Why Do Global History?

  • Date: –16:00
  • Location: SCAS, Thunbergssalen Linneanum, Thunbergsvägen 2, Uppsala
  • Lecturer: Michael J. Puett, Non-resident Long-term Fellow for Programmes in Anthropological and Historical Sciences and the Languages and Civilizations of East Asia, SCAS. Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History and Anthropology, and Harvard College Professor, Harvard University.
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  • Organiser: Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS)
  • Contact person: Stina Grånäs
  • Phone: 018-557085
  • Seminarium

Global history has become a hotly debated field over the past several years. This talk will discuss the strengths and possible pitfalls of global history as an approach and suggest some possible directions for the field going forward.

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