PODCAST: Football, Power, and Identity in Zambia (Africa Past and Present, Episode 92)

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Episode 92 of Africa Past and Present -- the podcast about African history, culture, and politics -- is now available at: http://afripod.aodl.org

In this episode, Hikabwa Decius Chipande (PhD, Michigan State 2015) discusses the political and social history of football (soccer) in Zambia. Topics include: becoming an historian; the game's relationship with British colonizers, the copper mines, and postcolonial governments; and the archival research and oral interviewing process. The interview concludes with Chipande's insights from his extensive experience with African sport development programs.
Africa Past and Present is hosted by Peter Alegi and Peter Limb and co-produced by Matrix -- the Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences -- and the Department of History at Michigan State University. Subscribe to the podcast on our website and on iTunes.