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Online Research Seminar Series - West African History

West Africa History - Online Research Seminaer Series - April-June 2021 on Zoom

IFRA-Nigeria is hosting a new Online Research Seminar Series on West African History with 6 historians from the region: 

Prof. Olutayo Adesina
Dr Samuel Adu-Gyamfi
Dr Mariama Marciana Kuusana
Dr Dao Zara
Dr Hassoum Ceesay
Dr Mutiat Titilope Oladejo

The programme of this first series will take place online from 28th of April to 17th of June 2021 with exciting topics to be discussed! Here is the full programme :

 

Wed 28th April 5pm (WAT, Lagos) : Prof. Olutayo Adesina (Department of History, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria) "Apitipiti: From Rural Transformation to the Decline of the Agricultural Partnership Scheme, 1952-1963." 

Thu 6th May 4pm (GMT, Accra) / 5pm (WAT, Lagos) : Dr Samuel Adu-Gyamfi (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)-Kumasi, Ghana) "Changing Landscape of Mission Medicine and Hospitals in Africa up to the Twenty-First Century"

Thu 20 May 4pm (GMT, Accra) / 5pm (WAT, Lagos) Dr Mariama Marciana Kuusana (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)-Kumasi, Ghana): "Repatriation then and now in West Africa: too long a debate

Thu 27 May at 4pm (GMT, Ouagadougou) / 5pm (WAT, Lagos) Dr Dao Zara (Université Norbert Zongo de Koudougou, Burkina Faso) : "La prévention et la gestion des crises alimentaires au Burkina Faso de 1960 à nos jours" -> This session has been postponed. 

Thu 3 June at 4pm (GMT, Banjul) / 5pm (WAT, Lagos) Dr Hassoum Ceesay (Gambian National Museum): "We Are Better Organised than Men’: Non-Religious Women’s Groups and Social Welfare in Bathurst, The Gambia: 1925-1965"

Thu 17 June at 5pm (WAT, Lagos) Dr Mutiat Titilope Oladejo (Department of History, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria): "World War II and schooling in Western Nigeria, 1942-1945"

 

You can follow this link for registration : https://forms.gle/VasP4bnFUz9jrteV6. Please note that the Zoom link will be sent to registered participants the day before each session. 

 Full programme

 Recordings of the online session will be available after the end of the Seminar Series.

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