Please also join us on Friday, April 11th for a reception in honor of Professor Maier at 6:00pm in the CES Atrium following the conference "The Power of Peace: New Perspectives on the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815)"
11:00am Welcome and Introduction (Heidi Tworek and Stefan Link)
11:15am ROUNDTABLE I: TRANSFORMATIONS IN EUROPEAN HISTORY
Chair: David Armitage (Harvard)
Catherine Epstein (Amherst): "Mastering German Pasts"
Laura Beers (American University): "Recasting Modern Britain"
John Connelly (Berkeley): "Recasting Habsburg Europe"
Andrew Port (Wayne State): "In Search of a Masterable Past"
Peter Baldwin (UCLA): "Leaving Boundaries Behind"
2:15pm ROUNDTABLE II: HISTORY AND POLITICAL ECONOMY
Chair: Sven Beckert (Harvard)
Vanessa Ogle (UPenn): "Consigning Capitalism to History"
Stefan Link (Dartmouth): "The Age of Distribution"
Daniel Sargent (Berkeley): "American Century?"
3:45pm ROUNDTABLE III: EMPIRE AND TERRITORIALITY
Chair: Niall Ferguson (Harvard)
Ian Klaus (State Department): "Maierian Geometry"
Jeffrey Richter (GWU): "Justice Among Empires"
Susan Pedersen (Columbia): "When Empire Stopped Working"
Alison Frank Johnson (Harvard): "Culture and Commerce in European Empires"
Heidi Tworek (Harvard): "Alternative Narratives for a Territorial Era"