Debates en Ciencias Sociales I

Profesor: Josep Simon

Semestre: 2014-I

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Lecturas

 

6 de Febrero

1. Introducción

 

 

13 de Febrero

2. Problematización global

 

Lecturas:

Cohen, D. and O'Connor, M. (2004). "Introduction: Comparative History, Cross-National History, Transnational History - Definitions". En: Cohen, D. & O'Connor, M., eds. Comparison and History: Europe in Cross-National Perspective. New York and London: Routledge, pp. ix-xxiv.

O'Brien, P. (2006). "Historiographical traditions and modern imperatives for the restoration of global history". Journal of Global History 1 (1): 3-39.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Mignolo, W. D. (2000). "On Gnosis and the Imaginary of the Modern/Colonial World System". En: Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges and Border Thinking. Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 41-79.

Geyer, M. and Bright, C. (1995). "World History in a Global Age". American Historical Review 100 (4): 1034-60.

 

 

20 de febrero

3. Naturaleza

 

Lecturas:

Glacken, C. J. (1967). Traces on the Rodian Shore. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. [extractos de prefacio]

Semple, E. C. (1911). Influences of geographic environment on the basis of Ratzel's system of anthropogeographie. New York: Henry Holt. [extractos de prefacio y cap. 1]

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Arnold, D. (2000). "La frontera ecológica". En: La naturaleza como problema histórico: El medio, la cultura y la expansión de Europa. México D.F.: Fondo de Cultura Económica, pp. 94-111.

Quintero, C. (2013). "Introduction: Birds and a Place for Nature in United States-Colombia Relations". En: Birds of Empire, Birds of Nation. A History of Science, Economy, and Conservation in United States-Colombia Relations. Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes, pp. 1-11.

 

 

27 de febrero

4. Geografías

 

Lecturas:

Mackinder, H. J. (1904). "The Geographical Pivot of History". The Geographical Journal XXIII (4): 421-44.

Harley, J. B. (1989). "Deconstructing the Map". Cartographica 26 (2): 1-20.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Arnold, D. (2000). "La invención de la tropicalidad". En: La naturaleza como problema histórico: El medio, la cultura y la expansión de Europa. México D.F.: Fondo de Cultura Económica, pp. 130-53.

Mignolo, W. D. (2007). ""América Latina" y el primer reordenamiento del mundo". En: La idea de América Latina : la herida colonial y la opción decolonial. Barcelona: Gedisa, pp. 75-116.

 

 

6 de marzo

5. República de Letras

 

Lecturas:

Withers, C. W. J. (2007). "Introduction: The Enlightenment - Questions of Geography". En: Placing the Enlightenment: Thinking Geographically about the Age of Reason. Chicago and London: Chicago University Press, pp. 1-21.

Carey, D. and Festa, L. (2009). "Introduction: Some Answers to the Question: "What is Postcolonial Enlightenment"". En: Postcolonial Enlightenment: Eighteenth-century Colonialisms and Postcolonial Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-33.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Porter, R. (1981). "The Enlightenment in England". En: Porter, R. & Teich, M., eds. The Enlightenment in National Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-18.

Teich, M. (1981). "Bohemia: From Darkness into Light". En: Porter, R. & Teich, M., eds. The Enlightenment in National Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 141-63.

 

 

13 de marzo

6. Nación

 

Lecturas:

Hobsbwam, E. (1990). "La nación como novedad: de la revolución al liberalismo". En: Naciones y nacionalismo desde 1780. Barcelona: Crítica, pp. 23-53.

Pyenson, L. (2002). "An End to National Science: Extension of Local Knowledge". History of Science (40): 251-90.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Withers, C. W. J. (2007). "The Enlightenment in National Context". En: Placing the Enlightenment: Thinking Geographically about the Age of Reason. Chicago and London: Chicago University Press, pp. 25-41.

Merz, J. T. (1896-1914). A History of European Scientific Thought in the Nineteenth Century. Edinburgh and London: Blackwood and Sons. [Vol. I, extractos, pp. 1-27]

 

 

20 de marzo

7. Comparación

 

Lecturas:

Bloch, M. (1928). "Pour une histoire comparée des sociétés européennes". Revue de synthèse historique 46 (136-138): 15-50.

trad. esp.

Baldwin, P. (2004). "Comparing and Generalizing: Why all History is Comparative, yet no History is Sociology". En: Cohen, D. & O'Connor, M., eds. Comparison and History: Europe in Cross-National Perspective. New York and London: Routledge, pp. 1-22.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Haupt, H.-G. & Kocka, J. (2004). "Comparative History: Methods, Aims, Problems". En: Cohen, D. and O'Connor, M., eds. Comparison and History: Europe in Cross-National Perspective. New York and London: Routledge, pp. 23-39.

Murilo de Carvalho, J. (1982). "Political Elites and State Building: The Case of Nineteenth-Century Brazil". Comparative Studies in Society and History 24 (3): 378-99.

 

 

27 de marzo

8. Imperialismo

 

Lecturas:

Adas, M. (1989). Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology and Ideologies of Western Dominance. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. [Cap. 4]

Burton, A. (1997). "Who Needs the Nation? Interrogating ‘British’ History". Journal of Historical Sociology 10 (3): 227-49.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Arnold, D. (2000). "El cruce de las fronteras biológicas". En: La Naturaleza como problema histórico: El medio, la cultura y la expansión de Europa. México D.F.: Fondo de Cultura Económica, pp. 73-93.

Suman, S. (2009). "Putting knowledge in its place: science, colonialism, and the postcolonial". Postcolonial Studies 12: 373-88.

 

 

3 de abril

9. Atlántico

 

Lecturas:

Elliott, J. H. (2006). "Introduction: Worlds Overseas". En: Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America 1492-1830. New Haven: Yale University Press, pp. xiii-xx.

trad. esp.

Bailyn, B. (2005). "The Idea of Atlantic History". En: Atlantic History: Concepts and Contours. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. 1-56.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Canny, N. (2009). "Atlantic History and Global History". En: Greene, J. P. & Morgan, P. D., eds. Atlantic History: A Critical Appraisal. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 317-36.

Morgan, P. D. and Greene, J. P. (2009). "Introduction: The Present State of Atlantic History". En: Greene, J. P. & Morgan, P. D., eds. Atlantic History: A Critical Appraisal. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 3-33.

 

 

10 de abril

10. Macro-comparaciones

 

Lecturas:

Green, N. L. (2004). "Forms of Comparison". En: Cohen, D. & O'Connor, M., eds. Comparison and History: Europe in Cross-National Perspective. New York and London: Routledge, pp. 41-56.

Tilly, C. (1984). Big Structures, Large Processes, Huge Comparisons. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. [Caps. 2 & 3, pp. 15-62]

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Adas, M. (2012). "Comparative History and the Challenge of the Grand Narrative". En: Northrup, D., ed. A Companion to World History. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, Cap. 15.

Skocpol, T. and Somers, M. (1980). "The Uses of Comparative History in Macrosocial Inquiry". Comparative Studies in Society and History 22 (2): 174-97.

 

 

24 de abril

11. ENSAYO (Ensayo 1)

Pregunta: Ventajas e inconvenientes de la "nación" como unidad de análisis. Discute y ejemplifica.

Longitud máxima: 5000 palabras.

 

1 de mayo

12. Internacionalismo

 

Lecturas:

Somsen, G. J. (2008). "A History of Universalism: Conceptions of the Internationality of Science from the Enlightenment to the Cold War". Minerva 46 (3): 361-79.

Crawford, E. (1992). "First the nation: national and international science, 1880-1914". En: Nationalism and Internationalism in Science, 1880-1939. Four Studies of the Nobel Population. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 28-46.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Rupp, L. J. (1994). "Constructing Internationalism: The Case of Transnational Women's Organizations, 1888-1945". The American Historical Review 99 (5): 1571-600.

Fuchs, E. (2004). "Educational sciences, morality and politics: international educational congresses in the early twentieth century". Paedagogica Historica 40 (5-6): 757-84.

 

 

8 de mayo

13. Relaciones internacionales

 Nota: en esta sesión, lectura y discusión del texto de Graham y el de Somsen (véase sesión anterior:12.)

Lecturas:

Graham, S. E. (2006). "The (Real)politiks of Culture: U.S. Cultural Diplomacy in Unesco, 1946–1954". Diplomatic History 30 (2): 231-51.

Miller, C. A. (2006). ""An Effective Instrument of Peace": Scientific Cooperation as an Instrument of U.S. Foreign Policy, 1938-1950". Osiris 21 (1): 133-60.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Cramer, G. & Prutsch, U. (2012). "Nelson A. Rockefeller’s Office of Inter-American Affairs and the Quest for Pan-American Unity: An Introductory Essay". En: ¡Américas Unidas! Nelson A. Rockefeller´s Office of Inter-American Affairs (1940-46). Madrid & Frankfurt: Verhuert, pp. 15-51.

Weindling, P. (1995). "Introduction: constructing international health between the wars". En International Health Organisations and Movements, 1918–1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-16.

 

 

15 de mayo

14. Global

 

Lecturas:

Armitage, D. (2004). "Is there a Pre-History of Globalization?". En: Cohen, D. & O'Connor, M., eds. Comparison and History: Europe in Cross-National Perspective. New York and London: Routledge, pp. 165-76.

Sachsenmaier, D. (2011). "Movements and patterns: environments of global history". En: Global Perspectives on Global History. Theories and Approaches in a Connected World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 11-58.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Brown, T. M.; Cueto, M. & Fee, E. (2006). "La Organización Mundial de la Salud y la transición de la Salud Internacional" a la "Salud Global"". En: Cueto, M. & Zamora, V., eds. Historia, Salud y Globalización. Lima: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia-Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, pp. 69-102.

Bayly, C. A.; Beckert, S.; Connelly, M.; Hofmeyr, I.; Kozol, W. & See, P. (2006). "AHR Conversation: On Transnational History". The American Historical Review 111 (5): 1441-64.

 

 

22 de mayo

15. Transnacional

 

Lecturas:

Duara, P. (2002). "Transnationalism and the Challenge to National Histories". En: Bender, T., ed. Rethinking American History in a Global Age. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, pp. 25-46.

Sassen, S. (2010). "The global inside the national: A research agenda for sociology". sociopedia.isa,1-10.

 

 

Lecturas suplementarias:

Krige, J. (2012). "Hybrid knowledge: the transnational coproduction of the gas centrifuge for uranium enrichment in the 1960s". British Journal for the History of Science 45 (3): 337-57.

Withers, C. W. J. (2007). "Above and Beyond the Nation: Cosmopolitan Networks". En: Placing the Enlightenment: Thinking Geographically about the Age of Reason. Chicago and London: Chicago University Press, pp. 42-61.

 

 

29 de mayo

16. TRABAJO FINAL (Ensayo 2)

 

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