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Panel Discussion: ‘Walls: Global Histories of Borders and Barriers’

April 10, 2019 at 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This panel discussion and Q and A session focuses on state boundary enforcement from a variety of different global spaces and times, including the Great Wall of China, Roman city walls, the Berlin Wall, Israel’s border walls and the U.S.–Mexico border wall. The purpose of this panel is to provide comparative global historical contexts for thinking through current domestic debates surrounding the proposed expansion of the U.S.–Mexico border wall.

The event is co-sponsored by the UNC Department of History and the Curriculum in Global Studies.

Details

Date:
April 10, 2019
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Phone:
1.919.962.2435

Organizer

Department of History
Phone:
+1.919.962.2115
Email:
history@unc.edu
Website:
http://history.unc.edu/