London

 

Sites of Invention

Latin America and the Global History of Historical and Anthropological Knowledge

June 9-10, 2017

Programme

 

Mark Thurner (University of London)

‘Sites of Invention and the LAGLOBAL Project.’

Serge Gruzinski (EHESS/CNRS/Princeton University)

‘When King Joash met tlatoani Acamapichtli:  Writing History in the New World, 16th century’

 

WRITING NEW HISTORIES OF OLD KNOWLEDGES

Chair: Linda Newson (University of London)

Andrew Laird (Brown University/University of Warwick)

‘The Indigenous Past and the World Stage in Colonial Mexico.’

Mark Thurner (University of London)

‘Peru as Locus Historiae: On the Indian Genealogies of Historiography and Anthropology.’

Peter Burke (Cambridge University)

‘How the History of Knowledge in Brazil might be Written.’

Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (University of Texas)

‘Creole Erudition: The Cutting Edge of Catholic Knowledge.’

Discussant: Rebecca Earle (University of Warwick)

 

MAPPING MODERN HISTORIOGRAPHIES

Chair: Lina del Castillo (University of Texas) 

Guillermo Zermeño (COLMEX)

¿Cómo escribir una historia mínima de la historiografía en México?

[How to Write a Concise History of Mexican Historiography?]

Leóncio López-Ocón (IH-CSIC)

De los historiadores humboldtianos a los americanistas positivistas’.

[From the Humboldtean Historians to the Americanist Positivists.]

Catriona McAllister (Brunel University)

‘Imagining Patria: History and the Public Sphere in Argentina.’

Elías Palti (University of Buenos Aires/CONICET)

‘The New Political and Conceptual History of the Republic.’

Discussant: Mark Thurner (University of London)

 

MAPPING CONTEMPORARY ANTHROPOLOGIES

Chair: Carlos Espinosa (FLACSO)

Julia Rodriguez (University of New Hampshire)

‘Skull Hunters on the Pampas: Uncanny Encounters in Argentina’s Conquest of the Desert.’

Karin Rosemblatt (University of Maryland)

‘Mexican Anthropology and Inter-American Knowledge.’

Mercedes Prieto (FLACSO)

‘Fragments of a Global Discourse: Memories of the Andean Indigenista Programme.’

Cristina Soriano (Villanova University)

‘Slavery and Subaltern Studies in the Work of Miguel Acosta Saignes.’

Discussant: Tristan Platt (University of St Andrews)

Serge Gruzinski giving keynote address at Sites of Invention. June 9, 2016