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The AFRICAN ECONOMIC HISTORY SEMINAR is supported by the History Faculty, University of Cambridge. We meet on some Tuesdays in Lent Term, 5-7 pm, January-March 2020. At present all meetings are online. Venue: Zoom. 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.

0 upcoming talks and 15 talks in the archive.

'Measuring Historical Income Inequality in Africa: What can we learn from social tables?’

UserEllen Hillbom (Lund) and Jutta Bolt (Lund), Michiel de Haas (Wageningen) and Frederico Tadei (Barcelona),.

HouseZoom: to receive link please register at https://www.hist.cam.ac.uk/event-series/african-economic-history.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

CANCELLED! Capital and colonialism: The return on British investments in Africa 1869-1969

This seminar is college-based, so unaffected by the current industrial action.

UserKlas Rönnbäck (Gothenburg University).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2020, 17:00-19:00

The fiscal history of the British Cape Colony in comparative perspectives: Rethinking the South African exceptionalism, 1814-1910

This seminar is college-based, so unaffected by the current industrial action.

UserAbel Gwaindepi (Lund University).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2020, 17:00-19:00

Marching with the Times: Numbers and Temporalities in 1960s Ghana

Please note that, for this meeting only, we start at 17:30

UserGerardo Serra (University of Manchester).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2020, 17:30-19:00

Nigeria, British Economic Interests and the Sterling Guarantee Agreement

UserChibuike Uche, Leiden University.

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

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

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

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

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

UserA. G. Hopkins, Cambridge.

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

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

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