Agency: History Lab Annual Conference 2012

Who makes history? What is the role of the individual, and how much influence can they have? While historians have long debated the meaning and implication of agency, events such as the Arab Spring, in which traditional structures are overturned by collective and individual action, gives the notion of agency fresh urgency.

The study of agency, traditionally understood as the ability of the individual to act independently of political, social and cultural structures, has been ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
IHR History Lab, University of London
Event Name: 
History Lab 2012
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 to Thursday, June 14, 2012
Event Location: 
Institute of Historical Research, London, UK
Abstract due date: 
Monday, February 27, 2012
Categories: 
Graduate Conference
American
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
French
British
German
Gender & Sexuality
African-American
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