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Archive for September, 2012

MIGRATION WITHOUT BOUNDARIES” CONFERENCE, 5-6 October

INTERNATIONAL CENTER, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, THIRD FLOOR Under the leadership of Department of History graduate students, Michigan State University is hosting an international graduate student research conference on migration, showcasing papers on the theme, “Migration Without Boundaries.” The conference is free and open to the public. This conference will facilitate and foster an interdisciplinary, trans-institutional […]

Juan Javier Pescador

Javier Pescador to give paper at the Football Scholars Forum: On Wednesday, September 26, at 1pm EDT, historian Juan Javier Pescador (Michigan State University) will participate in a discussion of his paper entitled “Global Fútbol, the Masked Fan and Flat Screen Arenas: Mexican Soccer Communities in the United States and the Genesis of the Tricolor […]

Ronen Steinberg

Ronen Steinberg will be giving an invited talk on September 26, at the Hope College Critical Issues Symposium. The talk is titled: “Preaching Mutual Forgiveness and the Forgetting of All Wrongs”: Reconciliation and Justice in the French Revolution”

Karrin Hanshew

Karrin Hanshew’s book on West German terrorism, “Terror and Democracy in West Germany”, appeared out this August with Cambridge University Press. The book examines West Germans’ struggle to negotiate the relationship between security and civil liberties in the 1970s, when “urban guerrillas” and the shadow of Nazi dictatorship terrorized the population and resurrected long-standing doubts […]

Ethan Segal

New Books in East Asian Studies recently posted its interview with Professor Ethan Segal of Michigan State University about his book “Coins, Trade, and the State: Economic Growth in Early Medieval Japan.” What did money mean to the people of medieval Japan? How did an expanding economy affect relations between the center and the periphery? […]