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The 15th Annual Harvard Graduate Conference on International History (ConIH): "Transitions: States & Empires in the Longue Durée"


March 13, 2015
9:00am - 6:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall
March 13, 2015
9:00am - 6:00pm
Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall

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Friday 13 March
9:30 - 10 AM Light Breakfast for Participants

10:00AM-12:00PM – Panel 2: Succession

Moderator: Nicholas Purcell (Oxford)

Panayiotis Christoforou (Oxford)

“The Permanence of an Emperor in Transition?”

Nathanael Aschenbrenner (Harvard)
Succession through Ceremony: Reconstructing Byzantine Empire in Early Modern Europe”

Matt Reader (Cornell)
“The Autonomous Invention of the Ethnic Kingdom in 18th-Century Buddhist Southeast Asia”

Tehila Sasson (UC Berkeley)
“From Empire to Humanity: Decolonization and the Emergence of the
‘Humanitarian-International’”
12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch for Participants

1:00-3:00PM – Panel 3: Territoriality

Moderator: Steven Press (Harvard)

Charles Bartlett (Harvard)
“Legal Pluralism and Territoriality in Roman Asia Minor”

Thomas Meaney (Columbia)
“A World of States: US Postwar Planners and the Reinvention of Trusteeship”

Timothy Sorg (Cornell)
“Empire at a Distance: Connectivity and Land-Allotment on the Athenian Frontier”

Rebecca Wall (Stanford)
“River Management Organizations between Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa”

3:00 - 3:30 PM - Coffee Break

3:30-5:00PM – Plenary Session

Mary Lewis (Harvard), Charles Maier (Harvard), Nicholas Purcell (Oxford)

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