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Anthropology-History Lecture - Rudolf Mrazek

Monday, December 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The Bark Room, Room M104, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, M101 2 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

Rudolf Mrazek, Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan will deliver a lecture, "Complete Lives of Camp People: Colonialism, Fascism, Concentrated Modernity"

Mrázek will talk about his forthcoming book “Complete Lives of Camp People: Boven Digoel in the Dutch East Indies (1927-1943) and Theresienstadt in Bohemia (1942-1945).” There are five chapters in the book: “Fashion (and bodies),’ “Sound (and breathing),” “Light (and enlightenment),” “City (and spacing)”; “Scattering (or escape)” the topic of the talk, is the book’s final and summarizing chapter.

Presented by The New School for Social Research. 

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