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Paris 2009

EEASA contributed to the costs of postgraduates atteding this conference.

The French American Atlantic in the Age of Revolutions, 1763-1815
Conference, 20-21 MARCH 2009

Contact, day one, conference, Allan Potofsky, apotofsky@univ-paris8.fr
Contact, day two, postgraduate seminar, cheney@uchicago.edu
PROGRAM : DAY 1

20 March 9h30-17h
The Atlantic Political Economy
CHAIR: Marco Platania, (Università di Trieste)
9h30: Introduction.
I) Workshop: Paths and Practices of Political Economy in the Pre-Revolutionary Epoch
9h45-10h15 Bertie Mandelblatt (Université de Montréal), French brandy, French West Indian rum and their competition and trade in overlapping Atlantic worlds
The French American Atlantic in the Age of Revolutions, 1763-1815
I) Workshop: Paths and Practices of Political Economy in the Pre-Revolutionary Epoch (Continued)
10h15 - 10h45 Pierre Gervais, (CENA-EHESS, Université Paris-VIII), The construction of Atlantic (and other) trade: account books as narratives of merchant political economy
10h45-11h15: Pause café
11h15 -11h45 Allan Potofsky (Université Paris-VIII), Paris-on-the-Atlantic: the Early "Americanization" of the Parisian Economy, 1763-1804
11h45-12h15 Nathan Perl-Rosenthal (Columbia University), From Commercial Correspondence to Political Network in the Atlantic Revolutions, ca. 1760s-1790s
12h15-14h Lunch – Buffet.
II) Workshop: Politics and Ideas of Commerce in the Atlantic
14h-14h30: Loïc Charles (INED, Université de Reims), Gouvernement, science et commerce dans l'espace atlantique français (1750-1765) : la machine coloniale démontée.
14h30-15h00 Paul Cheney (University of Chicago), Barnave, ‘l'affaire des colonies’ and the constitutional monarchy.
15h00-15h30 Refreshments
15h30-16h00 Manuela Albertone (Università di Torino), From Jefferson to post-Physiocracy
III) 16h15-17h00 Rountable/Commentary/General Discussion
Colin Jones, Queen Mary, University of London
Peter Onuf, University of Virginia
The French American Atlantic in the Age of Revolutions, 1763-1815


PROGRAM : DAY 2
21 March 2009
9h30-12h30
POSTGRADUATE EARLY AMERICA AND ATLANTIC SEMINAR
Contact and Organizer : Paul Cheney cheney@uchicago.edu
Felicity Donohoe (University of Glasgow), Native North American Women and Relations with European Men in the Eighteenth Century: A Comparative Study Between Southeastern and Northeastern Peoples
Pernille Roge (Cambridge University), A turn from America to Africa: Political Economy and the reinvention of France's Atlantic colonial system, 1756-1802
Rémy Duthille (Université Paris-III, University of Edinburgh), Richard Price, a ‘citizen of the world’ in an age of revolutions (1776-1789)
Matteo Battistini (Università di Bologna), Thomas Paine and the Atlantic Revolution. The civilization of commerce and the building of a national society
Manuel Covo (CENA-EHESS), The Exclusif, United States-Saint Domingue Trade and the Revolutionary Atlantic (1789-1793)
Commentary: Paul Cheney (University of Chicago)
Pierre Gervais (CENA-EHESS, Université Paris-VIII) Allan Potofsky (Université Paris-VIII) Marie-Jeanne Rossignol (Université Paris 7-Denis Diderot) Bertrand van Ruymbeke (Université Paris-VIII) Cécile Vidal (CENA-EHESS)