Upcoming Talks

All Seminars are held at 5.15pm in Seminar Room 1, 43 North Bailey, Durham History Department unless otherwise stated.

17th January 2017: Zoe Cormack (The British School at Rome) and Abdikadir Kurewa (National Museums of Kenya): ‘Gone with the wind? Local grievances and conflicting claims at Africa’s largest wind energy project’.

31st January 2017: Sitna Quuiroz (Durham University): ‘Raising Godly Children: Pentecostalism, Development, and the Issue of “Children Rights” in the Benin Republic’

14th February 2017: Shane Doyle (University of Leeds): ‘History and HIV in East Africa’. NB: this seminar will be held in Seminar Room 2 (43 North Bailey).

21st February 2017: Anna Bruzzone (Warwick University): ‘Land, trade and power in the Juba Valley under Italian Trusteeship (1950-1960): a critical perspective on the formation of the Somali state.’

7th March 2017: Sara Marzagora (SOAS): ‘The First World War in Ethiopia: New historiographical approaches to the reign of Lijj Iyasu’.

14th March 2017: Sean Fox (University of Bristol): ‘Mortality, migration and rural transformation: Re-theorising urbanisation through the African experience’.