Global History Workshop / Latin America & Caribbean Workshop - “Coal and Capitalism: Energy, Labor Markets, and Public Health in the Americas during the Second Industrial Revolution (1870—1930)”

Global History Workshop
Event date: 
November 20, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:20pm
Speaker(s): 
James Brennan
University of California - Riverside
Seminar Series: 
Global History Workshop
Latin America and Caribbean Workshop
Co-Sponsored by: 
Program in Latin American Studies and The Latin American and Carribean Workshop (LACW)
Audience: 
Public

“Coal and Capitalism: Energy, Labor Markets, and Public Health in the Americas during the Second Industrial Revolution (1870—1930)”

James Brennan, University of California - Riverside


This workshop is open to the public and a light lunch will be provided. To attend, email Pablo Pryluka at ppryluka@princeton.edu. There is no pre-circulated paper for this workshop. This workshop is co-hosted by the Global HIstory Workshop and the Latin America & Caribbean Workshop.


James Brennan specializes in modern Latin American history. Among his interests are industry and labor, the political economy of Latin American populism, the Latin American left, political violence, human rights, twentieth-century revolution and the history of capitalism. Brennan taught at Harvard and Georgetown before joining the faculty at UCR in 1996. Brennan is the author of three books and the editor of two others as well as having published a number of journal articles and book chapters. He has held postdoctoral fellowships from the Tinker Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, the Fulbright Commission, and was a recipient of the University of California President's Research Fellowship in the Humanities, 1999-2000. He was awarded a research fellowship for 2010-2011 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and during the 2011-12 academic year he was a visiting fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C.

Contact: 
Pablo Pryluka
Area of Interest: 
Economic History
Global
Political History
Region: 
Latin America and the Caribbean
Period: 
20th Century