Davis Seminar: Spring 2022 Schedule
Davis Center Seminar
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.”
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
Commentator: Janet Chen, Princeton University
Sara Johnson, University of California, San Diego
Commentator: Nick Nesbitt, Princeton University
Antoine Lilti, École des Hautes Études, Paris
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
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
Steven Kotkin, Princeton University
"Revolutionary Change – Or Not?"
Commentator: Yanni Kotsonis, New York University