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Categories at Work in Global History

Thursday 17 October, 10.00 - 18.00, Westwood Teaching Centre WT0.03
co-hosted by Japanese Participants and the Global History and Culture Centre at Warwick
Westwood Teaching and Lecture Theatre 0.03

We are very thrilled to welcome several colleagues from the Global History Centre in Japan to Warwick for a one-day workshop and planning session. The event will feature 10-minute research presentation, and end with a closed meeting to discuss future plans. The preliminary programme is below:

09.45 - 10:00 Welcome Coffee and Tea

10:00-10:15 Aim of this Workshop

10:15-10:25: Tomoko Morikawa, Pilgrimages and Holidays in Global History

10:25-10:35: Rémi Dewière, We have made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another". Words and Classification of the World in Early Modern Sahel

10:35-10:45: Robert Fletcher, The 'Modes of Life': 'Nomads', 'Settlers' and 'Frontiers' in Global History

10:45-11:15 Discussion

Short break, if needed

11:25-11:35: Kazuo Kobayashi, The Core-Periphery Model Reconsidered

11:35-11:45: Hideaki Suzuki, Network and Kaiiki: Node=network and Flow=network

11:45-11:55: Jing ZHU, Racial Categorization in Republican China (1930s-1940s)

12:00-12:30 Discussion


14:00-14:10 Guido van Meersbergen, Diplomacy and Diplomatic Actors: Categories and Definitions

14:10-14:20 Ryuto Shimada, Commodity Chain and Cultural Divergence

Discussion 14:20-14:40

Short break, if needed

14:45-14:55 Anne Gerritsen, Categories and Commensurability: Early Modernity in Asia and Europe

14:55-15:05 Miki Sugiura, The Place of Powerless Majority. Second-hand in the Categories of Circulation

15:05-15:15 Maxine Berg, Commodity Frontiers and Natural Resources

Discussion 15:15-15:45


15:45-16:00 Tea Break

16:00-18:00 Discussions for Planning

Paint box

W.I. Reeves & Son Paint Box (1848)

Albany Institute of History & Art, inv. no. 1966.13.7