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Lecture and Seminar with James McDougall

February 21, 2017 | 12:00 pm - February 22, 2017 | 1:00 pm

Public Lecture: “The Sacred Space of France, Race, Religion, Citizenship and Empire”

Tuesday, February 21 | 12:00pm-1:30pm 

229 Carr, East Camp 


Lunchtime Seminar

Wednesday, February 22 | 11:30am – 1:00pm

Ahmadieh Family Conference Room

101 West Duke Bldg, East Campus

RSVP for the lunch here


Dr. James McDougall, Laithwaite Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at the University of Oxford, will be giving a public talk as well as participating in the Muslim Diasporas Seminar of the Religions and Public Initiative at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke. Dr. McDougall’s current research is divided between two projects: one concerns “the everyday life of colonialism” and the after-effects of empire in France and Africa; he holds a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship for this project (2014-17); the other focuses on the global history of Islam since the eighteenth century. For more information about these events, please click here.

This spring, the Religions and Public Life Initiative at the Kenan Institute for Ethics in collaboration with FHI Humanities Futures and the Department of History, will host three scholars of Islamic and comparative studies. Each will give a public talk and participate in the Muslim Diasporas working group seminar during their visit. For more information, contact Bruce Hall, Ph.D. at


February 21, 2017 | 12:00 pm
February 22, 2017 | 1:00 pm
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