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.
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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.