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On June 2-3, 2007, a conference of the UC World History MRG meeting jointly with the “Late Antiquities” Multi-Campus Researc hGroup was held at UCLA. The theme of the conference was “The End of the Ancient World.” It was organized by Charles Hedrick (UCSC and Michele Salzman (UC Riverside).

On April 21-22, 2007 a conference of the UC World History M.R.G. was held at UC Davis. The theme of the conference was “Sexualities In World History.” The conference was organized by Beverley Bossler (UC Davis).

In Fall 2006, a joint conference of the UC World History MRG and the all-UC Group in Economic History on November 3-5. The theme of the conference was “Middlemen and Networks: Economic, Social, and Cultural Foundations of the Global Economy.” The conference was held in honor of David Ringrose. (History, UC San Diego).

The Spring 2006 conference of the all-UC World History M.R.G. took place at UC Riverside on May 20-21, 2006. The theme of the conference was “Ancient History and World History.” It was organized by Michele Salzman (UC Riverside) and Ron Mellor (UCLA).

The winter 2006 conference of the UC World History MRG was held at UC Irvine on February 18-19. The theme of the conference was "Gender and World History." It was organized by Laura Mitchell (UC Irvine).

On February 26-27, 2005 the Center for World History hosted the Winter 2005 conference of the all-UC Multi-campus Research Group. The theme of the conference was "World Wars in the Twentieth Century: Politics, History, Memory." The conference was organized by Terry Burke (UCSC).

The World History Workshop spring 2004 conference was held at University of California, Davis on May 28-30, 2004. The conference theme was “Bondage, Subjugation and the New Slavery in Comparative World Perspective.” It was organized by Benjamin Lawrence (UC Davis).

In Fall 2003 the World History MRG conference was held at UCLA on December 6-7. The theme of the conference was “Countercurrents in World History.”

Finally the CWH also sponsored a graduate reading group on “How the Mediterranean Became Modern” in Spring 2005, which attracted three graduate students. In addition to weekly meetings, the group prepared prepared a basic bibliography on the comparative economic history of the Mediterranean since 1750.

 

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