Global Histories of Austerity, Past & Present

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Pyle Center, Room 309
@ 9:00 am - @ 3:15 pm
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Global Histories of Austerity, Past & Present

This conference is presented in collaboration with the Department of History, the Center for European Studies, the Center for German and European Studies, the George L. Mosse Program, the Harvey Goldberg Center & the Brittingham Wisconsin Trust at UW-Madison.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Frameworks: Austerities Past and Present (9:00 am – 12 noon)

  • Julia Elyachar (Princeton)
  • Sherene Seikaly (UC Santa Barbara)
  • Comments: Amy Offner (UPenn)

Inventing Austerity (3:15 pm – 6:00 pm)

  • Clara Mattei (New School)
  • Priya Lal (Boston College)
  • Mathieu Fulla (Sciences Po)
  • Comments: Giuliana Chamedes (UW-Madison)

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Race, Empire, and the Making of Our Times (9:00 am – 12 noon)

  • Christy Thornton (Johns Hopkins)
  • Patrick Chung (University of Maryland)
  • Alden Young (UCLA)
  • Comments: Monica Kim (UW-Madison)

Roundtable: Austerity and Resistance (1:00 pm – 3:15 pm)

  • April Haynes (UW-Madison)
  • Emily Callaci (UW-Madison)
  • conference participants