Davis Seminar: Fall 2021 Schedule

Davis Center Seminar
Revolutionary Change

The Shelby Cullom Davis Center Seminars present weekly programming on a variety of topics related to the Center's current theme. Visiting Fellows from academic institutions near and far help to create a rich understanding of the topic from diverse yet overlapping perspectives. The theme for the academic years 2020-21 and 2021-22 is “Revolutionary Change.”

September 3

Durba Mitra, Harvard University and Davis Fellow
"The Future That Was: Feminist Thought in the Decolonizing World, 1955-1995"

Commentator: Natasha Wheatley, Princeton University

September 10

Yair Mintzker, Princeton University
"I, Ahasverus: A Jewish-Israeli Story"

Commentator: Starry Schor, Princeton University

September 17

Charles Walker, University of California, Davis and Davis Fellow
"The Shining Path Guerrilla Movement in Peru"

Commentator: Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University

September 24

Katlyn Carter, University of Notre Dame
"Secrecy and Sovereignty in the Age of Revolutions"

Commentator: Michael Blaakman, Princeton University

October 1

Thomas Dodman, Columbia University and Davis Fellow
"When Émile Went to War: A Family Romance in the Age of Revolution"

Commentator: Flora Champy, Princeton University

October 8

Mona Oraby, Amherst College

Commentator: Bernard Haykel, Princeton University

October 15

Kevin Duong, University of Virginia

Commentator: Art Goldhammer, Harvard University

October 29

Bronwen Everill, University of Cambridge

Commentator: Emmanuel Kreike, Princeton University

November 5

Rohit De, Yale Univeristy
"Rights from the Left: Communism, Constitutionalism and Civil Liberties in Postcolonial South Asia"

Commentator: Amanda Lanzillo, Princeton University (Society of Fellows)

November 12

Asif Siddiqi, Fordham University and Davis Fellow
"Departure Gates: Space Age Infrastructures/Postcolonial Displacements"

Commentator: Peter Redfield, USC

November 19

Sujit Sivasundaram, University of Cambridge
"Waves Across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire"

Commentator: David Bell, Princeton University

December 3

Christine Philliou, University of California, Berkeley
"Quiet Revolutions and the Ends of the Ottoman Empire"

Commentator: Michael Reynolds, Princeton University