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Dartmouth and the World: Religion and Political Economy @1769

Scholarly conference on the life and times of Dartmouth's founding, with emphasis on the relationship between religion and political economy. Open to the public.

Friday, September 27, 2019
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Dartmouth 105
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Conferences, Dartmouth 250th

What was the state of religion and political economy around the time of the founding of Dartmouth College?The purpose of this two-day conference will be to explore questions such as these.


4 PM Dartmouth Hall 105

Welcoming Remarks: John Carey, Associate Dean for the Social Sciences

JACK A. GOLDSTONE, Hazel Professor of Public Policy and Eminent Scholar, George Mason University, “1769 and the Rise of the Machines: Mechanical, Scientific, and Political” 

IVY SCHWEITZER, Professor of English, Dartmouth College, “The Occom Circle Project: A Major Resource for Studying the Founding of Dartmouth College”

STEVEN PINCUS (’84), Thomas E. Donnelly Professor, Dept of History, Univ. of Chicago, “The Imperial State and the Founding of Dartmouth College: Radical Politics and Radical Religion in the 1760s”

The event is sponsored by the Political Economy Project and the College Sestercentennial Committee, and is free and open to the public.


For more information, contact:
Henry Clark

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.