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"The French Revolution and the Origins of the Modern Law of Conquest"

RSVP Required

Mon, September 24, 2012 | Garrison Hall, Room 4.100

12:00 PM

"The French Revolution and the Origins of the Modern Law of Conquest"

A workshop by

Edward J. Kolla, Ph.D.
IHS Research Fellow, UT Austin, and Assistant Professor of History,
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Qatar

Edward Kolla received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 2010. He is an Assistant Professor of History for Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar, focusing on European politics, culture, and international relations, with a particular interest in the history of international law. His research concerns how legal justifications for territorial claims during the French Revolution were affected by the principle of popular sovereignty. Dr. Kolla is currently expanding the work of his dissertation to reveal the underlying values that shaped politics, law, and diplomacy in the Age of Revolutions. 

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Responder: Kenneth Loiselle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History, Trinity University. Professor Loiselle's faculty home page:

Free and open to the public. Light lunch provided. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, Sep. 21.


Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies and the Department of History

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