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The AFRICAN ECONOMIC HISTORY SEMINAR is supported by the History Faculty, University of Cambridge. Its regular meetings are in Lent Term, on alternate Tuesdays, 5-7 pm, January-March 2019. Venue: Audit Room, King’s College. Convenors: Prof. Gareth Austin (gma31@cam.ac.uk) and Dr. Bronwen Everill.

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Gareth Austin; Bronwen Everill. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

4 upcoming talks and 0 talks in the archive.

Approaching a 2nd Edition of An Economic History of West Africa

Participants are invited to read, re-read or at least look at Tony Hopkins' enormously influential book, originally published in 1973, An Economic History of West Africa.

UserProfessor A. G. Hopkins (Cambridge).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2019, 17:00-19:00

The historical roots of entrepreneurial growth aspirations in Africa

UserDr Stephanie Decker (Aston University).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2019, 17:00-19:00

Struggles over slavery, struggles over power: Africa 1926-1946

UserDr Benedetta Rossi (University of Birmingham).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 17:00-19:00

Gender and the Colonial Labour Market in Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1980

At 18:30, the seminar will be followed by the launch of Dr Kufakurinani's book, 'Elasticity in Domesticity: White Women in Rhodesian Zimbabwe, 1890 to 1979', published by Brill (Leiden).

UserDr Ushehwedu Kufakurinani (University of Zimbabwe).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 17:00-19:00

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