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From Switzerland to Nigeria: Field Notes on the humanitarian operations during the Nigerian Civil War

IAS/IFRA Field Report Lectures for PhD students

In the framework of the IAS/IFRA-Nigeria Field Report Seminar Series, we receive Ms. Marie-Luce Desgrandchamps, Ph.D. Candidate from the Department of Hstory, University of Genova, Switzerland who will give a talk on the following topic: Writing the history of European humanitarian organizations through their involvement during the Nigerian Civil War, 1967-1970.

Date: April 6th, 2011
Place: Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan
Time: 2.00-4.00 pm

Refreshments will be served after the event.

Marie-Luce Desgrandchamps graduated from the Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales et du Développement and from the University of Geneva before earning her Masters in History of International Relations from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (I.E.P.) of Paris. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate with the University of Geneva and the University of Paris-I. She conducts research on Humanitarian Relief during the Biafra Crisis, 1967-1970. She is currently an Assistant-Lecturer with the Department of History, University of Geneva.

To know more about Marie-Luce Desgrandchamps, click on the following link:
http://www.unige.ch/lettres/istge/hco/Enseignants/enseignants.html

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