Professor Glenda Sluga (EUI/Sydney) ‘Women in International Thought, A Love Story’
Glenda Sluga is Professor of International History and Capitalism at the EUI/and ARC Laureate Professor at the University of Sydney. In 2020, she was awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant, overseeing a five-year research program on ‘Twentieth Century International Economic Thinking and the complex history of globalization.’ She is the author most recently of Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism (2013), Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500 (with C. James, 2015), Internationalisms: A 20th century history (with P. Clavin, 2017), and The Invention of International Order: Remaking Europe after Napoleon (2021).
Professor Barbara Savage (Pennsylvania) ‘Merze Tate’s Anti-Racist Geopolitics’
Barbara D. Savage is Geraldine R. Segal Professor Emerita of American Social Thought in the Department of Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania where she taught twentieth century African American history from 1995-2020. Her intellectual biography of Professor Merze Tate, an African American woman scholar of diplomatic history and international relations at Howard University from 1942 to 1977, is expected in 2023. She is the author of two other books: Your Spirits Walk Beside Us: The Politics of Black Religion (2009) and Broadcasting Freedom: The Politics of Radio, War, and War, 1938-1948 (1999). Her co-edited works are: Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women (2015) and Women and Religion in the African Diaspora (2004). She was Vyvyan Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford in 2018-2019.