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Taxonomies, Minorities, and Boundaries: The League of Nations and the Interwar Middle East

A lecture by Sarah Shields, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Duration: 45:04

Sarah Shields is the Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Associate Professor in the History Department at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her recent exploration of the Sanjak Question, Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II will be available in February 2011. She has received an ACLS/SSRC/NEH grant for 2010-2011, and is spending the year at the National Humanities Center trying to sort out questions of taxonomies, minorities, and boundaries in the interwar Middle East.

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Johanna Romero
(310) 825-1455

Center for Near Eastern Studies