Meet the author and discussion of: Samuel Moyn, “On the
Non‐Globalization of Ideas”, in: Samuel Moyn and Andrew
Sartori, eds., Global Intellectual History, New York (Columbia
University Press) 2013, 187‐204.*
Samuel Moyn is professor of law and history at Harvard University. He earned a doctorate in modern European history from the University of California-Berkeley in 2000 and a law degree from Harvard Law School in 2001. He returned to HLS after thirteen years in the Columbia University history department, where he was most recently James Bryce Professor of European Legal History. He has written several books in his fields of European intellectual history and human rights history, including The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (Harvard University Press, 2010), and edited or coedited several others. His areas of interest in legal scholarship include international law, human rights, the law of war, and legal thought, in both historical and current perspective. He is editor of the interdisciplinary journal Humanity and holds editorial positions at several other publications.
* Pre‐circulated paper; please write to globalhistory@fu‐berlin.de for a copy. In this
seminar session there will be no formal presentation, and we will immediately start the
discussion of the text.
Zeit & Ort
16.06.2015 | 18:00 c.t. - 20:00
Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Koserstr. 20, 14195 Berlin, room A 320