2016 Events

Picnic in the Desert

DESERTO

Date

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Time

12.30 - 13.20

Venue

Aston Webb, Rotunda

Price

Free

Join the Empires of Emptiness academic curator, Dr Berny Sèbe (Senior Lecturer in colonial and post-colonial studies) in conversation with Dr Benedetta Rossi (Lecturer in African Studies) as they discuss desert life, nomadism and imperial control in the Sahara.

Bring your packed lunch and join us for a dialogue combining history, anthropology and photography to better understand one of the most extreme environments on Earth, and how it has shaped human beings over centuries.