Department of History

Jame C. Scott, Yale University

Workshop for Students and Faculty Hosted by Professor Scott

Event Description

Faculty and graduate students are invited to join this year’s E.P. Thompson Memorial Speaker, James C. Scott, for a lunchtime discussion on doing world history from below. Scott is the author of Weapons of the Weak (1985), Domination and the Arts of
(1990), Seeing Like A State (1997), The Art of Not Being Governed (2009), Two Cheers for Anarchism (2013), and Against the Grain (2017).

Please email Niklas Frykman ( by Monday, April 15, 12:00 noon to RSVP for lunch and to receive two short texts that will serve as the basis for discussion.


Wednesday, April 17, 2019


11:00am to 12:30pm

Location and Address

History Department Lounge
3703 Posvar Hall
University of Pittsburgh

Event Series