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The Hungry World: The War on Poverty in Asia during the Cold War

Past Series, The Disciplines Series, The Disciplines Series: The Idea of Development

dateJanuary 26, 2012 timeThursday, 6:15pm EST location The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated
  • Photo ID required for entry
B&W image of two people and a yak walking up steep incline

Nick Cullather, Associate Professor of History at Indiana University, Bloomington and author, most recently, of The Hungry World: America’s Cold War Battle Against Poverty in Asia (Harvard, 2010), will kick off the Heyman Center's Spring schedule. Anders Stephanson, Andrew and Virginia Rudd Family Foundation Professor of History at Columbia University, will serve as discussant and Michele Alacevich, Associate Research Scholar at the Heyman Center for the Humanities, will chair.

This talk is made possible by generous funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

  • Featured Speaker Nick Cullather Professor, Department of History University of Indiana, Bloomington
  • Discussant Anders Stephanson Andrew and Virginia Rudd Family Foundation Professor of History Columbia University
  • Chair Michele Alacevich Assistant Professor of History and Director of Global Studies Loyola University, Maryland