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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).  Link to full article
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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 Link to full article
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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  Link to full article
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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 Link to full article
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The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions was pleased to welcome:  Sophus Reinert Harvard Business School “The Way to Wealth Around the World: Benjamin Franklin and the Globalization of American Capitalism”    Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 4:00PM   Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS), Room 401    Professor Reinert spoke about the surprising reach of Benjamin Franklin’s classic self-help book and its role in configuring global capitalism. He is the author of the pathbreaking and multiple award-winning monograph, Translating Empire: Emulation and the Origins of Political Economy Link to full article
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce its upcoming lecture:  War and the Fabric of Israeli Democracy   Ran Halévi Director of Research at the CNRS and Professor at the Raymond Aron Center for Political Studies   Thursday, October 29th at 4:00pm Whitney Humanities Center 208   Co-Sponsored by the Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism (YPSA) and the Whitney Humanities Center.    For inquiries related to the lecture, please contact the YCRI director Steven Smith (steven.smith Link to full article
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce its upcoming lecture:  The Currency of Cooperation: Charles Macune and the Social Meaning of Money in the Farmers’ Alliance   Jeffrey Sklansky University of Illinois-Chicago   Thursday, October 15th at 4:30pm HGS 401   For inquiries related to the lecture, please contact the organizer, Ariel Ron (ariel.ron@yale.edu).  Link to full article