Muslims of France: Film Screening

Documentary Screening and Conversation with Director Karim Miské


Thursday February 8
5:30-7:30pm
Episode 1: Indigènes 1904 -1945
Episode 2: Immigrants 1945 -1981

Tuesday February 13
5:30pm-7:30pm
Episode 3: French 1981 -2009
Conversation with director Karim Miské and Professor Cécile Alduy

Film Screening: Muslims of France (Episode I and II)

Episode 1: Indigènes 1904 - 1945
Episode 2: Immigrants 1945 - 1981
Episode 3: French 1981 - 2009

Karim Miské reopens France's history books to look back at the 20th century as lived by Muslims. The film unfolds chronologically, piecing together the memories and cultural identity of this French minority. In our collective representations, Muslims are the embodiment of the "other," the "stranger."

Muslims of France: Discussion with Karim Miské

Documentary Screening and Conversation with Director Karim Miské


Thursday February 8
5:30-7:30pm
Episode 1: Indigènes 1904 -1945
Episode 2: Immigrants 1945 -1981

Tuesday February 13
5:30pm-7:30pm
Episode 3: French 1981 -2009
Conversation with director Karim Miské and Professor Cécile Alduy

Save the Date: Heritage Bureaucracies: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives (Day 1)

This is Day 1 of a 2-day conference that aims to further our understanding of the institutional cultures, funding schemes and power structures underlying transnational institutions, with a particular focus on heritage bureaucracies.

Film Screening: "The Battle of Algiers"

This is the third of eight films in the annual SGS Summer Film Festival running from June 17th to August 26th.  This year's festival features films from around the world that focus on the topic of “Imagining Empire: A Global Retrospective” and offers a flexible lens with which to look at both historical and contemporary geopolitical and socioeconomic contexts.

Film synopsis: In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.