I'm writing a chapter on British migration to Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) immediately prior to and after UDI in 1965. In particular, I'm interested in who these migrants were (i.e. geographical location/ occupational background). I have found data from the Rhodesian CSO on migration statistics. However, it only provides statistics on the number of migrants, and does not tell us who they were and where they came from.
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Call for Papers
‘Looted Art and Restitution in the Twentieth Century:
Europe in transnational and global perspective’
18-20 September 2014
Newnham College, Cambridge
Call for Papers
Practices of Order: Colonial and Imperial Projects
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
28-30 January 2015
Confirmed keynote speakers:
- George Steinmetz
- Mariana Valverde
- Patrick Joyce
- Stephen Legg
With this conference we wish to explore practices developed by
colonial states and empires in order to govern the behavior of their
subject populations. Studies of colonialism and empire have
increasingly drawn attention to the problem of conceptualizing the
The first issue of Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry (PLI) is now available. To celebrate the launch of this new journal both 2014 issues will be available for free on Cambridge Journals Online until December 31, 2014.
Call for Papers to the conference:
African Thoughts on (Neo-) Colonial Worlds: Steps towards an Intellectual History of Africa
6 – 7 November 2014
Department of African Studies,
University of Vienna, Austria
Call for contributions: