Wallerstein Immanuel

by Immanuel Wallerstein, Yale Universty, USA and former ISA President, 1994-1998 The first Congress I attended was the ISA’s third, held in 1959 in Stresa, a small town in northern Italy. I have attended thirteen of the fifteen congresses since then. In reflecting on the differences between the ISA in 1959, at the time of […]

by Immanuel Wallerstein, Yale University, USA and former President of the ISA, 1994-1998 Immanuel Wallerstein’s contributions to social science are marked by a half-century of award-winning books and articles, starting with his study of colonialism and national liberation struggles in Africa in the 1960s. From there he moved to detailed historical scholarship of the emergence […]