Meeting Announcement: NERWHA Spring 2013 Symposium

In the interest of highlighting history-related professional opportunities in the New England region:

CONNECTING THE LOCAL AND THE GLOBAL: A Symposium for Researchers, Teachers, and Practitioners of World History

2 March 2013

Please join the New England Regional World History Association (NERWHA) for their spring symposium, to be held March 2, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM at Salem State University. The theme of this symposium is “Connecting the Global and the Local,” and NERWHA is delighted to work with Salem State University and Pearson Higher Education in bringing Dr. Howard Spodek, Professor of History at Temple University and author of The World’s History and Ahmedabad: Shock City of Twentieth-century India, as keynote speaker. His talk, “Global and Local: Identifying and Explicating the Connections in the Case of Ahmedabad,” offers a compelling case for the significance of global connections and world history to the local studies of cities like Ahmedabad, an urban center in Western India and the home of Gandhi’s independence movement.

8:30 – 9:00 – Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 – Welcome and Keynote by Howard Spodek
10:30 –12:00 – Roundtable: Researching and Teaching India and World History
12:00- 1:00 – Lunch Sponsored by Salem State University
1:00 – 2:30 – Concurrent Sessions (See descriptions below)
2:30 – 4:00 – Workshop: Teaching the Indies Trade: A Glocal Approach
4:00 – 4:30 – NERWHA Business Meeting and Book Prize Raffle

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