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Fort São Jorge da Mina

Erected in 1482 by Portuguese at present-day Elmina (Ghana), fort São Jorge da Mina served as entrepôt for the colonial trade, particularly for the slave trade, until into the nineteenth century. It is the oldest fort built by Europeans in Africa south of the Sahara and played an important role for the Portuguese and Dutch colonial empires.

Date: 7 September 2008

Author: Felix Schürmann

Source: own work

Film: Afro Diasporic French Identities by Nathalie Etoke

Greetings,

Please see the information below for a wonderful film to add to your libraries and courses:

Afro Diasporic French Identities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQcGNjGywSI

By Nathalie Etoke

Should you or your institution wish to acquire a copy of the DVD, do not hesitate to contact the filmmaker:

Nathalie Etoke, Ph.D

Email: netokeil@conncoll.edu

CFP: LAGOS: From the Pepperfarm to the Megacity (and Beyond) A Conference on Space, Society, and the Imagination of an African Crossroad

LAGOS: From the Pepperfarm to the Megacity (and Beyond)

A Conference on Space, Society, and the Imagination of an African Crossroad

Barnard College
New York

May 6 - 7

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