Harvard-Stanford-Georgia: Capitalism Graduate Student Workshop



Capitalism Graduate Student Workshop


October 31st, 2014

12:00 pm-03:00 pm (west coast)

3:00-6:00pm (east coast)



Harvard Stanford Georgia

CGIS South

Room 453

Humanities Center,

Board Room

Le Conte Hall,

Room 221

Cambridge, MA Stanford, CA Athens, GA





This digitally-hosted workshop will foster an ongoing, interregional relationship between Harvard’s Program on the Study of Capitalism, Stanford’s Approaches to Capitalism Workshop, and the University of Georgia’s History of Capitalism reading group. The Harvard-Stanford-UGA Workshop aims to foster a sense of community among graduate student researchers in the study of capitalism, and will begin with all participants briefly introducing their work, followed by presentations and discussions of three papers.




Branden Adams, “Pinkertonism in the Gilded Age.History PhD Candidate, Stanford University.



Aaron Bekemeyer, History PhD Candidate, Harvard University

Laura Davis, History PhD Candidate, University of Georgia


James Owen, “Producing and Prosyletizing: Industry, Slavery, and Hymnody at Three Moravian Missions.History PhD Candidate, University of Georgia.



John Gee, History PhD Candidate, Harvard University

Nicole Martin, PhD Candidate, Stanford University


Liat Spiro, “Griff nach dem Weltmarkt: The German New Middle Class, Overseas Infrastructure Building and Empire, 1885-1914.” History PhD Candidate, Harvard University.



Lukas Dovern, History PhD Candidate, Stanford University

Ashley Roseberry, History PhD Candidate, University of Georgia


Participants will be expected to have read the pre-circulated papers. For access, please contact: 

Rudi Batzell: rbatzell [at] fas.harvard.edu

Alisha Cromwell: alishamc [at] uga.edu

Destin Jenkins: destinj [at] stanfard.edu