Davis Seminar: Spring 2022 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.”

January 28

Christian Sahner, University of Oxford
The Medieval Islamic World: A View from the Mountains

Commentator: Eve Krakowski, Princeton University

February 4

Simon Newman, University of Wisconsin
"A Hidden Revolution: Racial Slavery in Restoration London"

Commentator: Fara Dabhoiwala, Princeton University

February 11

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

February 18

Nathan Perl-Rosenthal, USC and Davis Fellow
"Generation Revolution: Political Lives in a Revolutionary Age, ca. 1760-1825"

Commentator: Jeffrey Freedman, Yeshiva University

February 25

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

March 4

Gail Hershatter, University of California, Santa Cruz

Commentator: Janet Chen, Princeton University

March 18

Sara Johnson, University of California, San Diego

Commentator: Nick Nesbitt, Princeton University

March 25

Antoine Lilti, École des Hautes Études, Paris

Commentator: Thomas Dodman, Columbia University

April 1

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

April 8

Darrin McMahon, Dartmouth College

Commentator: Greg Conti, Princeton University

April 15

Lawrence Glickman, Cornell University and Davis Fellow
"How Backlashes Have Shaped American Politics, 1865-Present"

Commentator: Sean Wilentz, Princeton University

April 22

Steven Kotkin, Princeton University
"Revolutionary Change – Or Not?"

Commentator: Yanni Kotsonis, New York University