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From the Time to Eat the Dogs Podcast
Time to Eat the Dogs is a podcast about science, history, and exploration. Each week, Michael Robinson interviews scientists, journalists, and adventurers about life at the extreme.
In, today’s episode, Benjamin Hopkins, author of Ruling the Savage Periphery: Frontier Governance and the Making of the Modern State, talks about the concept of the frontier: how it exists on the map but also as a set of practices used by colonial states around the world.
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Benjamin D. Hopkins is Associate Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University. He has received research awards from the Woodrow Wilson Center, the Leverhulme Trust, and the National University of Singapore.