Carla Hesse

Carla Hesse

Title
Peder Sather Professor of History
Department
Dept of History
Phone
(510) 642-2992
Research Expertise and Interest
France, modern Europe, history of women, legal history
Research Description

My current research concerns the legal history of the terror during the French Revolution and the reception of the work of Jean Jacques Rousseau from 1789 to the present.

In the News

December 2, 2010

Anthropologist awarded grant to study politics of religious freedom

The Henry R. Luce Initiative on Religion and International Affairs has awarded Saba Mahmood, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley, a three-year, $496,000 grant to study how law and politics are transforming religious freedom.Mahmood's “Politics of Religious Freedom” project will bring together key human rights and civil society organizations, along with jurists, policymakers and academics who have helped reshape the debate on religious freedom in the United States, the Middle East, South Asia and the European Union.

In the News

December 2, 2010

Anthropologist awarded grant to study politics of religious freedom

The Henry R. Luce Initiative on Religion and International Affairs has awarded Saba Mahmood, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley, a three-year, $496,000 grant to study how law and politics are transforming religious freedom.Mahmood's “Politics of Religious Freedom” project will bring together key human rights and civil society organizations, along with jurists, policymakers and academics who have helped reshape the debate on religious freedom in the United States, the Middle East, South Asia and the European Union.

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