The Disciplines Series: The Idea of Development

Development and Empire

Wednesday, March 21, 2012  4:00pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room


This event is free and open to the public.

No tickets or registration necessary.

Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

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Committee on Global Thought

This panel discussion will explore the hegemonic implications resulting from the rise of international development initiatives.  Featured speakers include Frederick Cooper, Professor of History at New York University, David Engerman, Professor of History at Brandeis University, and Julian Go, Associate Professor of Sociology at Boston University, and Odd Arne Westad, Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Mark Mazower, Ira D. Wallach Professor of World Order Studies at Columbia University, will chair.

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


  • Featured Panelists

    Frederick Cooper


    New York University

  • David Engerman

    Professor of History

    Brandeis University

  • Julian Go

    Associate Professor

    Boston University

  • Odd Arne Westad

    Professor of International History, Director of LSE IDEAS

    London School of Economics

  • Chair

    Mark Mazower


    Heyman Center for the Humanities
    Columbia University


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