Student Spotlight | Marie-Agathe Simonetti Presentation at UW–Madison’s Friday Forum

Marie-Agathe Simonetti (Ph.D. Candidate) presented her latest research at the Center for Southeast Asia Studies on September 29th. Her talk was part of the Friday Forum Lecture Series, a renowned forum presenting the work of leading Southeast Asian studies scholars. Her presentation “Photography as Propaganda in the Indochina War (1945–1954): French and Vietnamese Perspectives” examined photography from French and Vietnamese army operators and civilians to demonstrate the complexity and aestheticization of the war.Image: Raoul Coutard, Aspirant Than, Indochine Sud-Est Asiatique, April 1952. BnF