Institute of African Studies - Columbia University

University Seminar on Contemporary Africa: Rhiannon Stephens, Columbia University

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University Seminar on Contemporary Africa: Rhiannon Stephens, Columbia University
‘Wealth’, ‘Poverty’ and the Question of Conceptual History in Uganda from c.1000 C.E
Date: 
September 22, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Faculty House

A lively forum for historians and social scientists engaged in the advanced study of Sub-Saharan Africa. Faculty and visiting scholars from Columbia University and neighboring institutions actively participate in the monthly evening sessions. Seminar discussions often focus on theoretical and comparative approaches to the study of colonial and contemporary states, processes in political mobilization and leadership, the impact of the international community, and the roles of gender and cultural identities.