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Kemp Family Symposium on Geography and History: "Collisions of Time and Space"

Friday, October 3, 2014
12:00 AM
1014 Tisch Hall

Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies <br> Friday Series <br> Kemp Family Symposium on Geography and History <br> Panel Discussion <br>

Panel discussion presented in conjunction with the Kemp Family Symposium on Geography and History. Link for the full symposium schedule of events.

Panelists and presentations include:

Charles Sullivan, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Michigan
"Cultural Maps of Identity and Colonial Spaces: A Javanese Courtier’s Attempt to Square Western Ideas of Geography with Javanese Cosmology”

Dario Gaggio, Associate Professor, History, University of Michigan
"'Vivere di Rendita': The Political Economy of Heritage in Postwar Tuscany"

Gabrielle Hecht, Professor of History and Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society, University of Michigan
"Ontologies of Waste: Colliding Time Scales, Spatial Politics, and Material Inequalities in the Production of Toxic Citizenships"

Perrin Selcer, Assistant Professor, History, University of Michigan (panel chair)

Free and open to the public.

The Kemp Family Symposium on Geography and History has been made possible by a generous contribution from the Kemp Family Fund, consisting of four generations of University of Michigan graduates with a lifelong commitment to encourage the study of history; not only as a way to learn about the past, but as a guide to understand the present and to anticipate the future. Additional support from the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History, International Institute, Rackham Graduate School, and Institute for the Humanities.