Historian to Speak Wednesday

John Strachan, professor of history, Lancaster University UK, will present “Fernand Braudel’s Imperial Unconscious” at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Fernand Braudel Center, AA-330. Strachan is a historian of modern France and the French overseas empire. He is currently conducting research on the relationship between nation, empire and the writing of history in 20th-century France. The lecture is sponsored by the Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems and Civilizations. The event is free and open to the public. Call 777-4924 or e-mail