November 17, Françoise Vergès at "France and the World" Lecture Series
Come and hear French thinkers at the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard for the lecture series "France and the World"! After philosophers Marc Crépon, Barbara Cassin (October 28th), and Philippe Vasset, novelist, editor-in-chief of Africa Intelligence and Intelligence Online, participate in the conference on November 17 at 6:30 pm, “Strange Fruit: Bananas, Slavery, Military Coup, Sex, and Race” with Françoise Vergès, Consulting Professor, Goldsmiths College, University of London; President of the Comité pour la Mémoire et l’Histoire de l’esclavage.
Françoise Vergès is a consulting professor of political sciences specializing in the island of La Réunion and slavery, the relationship between the colonizer and the colonized, the ambiguities of French abolitionism and postcolonial psychiatry.
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