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University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

November 2017

Slaves, Silver, and Atlantic Empires (Alex Borucki, UC Irvine)

November 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

Please join us for the next meeting of the new Colloquium on Latin American and Caribbean History as we welcome Alex Borucki, who will deliver a talk entitled “Slaves, Silver, and Atlantic Empires: The Slave Trade to Spanish South America, 1700-1810”. The talk will be held in HSSB 4020 at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 1st, and will be followed by a small reception. Prof. Borucki has pre-circulated a paper. Please e-mail jcobo@history.ucsb.edu to obtain a copy. Abstract: This presentation examines…

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April 2018

POSTPONED — Ada Ferrer, NYU: “Visionary Aponte: History, Art, and Black Freedom”

April 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

  Professor Ada Ferrer’s talk at the Colloquium on Latin American and Caribbean History has unfortunately been cancelled.

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October 2018

“Censorship, Politics, and the Making of a Literary Classic”, a talk by Carlos Aguirre at the Colloquium on Latin American and Caribbean History

October 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

Please join us for the next meeting of the History Department’s Colloquium on Latin American and Caribbean History as we welcome Prof. Carlos Aguirre (University of Oregon), who will be presenting a paper entitled “Censorship, Politics, and the Making of a Literary Classic: The Biography of Vargas Llosa’s La ciudad y los perros“. The talk will be held at 5pm on Friday, October 5th in HSSB 4020, and will be followed by a small reception. This event is supported by the Department of Spanish and…

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February 2019

Early North American History Job Talk

February 15, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States
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Book Talk by Kiran Klaus Patel, University of Maastricht: “The New Deal: A Global History”

February 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States
bookcover of Kiran Klaus Patel's The New Deal: A Global History

Prof. Kiran Klaus Patel (Univ. of Maastricht) will speak about his new book The New Deal: A Global History (Princeton University Press, 2016), which won the World History Association’s Bentley Book Prize in 2017. Professor Patel compares American responses to the international crisis of capitalism and democracy during the 1930s to responses by other countries around the globe — not just in Europe but also in Latin America, Asia, and other parts of the world. Work creation, agricultural intervention, state planning,…

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Talk by Dr. Alexander Statman: “Global Enlightenment: France, China, and the Idea of Progress”

February 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

Over the course of the Enlightenment, Europe claimed a monopoly on progress for itself alone. In the eighteenth century, other places had appeared as familiar and comparable. By the early nineteenth century, they were cast as inscrutable and incommensurable. What caused this fundamental transformation in Europe’s understanding of itself? In this talk, I aim to explain the transition from early-modern cosmopolitanism to late-modern orientalism by revealing the hitherto unknown deployment of Chinese science in Enlightenment debates. To do so, I…

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March 2019

Alicia Boswell, UCSB: “Cultural Heritage and Community: Protecting the Past for the Future in the Moche Valley, Peru”

March 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HSSB 4020, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, 93106 United States

Please join us for the next meeting of the Colloquium on Latin American and Caribbean History as we welcome Alicia Boswell, who will deliver a talk entitled “Cultural Heritage and Community: Protecting the Past for the Future in the Moche Valley, Peru”. The talk will be held in HSSB 4020 at 5 pm on Wednesday, March 6th, and will be followed by a small reception. Abstract: Media reports on cultural heritage issues focus primarily on the destruction of ancient monuments and…

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