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Saturday, April 13 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Excavating The Past: Writing International Histories - Conversation 1004 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Between the covers of these writers' latest histories, you can travel from 1600s Persia, to the Industrial Revolution in the U.K., to the Wild West borderlands between America and Mexico in the 1850s. Join  Ruby Lal, Scott Martelle and Priya Satia for a conversation about researching and writing their epic histories. 

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Bill Boyarsky

of Southern California. In his 30 years with the Los Angeles Times, Boyarsky was a political writer, featured columnist, and city editor. He was a member of reporting teams that won three Pulitzer Prizes. He is the author of two biographies of Ronald Reagan. He is author of "Los Angeles... Read More →

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Ruby Lal

Ruby Lal is Professor of South Asian Studies at Emory University, Atlanta. She holds a D.Phil in Modern History from the University of Oxford, UK, and an M.Phil in History from the University of Delhi, India. She has taught at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, in History and... Read More →
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Scott Martelle

A third-generation journalist, Scott Martelle is currently a member of the editorial board of the Los Angeles Times. In a career that began in his teens, he worked for newspapers in Western New York and Detroit before landing in Los Angeles at the start of 1997. A career that long... Read More →
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Priya Satia

Priya Satia is a professor of British History at Stanford University. She is the author of "Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain 's Covert Empire in the Middle East," and her writing has appeared in the TLS, Slate, the Financial Times and Huffington... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hancock Foundation, Signing Area 1

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