Looking For Traces of Empire

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Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Research, Social Sciences, Teaching
Date(s)
Tuesday 19th March 2013 (17:15-18:30)
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Looking For Traces of Empire, from Kazakhstan to Algeria: Military Architecture in Russian and French Colonies

Join Dr Berny Sebe (University of Birmingham) and Dr Alexander Morrison (University of Liverpool) for this illustrated lecture charting their research in search of the remains and contemporary influence of colonial fortresses on post-colonial urban landscapes. 

This lecture interrogates the nature and operational capacity of two major European and Christian empires trying to assert their control in predominantly Muslim territories, and offers a unique visual and historical foray into new, previously unchartered, research territories.

Date: Tue 19 Mar, 5.15pm

Venue: Ashley Building (R17 on map), Room 422 (Fourth Floor)

Booking: Free admission, booking required. Please email t.rowe@bham.ac.uk to reserve a place.

Organiser: Department of Modern Languages

This event is part of the University of Birmingham Arts & Science Festival (Monday 18 - Sunday 24 March 2013). For full details of the festival programme, please click here.