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.