Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Workshop: "The French Revolution and the Origins of the Modern Law of Conquest" by Dr. Edward Kolla, Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, Qatar

Mon, September 24, 2012 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 AM

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. 


Link to Dr. Edward Kolla's faculty homepage.

Responder: Dr. Kenneth Loiselle, Assistant Professor at Trinity University. Link to Dr. Loiselle's faculty profile

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, September 21.

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History

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