Tag : History

Pirates of the Early Modern Mediterranean
04 Jan
12:40

Pirates of the Early Modern Mediterranean

Pirates of the Mediterranean Early Modern Period Interested in learning more? Here are few resources to help you get started: Video: “The King of Pirates, Hayreddin Barbarossa” (10 minutes) Podcast: Joshua White’s interview on Ottoman History Podcast. (1 hour). There are a number of other Ottoman History Podcast episodes that…

UCLA Talk-Structuring Data to Decolonize History
12 Nov
1:27

UCLA Talk-Structuring Data to Decolonize History

Slides: Abstract: In 1827, a scandal involving a fly swatter provided a pretext for the cessation of diplomacy between France and Algiers and, in 1830, the French conquest. The historiography of French Algeria’s violent formation remains focused, almost exclusively, on the actions of French officials. In contrast,this talk presents two…

Making Space
13 Aug
12:11

Making Space

This afternoon, I made space. Space for what? I made space on my bookshelf – for books. I know what you’re thinking, and I agree – this is not newsworthy, in and of itself. The significance of this particular space making, however, is that the books are for my very…

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