Skip to main content
Intellect

University of Paris professor to discuss French prisons Feb. 3 at BYU

Dominique Kalifa, professor of contemporary history at the University of Paris, Pantheon-Sorbonne, will be speaking at Brigham Young University Wednesday, Feb. 3, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Kalifa, who specializes in cultural history, will be discussing “Biribi: The Penal Colonies of the French Army in the 19th and 20th Centuries.”

Kalifa co-directs the University of Paris’ Center for the History of the 19th Century. He has published “La Culture de masse en France, 1860–1930.” He has also researched the history and representation of crime and private detectives which led to his books, “Crime et culture au 19e siècle” and “Naissance de la police privée en France, 1832–1942.” He is a regular contributor to the French daily Libération and holds a joint appointment at the Institut d'Études Politiques in Paris.

For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652.

Writer: Brandon Garrett

Related Articles
data-content-type="article"
July 02, 2020
Analysis of former slaves’ narratives: freedom was a family affair
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
June 30, 2020
In addition to being one of the top programs in the country, BYU’s advertising department fosters an environment to talk about important issues.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"
June 29, 2020
According to recent BYU research, members of virtual teams identify leaders in significantly different ways compared to members of in-person teams.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=