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"New Histories of Transnational Christianity" Workshop

February 7, 2013
9:15am - 6:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
February 7, 2013
9:15am - 6:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Adolphus Busch Hall



Breakfast, CES Lobby: 8:15am-8:45am

Opening remarks (Peter Gordon): 8:45am

Keynote speaker: Maria Mitchell (Franklin & Marshall): 9am

1. Christian Democracy (10am-11:15am)

Sarah Shortall (Harvard University), ""Separation Anxiety: Theological Anthropology and the Problem of Christian Democracy in France""

Aline-Florence Manent (Harvard University), "Christian Democrats against the CDU: Adolf Arndt and Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde in Postwar Germany"

Commentator: Jan-Werner Müller (Princeton University)

Chair: Phil Fileri (Harvard University)

Coffee break, CES Lobby: 11:15am-11:30am

2. Decolonization & Sexuality (11:30pm-12:45pm)

Elizabeth Foster (Tufts University), "Theologies of Colonization: Catholics Debate French Africa's Future in the 1950s"

James Chappel (University of Chicago), "Marriage as a Vocation: Catholicism, Sexuality and Democracy, 1920-60"

Commentator: Phil Nord (Princeton University)

Chair: TBA

Lunch, CES Lobby: 12:45-1:45pm

3. Human Rights (1:45pm-3:30pm)

Samuel Moyn (Columbia / Harvard University), "Christian Democracy and the Origins of Constitutional Dignity"

Piotr Kosicki (University of Virginia), "Catholic Rights-Talk and Eastern European Autocracy: Polish Christian Democracy between Regionalism and Transnationalism, 1937-1955"
Hannah Waits (UC Berkeley), "Democracy and the Great Commission: American Global Missions and Postwar Foreign Relations"

Commentator: Jamie Martin (Harvard University)

Chair: Arslan Tazeem (Harvard University)

Coffee break, CES Lobby: 3:30pm-3:45pm

4. Roundtable: Theory & Method(3:45-4:45pm)

Maria Mitchell (Franklin & Marshall)

Udi Greenberg (Dartmouth College)

Giuliana Chamedes (Columbia University)

Chair: Peter Gordon (Harvard University)

Break: 5-7pm

Dinner: 7:30pm