The fall edition of the RIAS international PhD seminar was held on 15-17 November 2017.
Its three sessions were chaired by professor Bruce Kuklick (UPenn); professor Justin Hart (Texas Tech); and RIAS Executive Director Damian Pargas (Leiden), and featured a discussion of the following papers:
Nick Batho (Edinburgh), "“Children of the Sun”: The Development of African American Children’s Books as an Educational Tool"
Jaime Caro-Morente (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), "The Industrial Workers of the World and American Socialist Political Culture"
Rivers Gambrell (Oxford), "Changing the Game: Richard Nixon and the Politicization of American Football"
Elena Sidorova (SciencesPo), "Andy Warhol’s Pop Art through the Prism of US Public Diplomacy"
Seung-mo Kang (LSE), "The US’ Decision to Exclude Korea from the Peace Treaty with Japan"
Thomas Mareite (Leiden), "Self-liberated Slaves in Territorial Louisiana and Spanish Texas, 1803-1812"
Susannah Deily-Swearingen (New Hampshire), "Rebel Rebels: Race, Resistance, and Remembrance in the “Free State of Winston”"
Christoph Nitschke (Oxford), "Jay Cooke, the Panics of 1873, and US Foreign Relations"