Institute of African Studies - Columbia University

Categories in Trouble: The Politics of Identity in North Africa, 19th-20th Centuries

Event Details

Categories in Trouble: The Politics of Identity in North Africa, 19th-20th Centuries
A half-day conference.
Date: 
October 7, 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Maison Francaise East Gallery, Buell Hall

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Over the past two centuries, North Africa has been transformed by momentous economic and political change as well as mass migration. This one-day conference will address how these developments have shaped conceptions of population and territory and, in turn, personal and collective identities.

With Sarah Ghabrial (Columbia University), M'hamed Oualdi (Princeton University), Emmanuelle Saada (Columbia University), Joshua Schreier (Vassar College), Jennifer Sessions (University of Iowa), Todd Shepard (Johns Hopkins University), Judith Surkis (Rutgers University), Sylvie Thénault (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), Jonathan Wyrtzen (Yale University).