Category Archives: Algeria

Timeline of Colonial Algeria

The interactive timeline below is a selection of events which took place when Algeria was a French colony (1830-1962). I have used it in class to teach a French undergraduate module on the Algerian War of independence (University of Leeds, … Continue reading

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Former French Minister of Defence insults Algerians

On 30 October 2012, former French Minister of Defence (2011-2), Gérard Longuet, answered a question about his feelings on whether France should apologise for the crimes committed in Algeria during the French colonisation (1830-1962): You can’t hear the question, but here is … Continue reading

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