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African Economic History

Lent Term 2018

This seminar is a new venture, which will run fortnightly during the Lent Term. We are gratefulfor the support of the G. M. Trevelyan Fund.

Convenors: Gareth Austin and Bronwen Everill

Time: alternate Tuesdays, 5-7 pm

Venues vary: please note below.


30 January, Gonville & Caius College, Old Court, Green Room.

Morten Jerven (Edinburgh),
‘The Wealth and Poverty of African States: Economic growth, living standards and taxation in Africa since the 19th Century’.


13 February, King’s College, Audit Room.

Tinashe Nyamunda (Free State University & CAS Cambridge),
‘The Politics of Development Financing: The Kariba Dam Hydro Electric Complex in Central Africa, 1954 - 1976

27 February, King’s College, Audit Room.

Strike day - advertised seminar replaced by an informal session at King's College




Lent Term 2018 programme - print version


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