October 30, 2015 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m. –“Archipelago Capitalism: The Other International Political Economy, 1920s-1980s”, VANESSA OGLE, Julie and Martin Franklin Assistant Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania Commentator: Philip B. Scranton, Professor of History Emeritus, Rutgers University-Camden

December 4, 2015 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m. – “English Sailors in the World: Cultural Contact, Performance, and Identity in the Early Seventeenth Century”, ELEANOR HUBBARD, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University 
Commentator: Naomi Taback, Assistant Professor of History, Temple University

If you are planning to attend a session, please email Professor Nick Kapur (nick.kapur@rutgers.edu) at least one week in advance. Unless otherwise noted, the Lees Seminar is held in the first floor seminar room of 429 Cooper Street.