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Silas Palmer Fellowship Conference

Event Agenda

The 2018 Silas Palmer Fellowship Conference was held on August 9 at the Lou Henry Hoover Building, Room 115 Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

August 9, 2018

Eric Wakin, Robert H. Malott Director of Library & Archives

10:00 am- 10:15 am

John Locke and American Politics

Presenter: Claire Rydell Arcenas, Assistant professor, University of Montana
Moderator: Jennifer Burns, Stanford University

10:15 am- 11:00 am

Underground Over the Air: Radio Liberty, Russian Dissidence, and the Cultivation of a Listening Audience

Presenter: Jessica Brandt, Assistant Professor, Montclair State University
Moderator: Anatol Shmelev, Hoover Institution 

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Witnessing as Cruelty: Algeria and the Archive

Presenter: Brigitte Stepanov, PhD Candidate in French Studies, Brown University
Moderator: Zachary Kaufman, Stanford University

1:00 pm- 2:00 pm

A Third World War: Revolution, Counterrevolution, and Empire in Lebanon, 1967-1990

Presenter: Nate George, PhD candidate in History, Rice University
Moderator: Samuel Tadros, Johns Hopkins University

2:00 pm- 2:45 pm

Resurrecting the Dead: On the Exploitation of Ba’athist Violence in the Service of War

Presenter: Wisam Alshaibi, PhD Candidate in Sociology, UCLA
Moderator: Lisa Blaydes, Stanford University

3:00 pm- 3:45 pm

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