BIG-H 2017

Berkeley International and Global History Conference

Berkeley International and Global History Conference

The Contingency of Transmission

Fourth Berkeley International and Global History (Big-H) Graduate Student Conference

September 22-23, 2017
3335 Dwinelle Hall
UC Berkeley

The Fourth Big-H Conference will consist of panel discussions, running 20 minutes. Each presentation will be followed by a short reflections by a faculty commenter arranged by the conference organizers. Rather than a typical conference paper, we seek broad but concise overviews of dissertations-in-progress. While example, detail, and texture is of course welcome, the bulk of each presentation should focus on overall arguments and major scholarly interventions. We envision the Big-H conference as an opportunity for emerging scholars to engage a diverse audience of different methodological, geographic, and period specialties and ‘test drive’ their largest claims and interventions. Q and A will follow presentations and comments. Big-H will also include a roundtable discussion on teaching global history.  

Confirmed Presenters, Speakers, and Commentators


Outside Faculty

UC Berkeley Faculty

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