: una perspectiva histórica’, Conference on Toward a More productive and Sustainable Agriculture in the Argentine Pampa, Buenos Aires, 20-22 March, 1997

Commentator, Conference on Gender Migration and Citizenship in the Americas, Princeton University, 8 March, 1997

`Cronyism and State-Formation in Argentina’, Harvard University, 5 March, 1997

`Intellectuals and Power in 19th Century Argentina’, University of Iowa, 6 February, 1997

`La deuda externa en America Latina: Una historia económica del presente’, II Simpósio Internacional, Estados Americanos: Relaçoes Continentais e Intercontinentais, Porto Alegre Brazil, 30 Sept-2 Oct., 1996

`Fuentes para el estudio del estado de derecho’, Archivo General de la Nación, Buenos Aires, 19 July, 1996

`Las Américas en perspectiva comparativa’, Universidad de Quilmes, Quilmes, 4 July, 1996

Commentator, American Historical Association Conference, Atlanta, 4-6 January, 1996

`Which America? Intellectuals and the State in Nineteenth-Century Argentina’, University of Pittsburgh, 9 November, 1995

Commentator, Latin American Studies Association, Washington DC, 28-30 September, 1995

`From Borderlands to Borders: Revisiting North American Frontiers’, American Historical Association Pacific Coast Branch Conference, Hawaii, 5 August, 1995

`La nueva deuda externa en América Latina’, Escuela de Altos Estudios en Ciencias Sociales, Buenos Aires, 24 July, 1995

Commentator, `Toward a New Cuba? Revolutionary Legacy and Market Imperative in the Age of Globalization’, Princeton University, 7-8 April, 1995

`Liberalism, Romanticism and Constitutionalism in Argentina’, University of Michigan, 31 March-1 April, 1995

`A History of Argentine Labour Law’, International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam, 26 August, 1994

Moderator, `Congreso preparatorio para el Centenario de 1898′, Havana, Cuba, 1-3 July, 1994

`The Politics of International Economic Integration: Argentina and Canada in the Nineteenth-Century’, Stanford University, 11 May, 1994

Commentator, `Social Change in Latin America: Toward the Year 2000′, University of Maryland, 8-9 April, 1994

`The Rise of Constitutionalism in Nineteenth-Century Argentina’, American Historical Association, (San Francisco), 6-9 Jan., 1994

`Money, Public Policy, and Stabilization in Argentina in the 19th Century’, Social Science History Association, (Baltimore), 4-7 Nov., 1993

`The Politics of Money in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Argentina’, Third World Economic History and Development Group Conference, London School of Economics, Sept. 17-19, 1993

`Latin American Labour at the Crossroads: the State and Labour in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico, 1916-1922′, Latin Labor History Conference, Duke University, April 23-24, 1993

`Latin American Labour at the Crossroads: the State and Labour in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico, 1916-1922′, Latin American Studies Association, (Los Angeles), September 23-27, 1992

`Macroeconomic Policy in Argentina, 1870-1950′, Conference on Economic Growth in the Long Run: Argentina, Brazil and Mexico c.1870-1950, Institute of Latin American Studies (London), 13-14 March, 1992

`The Great Divide: Socialists vs Syndicalists in Argentina, 1915-1922′, Latin American Studies Association, (Washington D.C.), April 1991

Commentator, Jornadas de Historia Argentina, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), 15-17 September, 1991

`Argentina’s Transition to Democracy: the Long View’, Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies Association Annual Meeting, York University, (Toronto), 11-14 October, 1990

Commentator, Congreso Internacional de Historia Economica de America Latina, University of Lujan (Argentina), 27-29 June, 1990

Commentator, Jornadas de Historia Economica de Argentina, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), 1-3 December, 1989

`Canada and Latin America: Comparative Economic History’; Conference on Canadian Political Economy: Classic and New, University of Toronto, 1 April, 1989

`Agricultural Credit in Argentina’; Third World Economic History and Development Group Conference, School of Oriental and African Studies, (London), 8-10 September, 1988.

Conferences and Seminars organized
`Empire and Ideology’, Princeton University, 5 October, 2012

`Between Revolution and Democracy: José Árico, Marxism, and the Latin American Left, Princeton University, 15 February, 2012

`Inequality in Latin America,’ with Eric Hershberg, Princeton University, March 27, 2004

`Imperial Crucibles,’ with Stanley Stein, Princeton University, March 19, 2003

`The Crisis in the Andes,’ with Eric Hershberg, March 28-29, 2002

`Greater American Histories?’, with Stephen Aron, The Huntington Library, Los Angeles, March 9-10, 2001

‘Crossing Borders: International Dimensions of American History,” with Daniel Rodgers, Teacher Preparation Program, Princeton University, Spring, 2001

`Latin American Economies in the Long Run’, Program in Latin American Studies, Princeton University, November 12-13, 1999

`The Business of the Borderlands: Commerce and Culture on North American Frontiers’, Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, Conference, 25-26 March, 1996

`Empire and Underdevelopment: The Colonial Heritage of Latin America Revisited’, Princeton University, 2-3 December, 1995

`Citizenship and Self-Determination: The New Politics of Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples’, Princeton University, 4 March, 1995

`Argentina: A Decade of Democracy’, Princeton University, 25-26 May, 1994

Seminar Co-organiser (with Dr. Rick Halpern), ‘Comparative International Labour History’, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, January-June, 1992

Seminar Organizer: `Comparative Economic History of the Third World: The Very Long View. Reflections on E.L.Jones’ The European Miracle’, Nissan Centre For Japanese Studies, St. Antony’s College, Oxford, Hilary Term, 1987.