Davis Seminar: Spring 2022 Schedule
Davis Center Seminar
Fridays at 10:15 am - 12:00 pm ET
211 Dickinson and Zoom
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.”
The papers are pre-circulated and can be accessed one-week prior to the date of the seminar. The papers provide the password for the Zoom session. You may access the papers on SharePoint (login required).
Christian Sahner, University of Oxford
The Medieval Islamic World: A View from the Mountains
Commentator: Eve Krakowski, Princeton University
Simon Newman, University of Wisconsin
"A Hidden Revolution: Racial Slavery in Restoration London"
Commentator: Fara Dabhoiwala, Princeton University
Juned Shaikh, University of California, Santa Cruz and Davis Fellow
"Revolutionary Conjunctures: Gangadhar Adhikari and the Roads Not Taken in Twentieth-Century India"
Commentator: Durba Mitra, Harvard University
Nathan Perl-Rosenthal, USC and Davis Fellow
"Generation Revolution: Political Lives in a Revolutionary Age, ca. 1760-1825"
Commentator: Jeffrey Freedman, Yeshiva University
Neslihan Şenocak, Columbia University and Davis Fellow
"The Pastoral Revolution in Medieval Europe and the Emergence of the Moralizing State"
Commentator: Katherine Jansen, Catholic University
Gail Hershatter, University of California, Santa Cruz
"Notes from a Peripatetic Revolutionary"
Commentator: Janet Chen, Princeton University
Sara Johnson, University of California, San Diego
Commentator: Nick Nesbitt, Princeton University
Antoine Lilti, École des Hautes Études, Paris
"Enlightenment Universalism: A Contested Legacy"
Commentator: Thomas Dodman, Columbia University
Sara Kozameh, Princeton University and Davis Fellow
"Harvest of Revolution: Agrarian Reform and the Making of Revolutionary Cuba, 1958-1970"
Commentator: Alejandro de la Fuente, Harvard University
Darrin McMahon, Dartmouth College
"Equality and the Horizon of Human Expectations"
Commentator: Greg Conti, Princeton University
Lawrence Glickman, Cornell University and Davis Fellow
"How Backlashes Have Shaped American Politics, 1865-Present"
Commentator: Sean Wilentz, Princeton University
Stephen Kotkin, Princeton University
"Revolutionary Change – Or Not?"
Commentator: Yanni Kotsonis, New York University