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History Department Lecture Series

Spring 2008

Tuesday, February 19, 12:00 - 1:30, Reinhardt Room (LNG 332)
Donald Quataert
Professor of History, Binghamton University
“The Ottoman Empire and Why it's important in Today's World”

Materials from Quataert's personal collection will be displayed in Special Collections on the second floor of the Bartle Library. The exhibit will also feature selected materials from Special Cllections, including an 1844 map of the Ottoman Empire. On the Bartle Library mezzanine, there will be a display of the Libraries' circulating materials relating to Turkey and Turkish history and culture

Wednesday, March 19, 4:30 - 6:00, Reinhardt Room (LNG 332)
Vicki Caron
Department of History, Cornell University
"Catholic Political Mobilization and Antisemitic Violence in Fin-de-Siècle France : The Case of the Union Nationale"

Wednesday, April 2, 4:30 - 6:00, Reinhardt Room (LNG 332)
Benjamin O. Fordham
Department of Political Science, Binghamton University
"The Evolution of Republican and Democratic Positions on Cold War Military Spending: A Historical Puzzle"

Friday, April 11, 12:00 - 1:30, President's Reception Room, Anderson Center
Martin Goodman
Wolfson College, Oxford University
Romano Lecture
"Rome and Jerusalem: the Clash of Ancient Civilizations"

Wednesday, April 16, 4:30 - 6:00, Reinhardt Room (LNG 332)
Julia A. Thomas
Department of History, University of Notre Dame
"Not Art but Politics: Photography and Postwar Japan's Reality"

Thursday, April 17, 3:30 - 5:00, Reinhardt Room (LNG 332)
Umit Cizre
Levin Distinguished Scholar in Turkish Affairs, SUNY and
Professor of Politics, Bilkent University, Ankara
"Contemporary Turkish Politics: Demystifying Secularism and Political Islam"

Wednesday, April 30, 4:30 - 6:00, Reinhardt Room (LNG 332)
Sarah Tracy
Honors College, University of Oklahoma
"High Life: Ancel Keys and the 1935 International High Altitude Expedition"

Thursday, May 1, 5:15 - 6:45, Anderson Center Reception Room
1st annual Harvey and Elizabeth Prior Shriber Lecture
Dr. Kenneth T. Jackson
Jacques Barzun Professor of History and the Social Sciences,
Columbia University
"Empire City: Why New York is Different from the Rest of the United States "

Wednesday, May 7, 4:30 - 6:00, Reinhardt Room (LNG 332)
Gary Y. Okihiro
Department of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
"Tracings: An Intellectual Biography"
Free and Open to the Public

Last Updated: 8/12/16