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Category Archives: African History
By Dr Emily West In 2013 I was looking for a new research project and found myself increasingly interested in exploring the lives of enslaved women beyond the geographical confines of the United States. Moreover, I also wanted to bring … Continue reading
This is a reminder of the up-coming Seminar in Global History which will take place on Wednesday, 10th February 2016. Dr Miles Larmer (University of Oxford) will be speaking on ‘Localising Africa’s Cold War: The Katangese Gendarmes and Conflict in … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
An interview with our Africanist Dr Heike Schmidt: ‘Nationalism in Africa: Aspiration, Self-improvement and Belonging’
Can you tell us about your current research? I am researching the social biography of a Zimbabwean nationalist, King Itai David Mutasa (KID). KID was politically active from the late 1950s, and from 1962, he was the ZANU representative in … Continue reading