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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

IHS Workshop: "Rethinking the Political Use of Trauma, Algeria 1830-1962," by Benjamin C. Brower, UT Austin

Mon, February 24, 2014 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM • GAR 4.100

Benjamin C. Brower, IHS Fellow and Associate Professor, is the author of A Desert Named Peace: The Violence of French Empire in the Algerian Sahara, 1844-1902 (Columbia University Press, 2009). He is currently at work on a second book project entitled "The Colonial Hajj, 1798-1962." His research interests focus on European imperialism, questions of secularism and Islam, and understanding violence in history. 

Professor Brower’s faculty profile:
http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/history/faculty/bcb936

Responder:
Yoav Di-Capua, Associate Professor of History, UT Austin
www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/history/faculty/yd386

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, Feb. 21.

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History


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