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“Commercial Networks: Connections, Conversations, Conflicts” conference (CCHS)

When: Friday, June 2, 2023
All day  

Where: Harris Hall, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Elzbieta Foeller-Pituch   (847) 467-0885

Group: Center for Historical Studies

Category: Academic


CCHS all-day graduate conference on

“COMMERCIAL NETWORKS: Connections, Conversations, Conflicts”—convened by T.H. Breen Graduate Fellow Claire Arnold

The keynote speaker will be Professor Sarah PEARSALL (Johns Hopkins U), author of the award-winning Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century (2008) and Polygamy: An Early American History (2019).She will speak on “Networks and Nations in the Eighteenth Century.” 

Our external commentator will be Professor Peter THILLY (U of Mississippi), a historian of China and the opium trade.



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