Global Capitalisms and Commodities

Global Capitalisms and Commodities, Part 1 (2:00pm - 3:30pm)

Contact: Donica Belisle,

Chair: Laurent Beduneau-Wang, Africa Business School (ABS), University Mohammed VI Polytechnic 
Discussant: The Audience 

M. Stephen Salmon, Canadian Business History Association, "“Buffalo is also a strategic point”: The Imperial Economic Conference of 1932 and the Canadian Great Lakes Grain Trade" 
Kashia Arnold, University of California, Santa Barbara, "Who Depends on the Global Economy?: Silk, Power, and Nationalist Narratives in the Global Pacific" 
Rob Konkel, Yale University "How to Build a Bloc: Strategic Minerals and Interwar Quests for Autonomy and Autarky" 


Global Capitalisms and Commodities, Part 2 (4:00pm - 5:30pm)

Chair: Rob Konkel, Princeton University 
Discussant: The Audience 

Donica Belisle, University of Regina, "Imperial Capitalism in the Pacific: Canadian Sugar’s 1922 Departure From Fiji" 
Siddharth Sridhar, University of Toronto, "“The Most Modern Way”: Reinventing Malayan Rubber during the Great Depression" 
Laurent Beduneau-Wang, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University , "The Development of the Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP) and the Globalization of the Phosphate Industry (1921-1956)"