Mary Ononokpono

PhD Candidate

Mary Ononokpono is an AHRC funded PhD Candidate researching Atlantic and Colonial West Africa. Her research examines gendered socioeconomic and cultural transformations across the Bight of Biafra (Coastal Nigeria) in the long nineteenth-century. She holds an MPhil in African Studies from the University of Cambridge where she graduated top of her cohort with distinction.

Africa in The Atlantic World, Transatlantic Slavery, Women and Trade, Smallholders, Precolonial Africa, Colonial Africa, Creolisation, Cultural Transformations, Ritual Transformations, Gender, Race, Abolition, Food History, Material Cultures in Domestic Spaces, Print Cultures in Colonial Africa, Decolonisation.


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