The Shadow of the State, Violence, and Memories of 1991: Protests and Riots in Bamako, Mali During the Democratic Era

Speaker / Presenter: 

Dr. Johanna Siméant, Professor of Political Science at the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Maginnes Hall, Room 113

Dr. Johanna Siméant is professor of Political Science at the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne and is currently a visiting fellow at the Institute of French Studies at New York University. Her research examines democratic activism, global social movements, and political protest. Her latest book, Contester au Mali (Karthala, 2014) is a case study of political mobilization and demonstrations in Bamako, Mali, where she has conducted extensive fieldwork.

Co-sponsors: Africana Studies and Department of Political Science