|Algeria, History and Historiography: 1962-2012|
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 6-8 p.m.
A roundtable marking the 50-year anniversary of Algerian independence
Moderated by Madeleine Dobie, Associate Professor of French, Columbia
As Algeria celebrates its 50th year of independence from France, leading scholars discuss the writing of Algerian history. Panelists consider major currents and debates, new historiographic perspectives and the practice of writing history across geopolitical and linguistic borders.
Daho Djerbal, Professor of Modern History, University of Algiers-Bouzareah, Algeria, and editor of Naqd, Revue détudes et de critique sociale
Patricia Lorcin, Professor of History, University of Minnesota Todd Shepard, Associate Professor of History and Co-Director, Program for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Johns Hopkins University
Emmanuelle Saada, Associate Professor of French and History, Columbia
Noureddine Amara, Alliance Doctoral Mobility Fellow, Université de Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne
Co-sponsored by the Columbia Maison Française, Alliance Program and the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies (MESAAS)