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Join us for a discussion of questions of immigration and their relationship to politics, society and culture in modern France- and to their representation in contemporary museums. 

About the speakers: 
Angéline Escafré-Dublet (PhD in Modern History, SciencesPo, 2008) is an associate professor in Political Science at the University of Lyon. Her research interests include issues of immigration and the way they relate to politics and culture in twentieth-century France. She is also the director of the INTEGER department at the Institut Convergences Migration of the CNRS. In 2019, she co-curated the exhibition Paris-Londres: Music Migrations (1962-1989) at the National Museum of Immigration History.

Daniel A. Gordon is Senior Lecturer in European History at Edge Hill University and a member of the organising collective of the research seminar series Acteurs et mouvements sociaux at the Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po Paris. The author of Immigrants And Intellectuals: May ’68 And The Rise Of Anti-Racism in France (Merlin Press paperback, 2012), his most recent publications are ‘Unhappy Days: France Votes Under The Shadow Of War’, French History Network Blog, April 2022; ‘An Analogue Historian Goes Digital in the ‘New Normal’’, French History Network Blog, May 2021; ‘The Gilets Jaunes and the Moral Economy of Driving’, in Michael Behrent and Diane Labrousse, eds, France’s Yellow Vests: Lessons from a Revolt, H-Diplo / International Strategic Studies Forum Policy Series, nos 2-5, April 2019; ‘Talking Out Of Revolution: Henri Krasucki and Jacques Chirac’s Secret Pigalle Negotiations and the Resolution of the French General Strike of May-June 1968’, Labour History Review, vol 83, no 3 (December 2018), pp. 219-247. He regularly contributes book reviews for journals including Modern and Contemporary France and H-France Review, and is currently participating in a pan-European collaborative project on Social Justice in Twentieth Century Europe.  

All welcome- this event is free, but booking is required.