Final Program



"Global Social Movements in World Historical Perspective."


A Conference of the

World History Workshop

A UC Multi-Campus Research Group


University of California, Santa Cruz


April 26-27, 2003


Stevenson Fireside Lounge

Stevenson College

University of California, Santa Cruz




Saturday, April 26


8:30-9:00         Light Breakfast


I.              Religion and Social Movements

9:00 ­ 10:30 a.m.


John R. Hall, ³Religious Social Movements and Violence: Trans-societal Processes in Comparative Perspective²


David Lindenfeld, ³Indigenous Responses to Christian Missionaries in China and West Africa, 1800-1920: A Comparative Study²


Paul Lubeck and Ronnie Lipschutz, ³Islam and Globalization²


Comment: Terry Burke (History, UCSC)



II.            Teaching Indigeneity & Empire, Proposals and Problems

10: 45 a.m. ­ 12:45 p.m.


Owen Jones (History, UCR), ³Colonial Latin America²


Tim Watson (History, UCR), ³Late Roman Empire, 300-600 C.E.²


Karen Wilson (History, UCR), ³The African Diaspora²


Ian Chambers (History, UCR), ³Native American History²


Comment: Sasha Haugh (History, UCSC)



LUNCH BREAK                                                                              12:45-2:00 p.m.


III.         Global Social Movements: Anarchism

2:00 ­ 4:00 p.m.


Jaime Becker (Sociology, UCD)     ³Globalization and Anarchism in the Mexican Revolution²


Alex Day (History, UCSC), ³The Global Circulation of Struggle in China at the Beginning and End of the Twentieth Century²


Enrique Sanabria (History, University of New Mexico), ³Republican messages/Anarchist Understandings²


Comment: Arturo Giraldez (Economics and History, University of the Pacific)

Saturday, April 26th



IV.          Modernity¹s Histories: South Africa, Russia, the U.S.

4:15 -5:45 p.m.


Robert M. Johnson (History, UCSB)         "Globalizing Cultural Pluralism: The Progressive Encounter with Alternative Nationalisms in the 1920s."


David Anthony (History, UCSC) ³Towards a History of 'Black Work' in the South African Y.M.C.A²


Laura J. Mitchell (History, UCI), ³On the Land: Family and Property in VOC-Era South Africa²


Nigel Raab (History) ³American and Imperial Russian Volunteer Fire Departments in a Cross-Cultural Perspective²


Comment: Ray Kea (History, UCR)



DINNER: 6:00




Sunday, April 27, 2003


8:30- 9:00 Light Breakfast



V. Early Modern Religion and Social Movements

            9:00 ­ 10:30 am.


Gang Zhou (History, UCD), "The Chinese Renaissance: A Transcultural Reading"


Ben Marschke (History, UCLA) ²German Pietism in Early Modern World History, late 17th/ early 18th century²


Luke Clossey (History, UCB) ³The Early-Modern Jesuit Missions as a Global Movement²


Comment: Randy Head (History, UCR)


11:00 ­ 12:00 noon    BUSINESS MEETING