School of Historical Studies

What Is Global History? A Roundtable

February 20, 2020
Since its publication in 2016, Sebastian Conrad's What Is Global History? (Princeton University Press, 2016) has been read and debated not only by historians of modern Europe but also by historians of different parts of the world and scholars in different disciplines.

Who writes global history? How and for whom? And why now?

Bring your questions and thoughts, and join the conversation.

Sebastian Conrad
Professor of History, Free University of Berlin

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Iran at the Crossroads of Civilizations: Scholars and Lawyers Speaking about Iranian History and Cultural Heritage

Various Speakers
January 27, 2020
Like other parts of the Middle East, Iran is considered one of the cradles of civilization. With a written history that stretches over more than 7,000 years, it constitutes one of the most variegated and richest cultures of the region, if not the world. The significance of Iran's cultural heritage and history finds its expression in the twenty-four sites that are included among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with another fifty-six properties tentatively listed.