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An Antinationalist Anticolonialism: Politics in French West Africa, 1945-1960

  • Frederick Cooper (NYU)
Tuesday 13 March 2018
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague

Invitation Guest Lecture: “An Antinationalist Anticolonialism: Politics in French West Africa, 1945-1960."

The research programme Colonial and Global History 1200-present and the BA programme in International Studies of Leiden University are very pleased to invite you to a guest-lecture of Frederick Cooper, professor of history at New York University.  Professor Cooper is a world renowned historian in imperial, labour and African studies.  The lecture is titled: “An Antinationalist Anticolonialism:  Politics in French West Africa, 1945-1960”.This is a unique opportunity to hear him talk about the subject and ask him your questions.

Time and place – Registration is not necessary!

The lecture is open to the public, students and staff. It will take place on Tuesday 13 March 2018 at 17:00, room 2.02 in Wijnhaven, The Hague. Registration is not necessary. Doors close at 17:00, so be on time!

More about Professor Frederick Cooper

Frederick Cooper’s books include Decolonization and African Society:  The Labor Question in French and British Africa (Cambridge University Press, 1996), Empires in World History, Power and the Politics of Difference (Princeton University Press, 2010), Colonialism in Question: Theory, Knowledge, History (University of California Press, 2005). You can find his NYU university page here.

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