IHS Workshop: “Local Bureaucracy, Universal Power: The Political Construction of Scale in Revolutionary Paris, 1789-1815”
Mon, March 7, 2011 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM • GAR 4.100
Institute for Historical Studies (IHS) presents a workshop by Dr. Stephen Sawyer (Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2008), assistant professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at the American University of Paris, titled “Local Bureaucracy, Universal Power: The Political Construction of Scale in Revolutionary Paris, 1789-1815”.
Sawyer specializes in urban political history with an emphasis on the role of cities in territorial and state construction in the Atlantic world. He has published in Annales. Histoire et Sciences Sociales, as well as chapters in several books. He is currently preparing a book manuscript for publication on the history of the Paris Municipality from 1789-1880.