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Algeria's Cultural Identity: Fanon, Yacine & Mammeri

A lecture by Kenneth Brown, Founding Editor Mediterraneans, Maison des sciences de l'homme, Paris, France

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
4:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Dr. Kenneth Brown, originally from Los Angeles, lives in Paris where he is director and founding editor since 1991 of the biannual review Mediterraneans/Méditerranéennes.

Formerly professor of social anthropology at the University of Manchester, U.K. (1971-1992), Fellow of the Committee for the Comparative Study of New Nations and Research Associate in the Middle East Center and the Department of History, University of Chicago (1967-1971), visiting professor in Paris at the  C.N.R.S and E.H.E.S.S. (1987-1988), at the University of California, Berkeley (1981-1982), the Universities of Utah (1998) and Arkansas (2011), and Fulbright Professor at the University of Dakar, Senegal (1988-1989).

Dr. Brown studied at the University of Chicago,, the Bourguiba School of Languages in Tunis, and completed his Ph.D. in Islamic Studies at U.C.L.A in 1969.

He is the author of People of Salé : The Social History of a Moroccan City (1830-1930). Harvard University Press 1976 (French version published by La Croisée des Chemins, Casablanca 2001), «Journey Through a Labyrinth : Israel/Palestine. A photographic essay », with Jean Mohr, in Visual Communication, University of Pennsylvania Press 1981. His latest book, Iraq from Crisis to Chaos, was published in French by IBIS Press, Paris 2004.

In 2008, Dr. Brown produced a Report on « Conflict, Civil Society and Human Rights in Israel and the Palestinian Occupied Territories » for the European Union.


Cost : Free and Open to the Public

(310) 825-1181

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

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