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SPRING 2015 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, March 2, 4-6pm - William Sewell (History and Political Science, University of Chicago)
"Fiscal Struggles and the Rise of Civic Equality in Old Regime France"
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center.  Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Thursday, March 5, 4-6pm - Zephyr Frank (Stanford University; workshop guest).
"Exploration and Description in the Digital Humanities: Words, Maps, and Models"
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

Friday, March 6, 2pm - Thomas Piketty (Professor of Economics, Paris School of Economics).
"Capital in the Twenty First Century"
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center. 
Special Event (note change of time & venue): 2pm, Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall

Thursday, March 12, 4-6pm - Vivek Bald (MIT).
"The Bengali Harlem/Lost Histories Project: Documenting South Asian America's Interracial Past"
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

March 12 and 13 - Transitions: States & Empires in the Longue Durée
Graduate Student Conference on International History, presented with support from the Warren Center. 
More information at www.fas.harvard.edu/~conih/

Thursday, March 26, 4-6pm - Peter L’Official (Harvard University).
Excerpt of “Urban Legends: Representing the South Bronx in Ruin and Reality,” (work in progress).
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

Monday, March 30, 4-6pm - William Forbath and Joseph Fishkin (University of Texas Law School)
"The Constitution of Opportunity: Reclaiming Constitutional Political Economy"
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center. 
Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Monday, April 6, 4-6pm - Sophus A. Reinert (Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School)
Title to be announced.
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center. 

Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Thursday, April 16, 4-6pm - Michael Ralph (NYU).
Excerpt of “The Domestic Industry Database,” (work in progress).
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

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Past Events:

Monday, January 26, 4-6pm - William Forbath and Joseph Fishkin (University of Texas Law School)
"The Constitution of Opportunity: Reclaiming Constitutional Political Economy"
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center.  Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Thursday, January 29, 4-6 pm - Robin Bernstein (Harvard University)
“I’m very happy to be in the reality-based community”: Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home, Digital Photography, and the Presidency of George W. Bush (Excerpt from Paradoxy: A Lesbian Performance, A Queer Resource)
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.

Monday, February 9, 4-6pm - Greta Krippner (Sociology, University of Michigan)
"Possessive Collectivism: Ownership and the Politics of Credit Access in Late Twentieth-Century America"
Presented by the Workshop on the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism, with support from the Warren Center.  Robinson Hall, Lower Library.

Thursday, February 12, 4-6pm - Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University)
"Digital Design and the Poetics of the Archive: Building the Early Caribbean Digital Archive" 
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design
Robinson Basement Conference Room

Thursday, February 26, 4-6pm - Seth Fein (Center for the Study of Social Difference, Columbia, and seven local film, NYC).
"OUR NEIGHBORHOOD (making a documentary about): Washington's TV Cold War in Latin America across the 1960s"
Presented by the Workshop on Multimedia History and Literature: New Directions in Scholarly Design. 
Robinson Basement Conference Room.