African History

Research Seminar Fall Semester 2019

Department of History, Hirschgässlein 21, 4051 Basel, Thursdays, 12:30 - 2:00 pm, Seminar Room 2 (if not otherwise stated

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Jennifer Chansa (University of the Free State / University of Leiden)

Houses built on Copper: The Impact of Mining Activites on Neighbouring Com­munities in the “Old” and “New” Zambian Copperbelts

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Research Seminar joins the Lecture Series of the Basler Afrika Bibliographien (BAB)

Marcel Brengard (University of Zurich)

Forming «Company Men». Nigerianisation, Swiss Trading Companies and the creation of an African capitalist elite, 1970-1997

Venue: Basler Afrika Bibliographien, Klosterberg 23, Basel

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Chet Fransch (Stellenbosch University)

Law and Society: Rape and the Passing of the Death Sentence in the Western Cape, c.1920-c.1970

Friday, December 20, 2019

Masters' Presentations Day

with Lisa Roulet, Raffaele Perniola, David Rentsch and Max Hufschmidt