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Sebastian Conrad, “European History after the Global Turn”
November 19, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sebastian Conrad, Professor of History, Free University of Berlin
Co-sponsored by Center for German and European Studies, DAAD, and the Mosse Program.
Sebastian Conrad is Professor of History at Freie Universität Berlin. He joined the faculty in 2010 after teaching for several years at the European University Institute in Florence. He was a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin, a visiting professor at the Ècole des Hautes Études in Paris, and a visiting scholar at the University of California, Santa Barbara; in the spring 2017, he held the Theodor Heuss Chair at the New School, New York.
Sebastian Conrad is currently interested primarily in trans-national and global history approaches and their contribution to an understanding of the interactions and entanglements of the past. He has a background in both modern Western European and Japanese history, and he has worked on issues of colonialism and post-colonialism, trans-nationalism, intellectual history, memory, and historiography.
Light refreshments will be served.