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Seth Garfield, Director GAR 1.104, Mailcode B7000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3261

Workshop: "Rethinking the Political Use of Trauma, in Colonial-Era Algeria," by Benjamin C. Brower, UT Austin

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

IHS Fellow and Associate Professor of History, Dr. Benjamin Claude Brower is the author of A Desert Named Peace: The Violence of French Empire in the Algerian Sahara, 1844-1902 (Columbia University Press, 2009), which won the Middle East Studies Association’s Albert Hourani Book Award and the David H. Pinkney Prize from the Society for French Historical Studies. 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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