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8:00 am

Locating Citizenship: Empire, Nation, Federation

February 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Locating Citizenship: Empire, Nation, Federation with Frederick Cooper Citizenship today, many scholars maintain, is located in nation-states, in communities smaller than the state, and in structures larger than the state.  It is rigid and exclusionary or else it is flexible.  Some scholars think that the social protections afforded citizens by nation-states is one of the … Continue reading Locating Citizenship: Empire, Nation, Federation

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6:30 pm

The Land Beneath Our Feet

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of Natural History, 10th ST and Constitution Ave
Washington, DC 20013 United States

The Land Beneath Our Feet weaves together rare archival footage from a 1926 Harvard expedition to Liberia with the journey of a young Liberian man, uprooted by war, seeking to understand how the past has shaped land conflicts in his country today. This film is an explosive reminder of how large-scale land grabs are transforming … Continue reading The Land Beneath Our Feet

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