The Future of the European Past: History and Globalization

2981G [CRN: 25796]

A combined history/historiography seminar about the globalization of European history and the status and future of European historiography in the 21st century. This will include a practical/professional consideration of the status and future directions of European history in the the curriculum and structure of departments. Globalization is understood as a close analogue to provincialization in Dipesh Cahkrabarty's usage and thus also to figure in the legacy of such historical and theoretical phenomena as colonialism, post-colonialism, and imperialism.
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