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Workshop: States of invention, Latin America and the Global History of Historical and Anthropological Knowledge


Latin America and the Global History of Historical and Anthropological Knowledge

http://laglobal.blogs.sas.ac.uk/events/

Senate House, University of London

June 9, 2016 - 10:00 to 19:00

Room G22-26

10:00 WELCOME 

Mark Thurner (University of London)

‘Sites of Invention and the LAGLOBAL Project.’

10:15 KEYNOTE

Serge Gruzinski (EHESS/CNRS/Princeton University)

‘When King Joash met tlatoani Acamapichtli:  Writing History in the New World, 16th century’

 11:15 COFFEE BREAK

11:30 WRITING NEW HISTORIES OF OLD KNOWLEDGES

Chair: Linda Newson (University of London)

Andrew Laird (Brown University/University of Warwick)

‘The Indigenous Past and the World Stage in Colonial Mexico.’

Mark Thurner (University of London)

 ‘Peru as Locus Historiae.’

Peter Burke (Cambridge University)

‘How the History of Knowledge in Brazil might be Written.’

Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (University of Texas)

‘Creole Erudition: The Cutting Edge of Catholic Knowledge.’

Discussant: Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick)

13:30 LUNCH

 14:30 MAPPING MODERN HISTORIOGRAPHIES

Chair: Lina del Castillo (University of Texas)

Guillermo Zermeño (COLMEX)

¿Cómo escribir una historia mínima de la historiografía en México?

[How to Write a Concise History of Mexican Historiography?]

Leóncio López-Ocón (IH-CSIC)

De los historiadores humboldtianos a los americanistas positivistas’.

[From the Humboldtean Historians to the Americanist Positivists.]

Elías Palti (University of Buenos Aires/CONICET)

‘Beyond the History of Ideas.’

Catriona McAllister (Brunel University)

‘Imagining Patria: History and the Public Sphere in Argentina.’

Discussant: Mark Thurner (University of London)

16:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:45 MAPPING CONTEMPORARY ANTHROPOLOGIES

Chair: Carlos Espinosa (FLACSO) 

Julia Rodriguez (University of New Hampshire)

‘Skull Hunters on the Pampas: Uncanny Encounters in Argentina’s Conquest of the Desert.’

Karin Rosemblatt (University of Maryland)

‘Mexican Anthropology and Inter-American Knowledge.’

Mercedes Prieto (FLACSO)

‘Fragments of a Global Discourse: Memories of the Andean Indigenista Programme.’

Cristina Soriano (Villanova University)

‘Slavery and Subaltern Studies in the Work of Miguel Acosta Saignes.’

Discussant: Tristan Platt (University of St Andrews)