Venue: Room 1504, 1555 Century Avenue, NYU Shanghai
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Time: 17:30 - 19:00 CST
Patrick Manning is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of World History, Emeritus, at the University of Pittsburgh, where he was Director of the World History Center (2008–2015). Manning served as president of the American Historical Association, 2016–2017. Trained as a historian of Africa, he became a specialist in world history, emphasizing migration and historical datasets. He is author of The African Diaspora: A History Through Culture (Columbia University Press, 2009), Migration in World History (Routledge, 2012; second edition), and Navigating World History: Historians Create a Global Past (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003)—available in Chinese; he is co-editor of three books on world history of science. He was supported by the Institute for Global and Transnational History, Shandong University, for 2017 research on his next book, A History of Humanity: Evolution of the Human System (forthcoming 2020).
Introduction and moderation of the Q&A by Joanna Waley-Cohen, Provost and Professor of History, NYU Shanghai; Julius Silver Professor of History, NYU.
* This event is co-sponsored by Global Perspectives on Society.
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