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Center for World History
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Research in World History

As a part of a collective effort at imagining the development of world history as a research field, the Center for World History sponsors occasional lectures and conferences. The Center also supports the activities of the University of California, Santa Cruz History Graduate Research Cluster on "Colonialism, Race and Trans-National Movements." For a list of previous activities, see Research Activities.

 

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for Teachers

Production And Consumption In World History, 1450-1914
Director: Edmund Burke III
Dates: June 27-July 22, 2011
Location: University of California, Santa Cruz
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Conferences of the “World History Workshop” a UC
Multi-Campus Research Group 

In conjunction with the all-UC Multi-Campus Research group, “The World History Workshop,” the UCSC Center for World History supports the regular conferences of the MRG. See “News and Events,“ and http://ucworldhistory.ucr.edu/

 

World History Teaching

The Center for World History supports the teaching of world history at the University of California, Santa Cruz at all instructional levels (lower division, upper division and graduate). It also sponsors occasional pedagogical forums on World History Teaching.

     
   

World History Teaching Resources

The Center for World History develops curriculum materials for teachers of world history at secondary schools and colleges. Three projects are currently under development: a new globalized approach to U.S. history, “The United States and the World;” an innovative linking of individual lives and world history, “Social Biography and World History” and “Commodities and World History



News and Events

 


The California World History Association annual conference will be held in San Francisco Nov. 13-16, 2008 [More]

The UC World History MRG winter conference, Tasting Histories: Food and Drink Cultures through the Ages, will be held at UC Davis on February 28-March 1, 2009. [More]

The UC World History MRG Spring conference will be held at UC Irvine. More information soon.

The 2009 World History Association Annual Conference Merchants and Missionaries: Trade and Religion in World History will be held in Salem MA on June 25-28, 2009 [More]

The UCSC History Department presents lectures over the course of the academic year of interest to world historians http://history.ucsc.edu/

 


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