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Conferences: The French Resistance in Transnational Perspective

Conferences (in English) at the Maison Française at NYU:

10-10:15 am Opening Remarks
Edward Berenson, New York University
Valerie Deacon, New York University
Herrick Chapman, New York University

10:15 am-12 pm Anglo-American Connections and the French Resistance
Charlotte Faucher, University of Warwick
Transnational Cultural Resistance: Free France, the British Council, and the French Cultural Institute in London
Valerie Deacon, New York University
The Transnational Nature of Escape, Evasion, and Humanitarian Resistance in France
Moderator: Edward Berenson, New York University
Discussant: Philip Nord, Princeton University

1:30-3:15 pm Resistance and the Empire
Eric Jennings, University of Toronto
The First Resistance: French Equatorial Africa and Cameroon, 1940-1943
Martin Evans, University of Sussex
Colonial Consequences: The Complex Aftermaths of World War Two Resistance and the End of French Algeria, 1945-1962
Moderator: Valerie Deacon, New York University
Discussant: Frederick Cooper, New York University

3:30-5 pm Navigating Boundaries Within and Beyond the Nation
Ludivine Broch, University of Westminster
Resistance and the Question of Race: Raising National and Transnational Concerns
Olivier Wiewiorka, École normale supérieure de Cachan
Has (Western) Resistance Been a European Phenomenon?
Moderator: Stéphane Gerson, New York University
Discussant: Herrick Chapman, New York University

5-5:30 pm Concluding Remarks – Resistance Legacies for Our Era in Transnational Perspective
Moderators: Valerie Deacon and Herrick Chapman
Discussants: The Audience