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What have the French ever done for us? The impact of the French Revolution

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Professor Pierre Serna, from the University of Paris, will address the topic: “From Universal Citizenship to the Abolition of Slavery: the Scope and Limitations of the French Republican Model”.

Pierre Serna is Professor of the History of the French Revolution and the Empire at the Université de Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne. He was Director of the Institute for the History of the French Revolution from 2008 until its incorporation within the Institute for the History of Modern and Contemporary History in 2016. He is the Director of the on-line review: la Révolution française, Cahiers de l’Institut d’histoire de la Révolution française. https://lrf.revues.org/

His research interests include the political history of the 18th century, the history of Atlantic revolutions from a global perspective, and the history of animals and their relationship with politics.

In 2013, he published (in English) Republics at war, 1776-1840, Revolution, conflicts, and geopolitics in Europe and the Atlantic World, New York, Palgrave MacMillan, with Antonino de Francesco and Judith Miller.

Professor Serna will also be participating in a panel on animal rights at the Adelaide Festival of Ideas (12-15 July 2018).

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