Event Date: 21 February 2012
McCrea 219 Royal Holloway
University of London
Royal Holloway University of London Department of History
Departmental Research seminars 2011/2012
Professor Rafe Blaufarb (Florida State) – Pirates in the Carribean
Professor Blaufarb studied at Amherst College, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, and the University of Michigan, where he received his Ph.D. in 1996. He is the author of The French Army, 1750-1820: Careers, Talent, Merit (Manchester, 2002), and Bonapartists in the Borderlands: French Refugees and Exiles on the Gulf Coast, 1815-1835 (Alabama, 2005). He has published articles in the American Historical Review, Annales, H.S.S., French Historical Studies, French History Studies, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Revue d’histoire moderne et contemporaine, and Annales historiques de la Révolution Française. He has received fellowships and research grants from the NEH, Mellon Foundation, Camargo Foundation, as well as a Bourse Châteaubriand.