Environemental Histories of Resource Extraction in Africa
This seminar series reflects on the environmental histories of mining and oil drilling regions in Africa. It also reviews the various sources, such as literature, art and research fields like ethnography, that we can deploy to write these histories.
All are welcome!
If you would like to join the webinar and/or the AFREXTRACT mailing list, please email Hannah Heath (h.j.heath student.rug.nl).
Monday 11 September 2023, 15.00-16.30, meet.google.com/rry-iyuu-mrt
Olusegun Stephen Titus, Obafemi Awolowo University
Musical Cultures and Oil Extraction in the Niger Delta
Monday 25 September 2023, 15.00-16.30, meet.google.com/akc-uvqb-vzz
Sule Emmanuel Egya, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
Book Talk: Nature, Environment, and Activism in Nigerian Literature
Tuesday 31 October 2023, 15.00-16.30, meet.google.com/ngt-ndmd-cdx
Dineo Skosana, University of the Witwatersrand
Mining, Chiefs, and Land in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Monday 13 November 2023, 15.00-16.30, meet.google.com/wcg-zghm-esj
Goutam Karmakar, University of the Western Cape
Extraction and Injustice: Arguing for the Decolonial Turn
Thursday 23 November 2023, 15.00-16.30, meet.google.com/efh-qdiv-avt
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