Seminário Internacional - Scales of Global History



Universidade de São Paulo (USP, Brasil)

March 03-05, 2016

Auditório Fernand Braudel/Departamento de História




March 3, 09:30 – 12:00 – Panel 1 – Labor and Global History


Marcel van der Linden (International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam): Dissecting Coerced Labour: an Aristotelian Approach


Babacar Fall (Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar): Early major colonial projects and Labour in Senegal: A new form of deported manpower. Case study on the Dakar Port and the Dakar-Saint Louis Railway: 1855 - 1885


Rafael de Bivar Marquese (USP): Compulsory Labor and the Reconfiguration of the Coffee World Economy in the Age of Revolutions.


Prabhu Mohapatra (University of Delhi): Indian Labor Migration in Global History Perspective: 1840-1940


Chair: Hector Maldonado (Universidad de San Marcos, Lima)




March 3, 14:30 – 17:00 – Panel 2 – Commodities and Immigration


Sven Beckert (Harvard University): Writing the History of Global Capitalism.


Amar Farooqui (University of Delhi): The Global Career of Indian Opium and Local Destinies.


Leo Lucassen (Leiden University): Where migration and labor history meet: cross-cultural migrations and changing labor relations in a global perspective.


Mu Tao (East China Normal University, Shangai):  The Immigration Problems between China and Africa in the era of Globalization.


Chair: Gustavo Paz (Universidad Nacional de Tres de Frebreo).


March 4, 9:30 – 12:00 – Panel 3 – Territories, Regions, Cities


Charles Maier (Harvard University): Territoriality and global history in the last five centuries.


João Paulo Pimenta (USP): Geographical, political and ideological territories in a global perspective: the new-world colonial empires in the XVIIIth and XIXth centuries.


Zhu Ming (East China Normal University, Shanghai): Paris-Saigon-Shanghai: Rethinking the global cities from the regional and interregional perspective.


Rokhaya Fall (Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar): L’Afrique dans la dynamique atlantique : la connexion par les femmes.


Chair: Iris Kantor (USP)




March 4, 14:30 – 18:00 – Panel 4 – Graduate's Ongoing Researches (1)


Zhanna Popova (International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam): A Threatening Geography: Exile and Forced Labour of Prisioners in Western Siberia (1870-1917).


Priscila Ferrer (USP): Cuba, Venezuela, Mexico, Spain, Brazil: Joaquín Infante in the Age of Revolutions.


Ben Goossen (Harvard University): Religious Nationalism in an Age of Globalization: A Case Study.


Gambou Prisca Nadine (Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar): Emancipation, work and mission: works of Saint-Joseph's of Cluny convent in Senegal and Congo 1819-1965.


Xu Shikang (East China Normal University, Shangai): The Funeral system of the Middle Chinses's influence on the Qidan people: entering on the compare of the epitaphs between the two.


Ritesh Jaiswal (University of Delhi): Recasting Indian Migratory trends: An analysis of Maistry Mediated ‘Mobility’ to Burma (c. 1880-1940).


Chair: Gabriel Aladrén (Pós-Doutorado – USP)



March 5, 9:30 – 13:00 – Panel 5 – Graduate's Ongoing Researches (2)


Pepijn Brandon (International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam): Between the Plantation and the Port: Racialization and Labor Control in 17th Century New Amsterdam and 18th Century Paramaribo


Marcelo Ferraro (USP):  Slavery in the Paraíba Valley and the World-System


Joane Chaker (Harvard): Muleteers as Bandits and Mutineers: Global Capital and Social Transformation in the Ottoman Countryside.


Mamoudou Sy (Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar): The impact of the Great Depression in Police Governance of Colonial Senegal 1931-1941.


Chen Jinlong (East China Normal University, Shangai): A Colonial Economic History: Study on the Development of Sisal Industry in Tanganyika.


Shubhankita Ojha- Across Oceans: The ‘Global’ Work, Lives and Experiences of Bombay Dock Workers (1930-1990).


Chair: Tamis Parron (Pós-Doutorado - UNIFESP)



March 5, 15:30 – 18:00 – Final Roundtable: Perspectives for the Global History Research Network




Laboratório de Estudos sobre o Brasil e o Sistema Mundial / Universidade de São Paulo  

Weatherhead Initiative on Global History / Harvard University





Volkswagen Foundation

International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam

Harvard University

Universidade de São Paulo (Departamento de História / História Social)