Twentieth Century Politics and Society

  • Founded
    1992
  • Seminar Number
    555

The seminar concerns Europe, the United States, and the non-West. It brings together historians, sociologists, political scientists, literary critics, and other scholars to discuss current research on diverse cultural, social, and political theses, especially those that stimulate comparative perspectives.

Seminar Website


Chair
Professor Christopher R. W. Dietrich
cdietrich2@fordham.edu

Rapporteur
Peter Slezkine
pas2186@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

10/11/2018 411 Fayerweather Hall, Columbia University
5:00 PM
Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and the Rise of the Defense Intellectual
Daniel Bessner, University of Washington
Abstract




11/08/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
5:00 PM
Iran in the Age of Aryamehr: Late Pahlavi Iran and its Global Entanglements
Roham Alvandi, London School of Economics
Abstract




02/28/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
5:00 PM
From Mississippi to the Mekong: The Student Non-Violent Committee and the Movement Against the Vietnam War
Robyn Spencer, Lehman College and the Graduate Center, CUNY




04/11/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
5:00 PM
Democracy's Revenge: The People, The Powerful, and the American Political Tradition
Tim Shenk, Washington University in St. Louis and Dissent Magazine