Upcoming Events

January 9 • 5pm • Social Sciences Tea Room
Politicizing Decline: Reformist Approaches to Indian Cash-Crop Production, 1835-1875
CISSR Graduate Fellow Zak Leonard leads off Historical Capitalisms Workshop winter schedule

Past Events

October 23 • 4:30 PM • Stuart Hall, Room 101
Paul Poast on Quantitative Analysis in International Relations
Political Scientist Paul Poast will discuss the origins of the quantitative tradition in International Relations at the University, and will demonstrate his free software for quantitative analysis, NewGene.


June 1, 2017
Charles Briggs on Epidemic Insecurity
Anthropologist Charles Briggs discussed "biomediatization" and examined how changing approaches to public health connect to patterns of collaboration among health professionals from many fields.

May 4, 2017
Manu Goswami on Crisis Economics
Historian Manu Goswami explained how John Maynard Keynes’s work represents a crucial moment in the emergence of the nation-state as the political-economic successor to European and Asian empires.

April 20, 2017
Jeffry Frieden on Currency Politics
In the first of three lectures in Spring 2017, CISSR welcomed Jeffry Frieden, Harvard University Professor of Government, for a discussion of the political economy of exchange rate policy.