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AFREXTRACT seminar series 2023

05 September 2023

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


Monday 11 September 2023, 15.00-16.30,
Olusegun Stephen Titus, Obafemi Awolowo University
Musical Cultures and Oil Extraction in the Niger Delta

Monday 25 September 2023, 15.00-16.30,
Sule Emmanuel Egya, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University
Book Talk: Nature, Environment, and Activism in Nigerian Literature

Tuesday 31 October 2023, 15.00-16.30,
Dineo Skosana, University of the Witwatersrand
Mining, Chiefs, and Land in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Monday 13 November 2023, 15.00-16.30,
Goutam Karmakar, University of the Western Cape
Extraction and Injustice: Arguing for the Decolonial Turn

Thursday 23 November 2023, 15.00-16.30,
Uhuru Portia Phalafala, Stellenbosch University
Living Histories: Living Loss & Love

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