Present and Future events:
On 20 September 2020 the documentary Paris, Capitale du tiers-monde directed by Juliette Senik aired on France 5. The documentary is based on Michael Goebel’s book Paris, capitale du tiers monde: comment est née la révolution anticoloniale [Paris: La Découverte, 2017]. More can be read about the viewing here.
May 2020 Michael Goebel contributed to the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy’s commentary series that looks at democratic experiences in the age of pandemics. The contribution is titled “Pandemic and political geographies.” The contribution can be found here.
November 7, 2019 Michael Goebel presented a paper titled “International Movements, the Law, and Anticolonialism: Expert Activists against Empire in Interwar Paris” at the “The Emergence of a ‘Science of the International’ in Interwar Europe: Its Origin, Development and Legacy for Contemporary Social Science” conference. The full conference program can be found here.
October 10, 2019 Michael Goebel discussed the documentary Paris, Capitale du tiers-monde de Juliette SENIK at the airing at Cinéma Les Lobis, Cycle Cinéma. More can be read about the film and discussion here.
Published in September of 2019, Michael Goebel wrote a review of Colonial Suspects: Suspicion, Imperial Rule, and Colonial Society in Interwar French West Africa, by Kathleen Keller. The review can be read here.
Published in July of 2019, Michael Goebel wrote a review of Global History, Globally, eds. Sven Beckert and Dominic Sachsenmaier. The review can be read here.
At the end of July 2019 Michael Goebel participated in a conference at LSE titled “Global Social History: Class and Social Transformation in World History.” He spoke on “Density and Differentiation: Cities in Global Social History.” The program of the event can be found here.
In the middle of July 2019 Michael Goebel participated in a conference at University of Leicester titled “The Pursuit of Global Urban History: A Dialogue Between Two Fields.” He spoke on “Urban Patchworks: Ethnic Segregation in the Global South’s Port Cities During the Age of Steam.” The program of the event can be found here.
In June 2019 Michael Goebel gave a talk at University of Lisbon titled “Historians and the City: The Prospects and Pitfalls of a Global Urban History.”
Michael Goebel published an article in the Journal of Modern History, entitled “Spokesmen, Spies, and Spouses: Anticolonialism, Surveillance, and Intimacy in Interwar France.” The article can be found here.
Michael Goebel published an article (in Spanish) about Latin American students in interwar Paris, who later became leading proponents of the Third World idea. The introduction and table of contents of the edited volume (ed. Martín Bergel), in which the article appeared, can be found here.
Tuesday 26 March 2019 Professor Goebel gave a lunch lecture at the Graduate Institute titled: Is Nationalism Contagious? Please read his interview here.
Tuesday 26 February 2019 Professor Goebel gave the opening spring lecture to The International History Forum at the Graduate Institute titled: After Empire: Technology, Nation-States, and Imperial Breakup