Seminar in Global History

10th February 2016, 5pm, Henley Business School S G15

In February Dr Miles Larmer (University of Oxford) will be speaking on ‘Localising Africa’s Cold War: The Katangese Gendarmes and Conflict in Central Africa, 1960-1978’.

Miles’ research focuses on political and social change in southern-central Africa in the second half of the twentieth century, and the interaction between local social movements, nationalist parties and global forces in shaping post-colonial Africa.  His current research project is a study of the Katangese gendarmes as a way of understanding the social and political history of Central-Southern Africa’s ‘forty-years war’ from 1961 to 1999. This encompasses research on a series of intertwined local, national and transnational conflicts in Zambia, Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Seminar in Global History 10.02.16 Flyer

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1 Response to Seminar in Global History

  1. Kongo Mum says:

    Interesting, shame I can’t make it. The Katanga region still want to be independent from the DR Congo

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