Notes
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated
  • Photo ID required for entry

This conference, which explores international development during the Cold War Era, will feature a number of historians and anthropologists during morning and afternoon panels. It is made possible by generous funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Program

February 17, 2012  Friday

10:00pm EDT

Coffee

10:15am - 12:30pm EDT

Morning Session
Introduction

Michele Alacevich

Assistant Professor of History and Director of Global Studies

Loyola University, Maryland

Economic Development, Theory and Practice, in South Asia in the 1950s and 1960s

George Rosen

Professor Emeritus

University of Illinois at Chicago

Networking the Three Worlds of the Cold War: Flows of International Economic Expertise and the Rise of Indian Economics

David Engerman

Professor of History

Brandeis University

The Consensus School of Development History

Daniel Immerwahr

Post-doctoral Research Scholar, Committee on Global Thought

Columbia University

Discussant

Michael Latham

Professor of History, Dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill

Fordham University

12:30pm EDT

Lunch

2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT

Afternoon Session
Cold War Anti-Poverty Programs and Economic Thought in Colombia and the US

Amy Offner

Assistant Professor of History

Columbia University

The Fracturing of Development Theory and the Rise of Human Rights in the 1970s

Bradley Simpson

Assistant Professor of History and International Studies

Princeton University

Discussant

Michele Alacevich

Assistant Professor of History and Director of Global Studies

Loyola University, Maryland

Participants
  • Speaker George Rosen Professor Emeritus University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Speaker David Engerman Professor of History Brandeis University
  • Speaker Daniel Immerwahr Post-doctoral Research Scholar, Committee on Global Thought Columbia University
  • Speaker Amy Offner Assistant Professor of History Columbia University
  • Speaker Bradley Simpson Assistant Professor of History and International Studies Princeton University
  • Discussant Michael Latham Professor of History, Dean of Fordham College at Rose Hill Fordham University
  • Discussant and Organizer Michele Alacevich Assistant Professor of History and Director of Global Studies Loyola University, Maryland