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11/17/2018 - 11/18/2018

Global Anti-Imperialism in the Interwar Period and Beyond

Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: 150 Dodge Hall
Sponsored By: Northeastern University’s Department of History, the Humanities Center, the CSSH Dean's Office, CSGS, and the Center for International Affairs and World Cultures
Contact: Heather Streets-Salter, h.streetssalter@northeastern.edu (RSVP for meals only)





Saturday, November 17

8:30-9:30: Breakfast and framing, questions (editors and discussants)

Panel One

9:30-10:15 China and the Organization of Anti-imperialist Leagues (1926–1937): Empire, Nationalities, Networks
Anna Belogurova, Freie Universität Berlin
10:15-11:00 Herald of a Failed Revolt: Mohammed Hatta in Brussels
Klaas Stutje, International Institute of Social History
11:00-11:45 Transnational Anti-Imperialism and the League against Imperialism: Perspectives, Actors and International Communist History
Fredrik Petersson, Abo Akademi University
11:45-12:30 Popular Afro-Asianism: Re-reading Anti-imperialist Mobilizations, 1927-1957
Carolien Stolte, Leiden University
12:30-2:00: Lunch (RSVP required)

Panel Two
2:00-2:45 Long Live the Revolutionary Alliance Against Imperialism: Interwar Anti-Imperialism and the Arab Levant
Sana Tannoury-Karam, Rice University
2:45-3:30 Forging a Proto-Third World: Latin America and the League Against Imperialism
Michael Goebel, Freie Universität Berlin
3:30-4:15 Freedom In the Negative Space: Towards an Intellectual History of the League Against Imperialism
Disha Karnad Jani, Princeton University
4:15-5:00 No More Slaves! Lamine Senghor and the League Against Imperialism
David Murphy, University of Stirling


Sunday, November 18

9:00-9:30: Breakfast

Panel Three

9:30-10:15 The Quest for an Independent International Anti-Imperialism: Algerian Nationalists and the League Against Imperialism
Donal Hassett, University of Bristol
10:15-11:00 Two Leagues, One Front? The India League and the League Against Imperialism in the British Left, 1927-1937
Mark Reeves, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
11:00-11:45 The Anti-Imperialist “Echo” in India: Nehru, The Indian National Congress, and the League Against Imperialism
Michele Louro, Salem State University
11:45-1:00: Lunch (RSVP required)

Panel Four

1:00-1:45: Makeup time, if needed
1:45-2:30: Makeup time, if needed
2:30-3:30: wrap-up and next steps

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