May 2015 News

The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions in conjunction with the Jack Miller Center seek to appoint a Post-doctoral Associate for a period of one year, commencing July 1, 2015.  Preference will be given to candidates working on aspects of the political and theoretical foundations of representative government in the Atlantic world from 1650-1850. The Post-doctoral associate will be expected to teach one course per term, to participate in an annual summer institute, to assist in the organization of conferences, speaker series, and symposia, and to produce a final synthetic More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions would like to announce its upcoming conference: Grassroots Modernities: Nature, Agriculture, and Improvement in the Atlantic World Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Luce Hall, Room 202 34 Hillhouse Avenue Schedule 8:30-9:00 Welcome  9:10-10:50 Agriculture, Knowledge and the State A ‘Country richly calculated’: How Britain Mapped the Agricultural Potential of American Land, ca. 1754-1791, S. Max Edelson, University of Virginia Seed Sharing in the US Patent Office, 1836-1861, Courtney Fullilove, Wesleyan University How and Why More...