Skip to main content

Past Events

multi-day

Serbest Kurdish Studies Conference

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The conference convenes annually to discuss the experiences and struggles of Kurds, and the historical and comparative study of Kurdish...

May
1
2020

Conference on progress in history

All day

“The Politics of Progress: Growth in and throughout History”—convened by T.H. Breen Graduate Fellow Sean HARVEY—Friday, May 1, 2020 with...

Nov
18
2019

"Sex Contextualism"

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Speaker - Sarah Richardson, Harvard University, History of Science, Abstract - Do HeLa cells have a sex?  The past decade has...

Nov
7
2019

The Manfred H. Vogel Lecture in Judaic Studies

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

“The Revival of the Jewish-Christian Debate in the 19th Century: Missionaries, Meshummadim, and Maskilim“ David Ruderman, Joseph Meyerhoff Professor of Modern...

Oct
28
2019

"Water and the Making of Modern India"

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Speaker - Sunil Amrith, Harvard University, History, Abstract - Earlier this summer, the south Indian metropolis of Chennai came close to...

May
15
2019

Lecture on Controversial Mughal History

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Audrey TRUSCHKE (Rutgers U) on "Courting Controversy: Toxic Masculinity, Social Media, and Mughal History" In her talk Dr. Truschke will discuss...

May
2
2019

Todd Shepard lecture (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Todd SHEPARD (Johns Hopkins U), author of The Invention of Decolonization: The Algerian War and the Remaking of France (2006),...

Apr
12
2019

Conference on migration

All day

Graduate CONFERENCE on “Walls and Bridges: Migration and Its Histories” (convened by Breen Fellow Aram SARKISIAN)Friday, April 12—all day, starting...

Feb
1
2019

Up the Street with Adom Getachew

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Graduate Students Political Theory Workshop invites students and faculty to a discussion with Adom Getachew, Assistant Professor of Political...

Jan
28
2019

Playing in the Gray

5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents: “Playing in the Gray” a lecture by Kimberly Kay Hoang (University of...

Nov
29
2018

Sovereignty Symposium

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

A conversation with Jenny Davis (Illinois), J. Kēhaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan), and Doug Kiel (Northwestern), moderated by Bonnie Etherington (Northwestern). Three Indigenous...

Nov
27
2018

SPAN Postdoc Welcome Reception

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us in welcoming Scott De Orio (History/ Gender & Sexuality Studies) and Tony Silva (Sociology/ Gender & Sexuality Studies).

Nov
16
2018

Signs of the Intangible

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

A lecture by Miro Ito.  Miro Ito is an artist, photographer, and independent film producer based in Tokyo. Her lecture explores...

Nov
1
2018

Let Them Eat Cake!

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come, eat cake, and talk with History professors about the courses they'll teach this coming winter!

Oct
29
2018

The Manfred H. Vogel Lecture in Judaic Studies

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

“Between Jesus and Paul: From Apologetics to Jewish Theological Affirmations” Paul Mendes-Flohr Dorothy Grant Maclear Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought;...

Oct
21
2018

Sovereignty and Strangeness

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Religious Studies Department of Northwestern University invites you to attend a graduate student conference on “Sovereignty and Strangeness,” to...

Oct
20
2018

Sovereignty and Strangeness

9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

The Religious Studies Department of Northwestern University invites you to attend a graduate student conference on “Sovereignty and Strangeness,” to...

Oct
19
2018

Sovereignty and Strangeness

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Religious Studies Department of Northwestern University invites you to attend a graduate student conference on “Sovereignty and Strangeness,” to...

Oct
18
2018

Lecture on the Holocaust (CCHS/HEF)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

In collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern (HEF) Deborah DWORK (Clark U), co-author of Flight from the Reich: Refugee...

Oct
15
2018

Keyword: Consent

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

A panel of scholars, educators, and activists will discuss the multiple, contested meanings of the keyword “consent” from the vantages...

Oct
8
2018

Timothy Mitchell - "On Capitalization"

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

  Speaker Timothy Mitchell, Columbia University Title On Capitalization Abstract We have recently come to understand “the economy” not as a feature of all societies,...

May
23
2018

The Kremlin's Global Reach

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

During his final visit of the year, Buffett Institute Distinguished Visitor Strobe Talbott will take part in a roundtable discussion about...

Feb
19
2018

Cakes and Classes

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come, eat cake, and talk with history professors about courses they’ll teach this spring!

Jan
24
2018

Nao Lecture: Tatiana Seijas

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This year's Nao Lecture will feature Tatiana Seijas from Penn State University, who will speak about indigenous peoples' confrontation with...

Nov
9
2017

Cakes and Classes

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The History Department welcomes you to our CAKES AND CLASSES event on Thursday, November 9th in Harris Hall, Room 108,...

Oct
23
2017

Holocaust lecture by Jan GRABOWSKI (HEF/CCHS)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies (CCHS) in collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern (HEF)Jan GRABOWSKI...

Apr
4
2017

Lecture on India by Anand Yang (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

The Chabraja Center for Historical Studies  lunch lecture (lunch starts at 12:15, the lecture about 12:30 p.m.): Anand YANG (University of...

Nov
3
2016

"ISIL and the Global Past" lecture (CCHS)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

The Chabraja Center for Historical Studies  lunch lecture (lunch starts at 12:15, the lecture about 12:30 p.m.): Giancarlo CASALE (University of...

Sep
27
2016

Spaces of the Holocaust lecture (CCHS/HEF)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

The Chabraja Center for Historical Studies in collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern (HEF): Paul JASKOT (DePaul University), author...

Jan
27
2016

CCHS Lecture on China by Kenneth POMERANZ

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

CCHS Lunch Lecture Series from 12:15 to 1:50 p.m. (with catered lunch): Kenneth POMERANZ (University of Chicago) “How Did China Get so...

Nov
12
2015

CCHS lunch lecture on Big History

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

CCHS Lunch Lecture Series from 12:15 to 1:50 p.m. (with catered lunch): Geoffrey PARKER (Ohio State University) “Big History: How not...

Back to top