The Disciplines Series: The Idea of Development

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

Thursday, January 26, 2012  6:15pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room


Free and open to the public

No registration required

First come, first seated

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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


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