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:
Labour History – A Return to Politics?
The New York Times has publishedan article "Dirty Antebellum Secrets in Ivory Towers" illustrating the work at several universities that aims to bring to light the connections between higher education and slavery in American history, including he work of the
We are excited to welcome a global, online audience to the upcoming E. P. Thompson conference. Those interested in participating online are encouraged to follow the conference channel.
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.
The Global E. P. Thompson
Columbia Law School’s Center on Global Legal Transformation has a vacancy for a postdoc position. The postdoc will participate in the Center’s activities focusing, inter alia, law and finance theories, their impact on financial regulation, and alternative regulatory approaches based on new theoretical approaches.