UCLan Guest Lecture Francoise Verges


Guest Lecture: Françoise Vergès

Making Histories Visible is pleased to announce a guest lecture by Françoise Vergès, as part of the Distinguished Visitor Programme, at the University of Central Lancashire on Thursday 13 October.

An internationally acclaimed political scientist, feminist and author of Reunionese heritage, Françoise Vergès is Chair of Global South(s) at the Collège d’études mondiales, Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme, Paris. She worked as a journalist and editor as part of the French feminist movement from the mid-1970s, then settled in the United States in 1983 where she received a double bachelor degree in Political Science and Women’s Studies with summa cum laude from the University of California, in San Diego, and a PhD in Political Sciences from Berkeley University in 1995. Her thesis Monsters and Revolutionaries. Colonial Family Romance was published in 1999 by Duke University Press.

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