Institute of African Studies - Columbia University

Book Panel Discussion: Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960

Event Details

Book Panel Discussion: Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960
with Frederick Cooper, Professor of History, New York University
Date: 
February 5, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Columbia Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Citizenship between Empire and Nation examines momentous changes in notions of citizenship, sovereignty, nation, state, and empire in France and French Africa in a time of acute uncertainty about the future of a world that had earlier been divided into colonial empires.

Featured Panelists:
Mamadou Diouf
Leitner Family Professor of African Studies and Director of the Institute of African Studies, Columbia University

Gregory Mann
Professor of History, Columbia University

Emmanuelle Saada
Associate Professor in the Department of French and Romance Philology and Director of the Center for French and Francophone Studies, Columbia University