The World Refugees Made
Pamela Ballinger is professor of history and Fred Cuny Chair in the History of Human Rights at the University of Michigan. Her publications include History in Exile: Memory and Identity at the Borders of the Balkans (Princeton University Press, 2003), La Memoria dell’Esilio (Veltro Editrice, 2010), and the World Refugees Made: Decolonization and the Foundation of Postwar Italy (Cornell University Press, 2020). She has published in a wide range of journals, including Austrian History Yearbook, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Contemporary European History, Current Anthropology, Journal of Contemporary History, Journal of Modern Italian Studies, Journal of Refugee Studies, and Past and Present. She is currently working on two book projects: An Intimate Sea: Sovereignties, Cartographies and Nature along the Modern Adriatic and Materializing Empire: Infrastructures of Italian Fascism.
Free and open to the public. This is a remote event and will take place online via Zoom. Please register in advance here: https://umich.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cGA2-W1DQN6pVmQ2n9M6Hg
This event is part of the Thursday Series of the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies. It is made possible by a generous contribution from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg. With additional support from the Center for European Studies; Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; and the Donia Human Rights Center.
|Building:||Off Campus Location|
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||European, History, Human Rights, immigration, International|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Center for European Studies, International Institute, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, Donia Human Rights Center, Department of History|
The Thursday Series is the core of the institute's scholarly program, hosting distinguished guests who examine methodological, analytical, and theoretical issues in the field of history.
The Friday Series consists mostly of panel-style workshops highlighting U-M graduate students. On occasion, events may include lectures, seminars, or other programs presented by visiting scholars.
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