Associate Professor of History, Brown University
(June – August 2018)
History of the Role of Consuls and Consular Reform;
The Temperature of Our Time
The project is twofold, one entails continuing research for a history of the role of consuls and consular reform in transforming the international system over the course of the last two centuries. The second is tentatively titled “The Temperature of Our Time.” Out of small details measured across time and space—from owner’s manuals to packaging labels to philosophical works to private correspondence and overheard speech—the project will compile histories of the present by extracting various “vital signs” from historical and present sources.
Previous stays at the IWM:
September 2016 – June 2017, Visiting Fellow