Remembering Algerian Independence

On the 60th anniversary of Algeria's independence, join us for a virtual conversation with architectural historian Samia Henni and UVA professor Sheila Crane
Monday, March 21, 2022 8:00 AM to Friday, April 1, 2022 4:00 PM
The Bond House

Date: Friday, March 25

Time: 1:00 PM

On the 60th anniversary of Algeria's independence, join us for a virtual conversation with architectural historian Samia Henni and UVA professor Sheila Crane. Henni and Crane will discuss questions of material violence, archives and democracy explored in Henni's exhibition, "Discreet Violence: Architecture and the French War in Algeria." 

The exhibition is hosted by UVA's Democracy Initiative at the Bond House and open for individuals and classes to visit from Monday, March 21 - Friday, April 1 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.  If possible, please connect with Frances Capaccio (fcc3tt@virginia.edu) of the Democracy Initiative to coordinate your visit. 

This event and exhibition is supported by the Nau Lab and UVA's History, French and Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages and Cultures departments.

The Nau Lab's Touchstones of Democracy series supports conversations on key events, places, texts and thinkers that help us understand the history and principles of democracy.