“Global Histories of Austerity, Past and Present”

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Pyle Center

Co-sponsored by the Center for European Studies, the Center for German and European Studies, and the Department of History.

Event Poster

Wednesday, May 24, 2023-Pyle Center Room 309

Frameworks: Austerities Past and Present (9:00am-12:00pm)

  • Julia Elyachar (Princeton)
  • Sherene Seikaly (UC Santa barbara)
  • Comments: Amy Offner (UPenn)

Inventing Austerity (3:15-6:00pm)

  • Clara Mattei (New School)
  • Priya Lal (Boston College)
  • Mathieu Fulla (Sciences Po)
  • Comments: Giuliana Chamedes (UW-Madison)


Thursday, May 25, 2023-Pyle Center Room 309

Race, Empire, and the Making of Our Times (9:00am-12:00pm)

  • Christy Thornton (Johns Hopkins)
  • Patrick Chung (University of Maryland)
  • Alden Young (UCLA)
  • Comments: Monica Kim (UW-Madison)

Roundtable: Austerity and Resistance (1:00-3:15pm)

  • April Haynes (UW-Madison)
  • Emily Callaci (UW-Madison)
  • and conference participants