The CMES Director's Series is pleased to present
Edmund ("Terry") Burke III
Professor Emeritus of History and Founder (former Director), Center for World History, University of California, Santa Cruz
Professor Burke is the author and editor of numerous books and articles on Middle East and North African history, orientalism, environmental history and world history. Most recently he has written The Ethnographic State: France and the Invention of Moroccan Islam (California, 2014). Other recent works include World History: The Big Eras (with David G. Christian and Ross E. Dunn (Los Angeles, 2011); The Environment and World History (with Kenneth Pomeranz) (California, 2009), and Genealogies of Orientalism: History, Theory, Politics (with David Prochaska) (Nebraska, 2008). Burke is currently at work on a book on the origins of Mediterranean modernity in eco-historical perspective. A recent article in the Journal of World History (2013) 23:4 provides an over-view of his lecture.
Contact: Liz Flanagan