Join us for a webinar: reconstructing housing politics in (post)colonial Africa

Webinar: Tuesday 17 November 2020

 “Promised homes: reconstructing housing politics in (post)colonial Africa”

As colonizers thought to accommodate African populations, contain and control labor forces, they disrupted, reshaped and colonized the most intimate living space: the home.

Housing was often more a promise than a reality. Nonetheless, it left many different traces:  from colonial times to the present, from bureaucratic correspondence to personal memories.

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