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The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce an upcoming book conference:  New Perspectives on the Political Thought of the American Revolution: A Book Panel Discussion of Luke Mayville and Steven Pincus’s Recent Treatments of the Revolution   Please join us Friday, November 4, 2016 from 3:00-5:00pm at the Yale School of Management (SOM), Room 2220, 165 Whitney Avenue, for a conversation about Luke Mayville’s recent book on John Adams and Steven Pincus’s recent book on the Declaration. There will be a wine and cheese reception More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce its 2016-2017 kickoff conference:   Modernity and Its Discontents: A Book Panel Discussion of  Steven Smith’s Recent Account of Modernity   Please join us next month, Friday, October 7, 2016 from 3:00-5:00pm at the Whitney Humanities Center, Room 208, 53 Wall Street, New Haven, CT, for a conversation following the publication of Steven Smith’s recent book on modernity and its critics. Comments will be offered by Andy Sabl (Yale), Russ Muirhead (Dartmouth), Tony Kronman (Yale Law), and Jacob More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions, in conjunction with the Jack Miller Center, seeks to appoint one Postdoctoral Associate in the History of Representative Institutions for a one-year period beginning July 1, 2016 (AY2016-17). Areas of specialization include any aspect of the theory and practice of representative government in Britain or America between the British Revolutions of the seventeenth century and the American Civil War.  The salary for the Postdoctoral Associate will be $50,000 for the year. The teaching load will consist of two courses, one per semester More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce its upcoming book panel: Machiavelli and the Modern State: A Book Panel Discussion of Alissa Ardito’s Account of Republicanism   Please mark your calendars for Friday, May 6, 2016 from 4:00-6:00pm (Luce 203), for a conversation following the publication of Alissa Ardito’s Machiavelli and the Modern State. Comments will be offered by Harvey Mansfield (Harvard), Vickie Sullivan (Tufts), Michelle Clarke (Dartmouth), and Patrick Coby (Smith).  More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions is pleased to announce an upcoming lecture by:  Margaret Newell Ohio State University “Brethren by Nature: New England Indians, Colonists, and the Origins of American Slavery”  Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 4:30PM Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS), Room 401 Professor Newell’s research and teaching interests include colonial and Revolutionary America, Native American History, economic history, material culture, and comparative colonial American/Latin American History.  Supported generously by the John Templeton Foundation and the More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to remind you of its upcoming book panel: The Slave’s Cause: A Book Panel Discussion of Manisha Sinha’s New Synthesis of Abolitionism   Please mark your calendars for Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 4:00-6:00pm, and come join us at the Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS), Room 211, 320 York Street, New Haven, for a conversation following the publication of Manisha Sinha’s The Slave’s Cause.  Comments will be offered by Eric Foner (Columbia), David Blight (Yale), John Stauffer (Harvard), and  More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce its upcoming symposium: Taking Stock of the State in Nineteenth-Century America   Please mark your calendars for Friday, April 15th, 2016 from 9:00am- 5:30pm and Saturday, April 16th, 2016, from 8:00am-1:30pm, and come join us at the Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS), Room 211, 320 York Street, New Haven.  Participants include Stephen Skowronek (Yale), Richard John (Columbia), William Novak (Michigan), Robin Einhorn (Berkeley), Elisabeth Clemens (Chicago), Brian Balogh (Virginia), Adam Sheingate (Johns More...

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