The Lords of the Hour: Mountain Sanctuaries and Modes of Resistance in Colonial Algeria


Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

Osama Abi Mershed, associate professor of history, Georgetown University

Mershed’s interests include colonial Algeria, colonial education, modern France, and Franco-Maghribi relations. He teaches courses on the history of North Africa and the Western Mediterranean (medieval and modern); of Muslim Spain; of the Muslim and Arab worlds; and of the modern Middle East.

Sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies; co-sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, the Henkels Interdisciplinary Lectures Fund, the College of Arts and Letters, Learning Beyond the Classroom Initiative, French Initiatives Funds, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the Department of History, the Ph.D. in Literature Program, and the Department of African Studies.