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The Lived Experience of Borderlands: Border Regimes, Social Communities, and the Environment

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  • UserAstrid Eckert (Emory University) and Rihan Yeh (University of California San Diego)
  • ClockThursday 07 April 2022, 17:00-18:00
  • House Via Zoom.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Dr AM Price.

Further information and to register go to: http://www.histecon.magd.cam.ac.uk/barriers/seminar_portal4.html

The seminar puts a spotlight on exciting new research that brings sustained conceptual, analytical, and historical attention to the causes and consequences of constructing (or reconstructing) barriers and borders.

Each seminar consists of a conversation between two scholars. The seminar will take place online via Zoom. Please register HERE.

The introductions to the books discussed in this seminar will be pre-circulated among registered participants.

Audio recordings of the events will be posted shortly after each event.

Astrid Eckert (Emory University) West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019)

Rihan Yeh (University of California San Diego) Passing: Two Publics in a Mexican Border City (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2018)

Moderators: Franziska Exeler (Cambridge/FU Berlin) and Kalyani Ramnath (Harvard)

This talk is part of the Barriers and Borders series.

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