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Re: New Book Series - African Identities: Past and Present

New Book Series - African Identities: Past and Present
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New Book Series - African Identities: Past and Present

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Re: Conference Ann: French Algeria in Comparative Perspective: A Specific Form of Settler Colonialism?

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ANN: French Algeria in Comparative Perspective: A Specific Form of Settler Colonialism?

by Elodie Saubatte
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Type:
Workshop
Date:
June 9, 2016 to June 10, 2016
Location:
France
Subject Fields:
African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, European History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies
Presentation

CfP: Global Histories of Taxation and State Finances Since the Late 19th Century

Symposium: Global Histories of Taxation and State Finances Since the Late 19th Century

 

Basel (CH), December 1-3, 2016

Deadline for submitting proposals: extended to June 15, 2016

 

Organization: Vanessa Ogle (University of Pennsylvania), in cooperation with the Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel, funded by the universities of Basel, Heidelberg, and Sydney

PODCAST: Corpulence, Cartoonists, and Politics (Africa Past and Present, Episode 101)

Episode 101 of Africa Past and Present -- the podcast about African history, culture, and politics -- is now available at: http://afripod.aodl.org

In this episode, Tejumola Olaniyan (University of Wisconsin–Madison) discusses African cartoonists, their depictions of the body and struggles with censorship, and the aesthetics of corpulence in African political cartooning. He elaborates on the deeper origins and gendered nature of satire in African societies and also describes his website AfricaCartoons.com.

Conference Ann: French Algeria in Comparative Perspective: A Specific Form of Settler Colonialism?

X-posted from H-Empire

ANN: French Algeria in Comparative Perspective: A Specific Form of Settler Colonialism?

by Elodie Saubatte
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Type:
Workshop
Date:
June 9, 2016 to June 10, 2016
Location:
France
Subject Fields:
African History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Contemporary History, European History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies
Presentation

New Book Series - African Identities: Past and Present

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New Book Series - African Identities: Past and Present

by Carina Ray
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Type:
Call for Publications
Subject Fields:
African History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Race Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies
AFRICAN IDENTITIES: PAST AND PRESENT

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

Toyin Falola and Carina Ray, Series Editors

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