Call for Papers: "History of Capitalism in Africa"

Kenda Mutongi, Professor of History, Williams Colllege is in the preliminary stages of organizing on conference on the history of capitalism in Africa, to be held at Williams College, Williamstown, MA, in October of 2015. Professor Mutongi asks those interested to please send a short description of your proposed paper (no more than 100 words) as soon as possible in order to gauge interest and develop funding. 

Call for Papers: Cornell Conference on the Histories of American Capitalism

Conference organizers invite panels and individual papers that seek to make connections between the diverse historiographic subfields of the last several decades and the recent interest in the history of capitalism. In short, we seek a path forward from the “cultural turn” while honoring its complexity. Our starting clusters are:

Theme of Labor, Inivited Speakers: 2013-2014 Political Economy of Modern Capitalism Workshop

The Political Economy of Modern Capitalism Workshop will be exploring the theme of labor this year. The workshop can be taken as a course, and students can enroll through either GSAS (History 2480hf) or at the Law School (Law 2168). The Workshop also brings invited speakers to campus for sessions that are open to the public.