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The Limits of Transnationalism

Transnationalism means many things to many people, from crossing physical borders to crossing intellectual ones. The Limits of Transnationalism reassesses the overly optimistic narratives often associated with this malleable term, revealing both the...

Caribbean New Orleans

Combining Atlantic and imperial perspectives, Caribbean New Orleans offers a lively portrait of the city and a probing investigation of the French colonists who established racial slavery there as well as the African slaves who were forced...

Bereicherung

Museen, Kunst, Luxusgüter, Immobilien, Tourismus – für Luc Boltanski und Arnaud Esquerre sind dies zentrale Felder einer neuen Ökonomie, eines neuen Kapitalismus. Dieser prägt zunehmend unsere Gesellschaften und dient vor allem der Bereicherung der...

The Counterrevolution

Militarized police officers with tanks and drones. Pervasive government surveillance and profiling. Social media that distract and track us. All of these, contends Bernard E. Harcourt, are facets of a new and radical governing paradigm in the United...

CHONG MING

Chong Ming is research professor of politics at East China Normal University in Shanghai. His research focuses on the history of western modern political thought. Particular interests include French liberalism from Montesquieu to Tocqueville, the...

Mapping the Elite

India is being widely seen as an emerging economic and political power on the global scene. Despite having the largest population of chronically poor in the world today, it is home to a sizeable number of thriving rich and flourishing middle classes...

International Mobilizations On Women's Rights Issues During The Cold War

9.00: Welcome coffee 9.30: Introduction Ioana Cîrstocea, CNRS, CESSP 9.45-12.45: Session 1: INSTITUTIONS Francisca DE HAAN (Central European University):“Lifting the Curtain on Socialist Women’s Contributions to the Global Women’s Rights...

International Mobilizations On Women's Rights Issues During The Cold War

9.00: Welcome coffee 9.30: Introduction Ioana Cîrstocea, CNRS, CESSP 9.45-12.45: Session 1: INSTITUTIONS Francisca DE HAAN (Central European University):“Lifting the Curtain on Socialist Women’s Contributions to the Global Women’s Rights...

Growth, Innovation and Inequality

This international conference is organized for the 10th anniversary of the Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS (FFJ) and hosted by the Maison de la culture du Japon in Paris (MCJP). It aims to discuss some of the major economic, political and societal...

John MacGregor Murray (1745-1822): Persianate and Indic Cultures in British South Asia

This workshop proposes to examine European engagement with Persian language and textual culture in South Asia. In Mughal India (1526-1857) and in the Princely States emerging with the decline of Mughal central power, Persian language established...

Intangible Cultural Heritage: Reconceptualization, Uses, Marketization

The UNESCO 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage heralded the beginning of a new era pertaining to global (and local) cultural politics. It clearly departed from previous, more rigid definitions and understandings...

Bodies and Artefacts: Relics and other devotional supports in Shia societies in the Indic and Iranian worlds

Program  10:15 - Welcome Address by CEIAS Director10:20 - Opening remarks by Michel Boivin, Annabelle Collinet, Sepideh Parsapajouh  10:30 - Karen Ruffle (University of Toronto), EHESS-IISMM Invited ProfessorPresence in Absence:...