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African Economic History

Lent Term 2020


Alternate Tuesdays, 17:00-18:30*

Audit Room, King’s College

Convenor: Gareth Austin



21 January         

Dácil Tania Juif (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
‘Ores for Development? Socio-economic effects of Central African Copper Mining in Comparative Perspective (1910 to 2000)’


4 February        

Chibuike Uche (Leiden)
‘Nigeria, British Economic Interests and the Sterling Guarantee Agreement’


18 February (*This meeting only: 5:30-7:00pm)

Gerardo Serra (Manchester)*
‘A March of Numbers, a Cascade of Images: Planning, Accounting and Temporalities in 1960s Ghana’                        


25 February        

Abel Gwaindepi (Lund)
‘The fiscal history of the British Cape Colony in comparative perspectives: Rethinking the South African exceptionalism, 1814-1910’


10 March           

Klas Rönnbäck (Gothenburg)
‘Capital and colonialism: The return on British investments in Africa 1869-1969’

Lent Term 2020 programme - print version

The convenors are grateful for the support of the G. M. Trevelyan Fund.


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