Friday, November 12 / 3:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 130
Nation-Making through Empire, Settlement, and Revolution

Chair: Monica Varsanyi, Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)

1. Emigrants for Empire: The Transimperial Planning of Finnish Settler Colonies in Alaska and Cuba, 1899-1906Aleksi Huhta, University of Helsinki.

2. Separate but One: the Sociology and History of Revolutions and Refugee Migration.Silvia Pedraza, University of Michigan.

3. Attracting Newcomers to Canada’s Prairie West, 1896-1905: the Selling of the West and the Persuasiveness within the Government’s Promotional BookletsJoshua L. Switzer, University of Regina.

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