Paul Silverstein is Professor of Anthropology at Reed College, Oregon, USA. He is author of Postcolonial France (Pluto, 2018) and Algeria in France: Transpolitics, Race and Nation (Indiana UP, 2004). He writes on identity politics, postcoloniality, and diasporic popular culture in France and North Africa.
Paul A. Silverstein
France is a bellwether for postcolonial anxieties and populist politics. Football is the stage wherein these anxieties and politics often play out. How are the social and cultural contours of the nation represented during the 2018 World Cup?Read full article