A conference held on January 30-31, 2004, at the Clark Library
Friday, January 19th
10:00am Peter H. Reill
Session 1 Chaired by Gail Kligman, UCLA
Herman van der Wee, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
The Core-Periphery Problem during the Late Middle Ages and Early Modern Period
Robert Brenner, UCLA
What is Underdevelopment? Historical Perspectives
Session 2 Chaired by Geoffrey Symcox, UCLA
Daniel Chirot, University of Washington, Seattle
Theories and Realities: What are the Causes of Backwardness?
Eugen Weber, UCLA
At the Interface of Periphery and Center
Saturday January 31
Session 3 Chaired by Teofilo Ruiz, UCLA
Eric Hobsbawm, Birbeck College, University of London
From West European to World Science: Academic Research in the Era of Globalization, Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries
Iván T. Berend, UCLA
Globalization and Its Impact on Core-Periphery Relations
Michael Mann, UCLA
Session 4 Chaired by David Sabean, UCLA
Jürgen Kocka, Freie Universität Berlin/Wissenschaftcentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
Cores, Peripheries, and the History of Civil Society in Europe
Iván Szelényi, Yale University
The Rise and Fall of the Second Bildungsbürgertum: Making Capitalism with Capitalists
Perry Anderson, UCLA
Sponsored by the UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, The William Anderson Clark Memorial Library, UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies, UCLA Center for Social Theory and Comparative History, UCLA Department of History, Eugen Weber Chair of Modern European History at UCLA.
Arranged by Robert Brenner, UCLA; Peter H. Reill, UCLA; Balázs Szelényi, Library of Congress
Registration is free for students, $15 for UCLA Faculty and Staff, $25 for all others. Please contact the UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies for more information: (310) 206-8552.
Published: Tuesday, January 27, 2004
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