The University of California

World History Workshop

The Twentieth Century

as World History

May 12 & 13, 2001

University of California, Santa Cruz

Stevenson College

Fireside Lounge

Call for papers with introductory statement

Saturday, May 12, 2001

8:30 Light Breakfast

9:15 Welcome: Terry Burke (History, UCSC)

9:30 Panel 1: The Twentieth Century: Conceptions

Chair: Ray Kea (History, UC Riverside)

Ken Pomeranz (History, UCI)
The Twentieth Century War Against the Peasants

Daniel Brower (History, UC Davis)
'The World Turned Upside Down': For and Against  Eric Hobsbawm's Twentieth Century

David Christian (History, SDSU)
The Twentieth Century in the Perspective of Big History

12:15 Lunch Deli Buffet

1:15  Panel 2: The Twentieth Century: Cases

Jose Moya (History, UCLA)
May-Day Demonstrations in the Atlantic World: New York, London, Paris, Barcelona, and Buenos Aires, 1890-1910

Ralph Croizier (History, University of Victoria)
The Rise and Fall of the New Art: Modernism and the Twentieth Century

Thomas Burr, (Sociology, UC Davis)
"The Global Bicycle Boom of the 1890s"

3:15 Break

3:30 Panel 3: Regions and World History: Mediterraneans

Chair: Sharon Kinoshita (Literature, UCSC)

Terry Burke, (History, UCSC)
"Struggles Around the Liberal project in the Mediterranean"

Bin Wong (History, UCI)
"Regions in World History"

Enrique Sanabria (History, UCSD)
"A Troubled Agreement: University Challenges to the Church/State modus vivendi in Restoration Spain"

7:00  Reception and Dinner
  Cowell College Provost House

Sunday, May 13, 2001

8:30 Light Breakfast

9:15 Panel 4: The Environment and World History

Chair: Mark Cioc (History, UCSC)

Ravi Rajan (Environmental History, UCSC)
"The Origins of Colonial Forest Conservancy: Widening the Debate."

Doug Haynes (History, UCI)
'Still the Heart of Darkness: the Ebola Virus and the Metanarrative of Disease in the Hot Zone'

Matt Osborne (History, UCSC)
"Rivers, Canals and Cloughs: Waterways and Local Identity in the Deindustrialized Lancashire Uplands"

11:00 Business Meeting

12:00 End of Meeting