The Foundation supported:
The Fragments Imagine the Nation? Minorities in the colonial and postcolonial Middle East
8-9 November 2013
Co-organised by IHEID’s Prof Jordi Tejel from the Graduate Institute and Professor Benjamin Thomas White from Birmingham University. “The Fragments Imagine the Nation? Minorities in the colonial and postcolonial Middle East” which took place at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, with the support of the Fondation Pierre du Bois. This workshop resulted in a special issue of BJMES, where the authors attempted to develop nuanced approaches to minority politics in the Middle East. They do this in a collection of articles from a range of disciplines such as history, comparative literature, religious studies, and politics.The conference took place at the Maison de la Paix, Geneva.
For the conference’s programme, please click here.