Digital Workshop: "The Economic History of Poverty in Africa"
2021-07-08 12:00 to 18:00
Introductory digital Workshop of the DAAD Guest Professorship "African Economic History" at Bayreuth University
"The rise of African Economic History and the Bayreuth initiative. An introduction."
Jan-Otmar Hesse (Bayreuth)
Panel discussion: "New developments in African Economic History – a field on the rise?"
Gareth Austin (Cambridge/UK), Joel Glasman (Bayreuth), as well as the DAAD Guest Professors: Grietjie Verhoef (Johannesburg/South Africa); George Bob- Milliar (Kumasi/Ghana); Morten Jerven (NMBU/Norway); and Ayodeji Olukoju
"A History of the Construction of the Poverty Trap in Northern Ghana"
Lecture by George Bob-Milliar (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi/Ghana; 1st Guest Professor at Bayreuth University)
"Migration and the Production of Informal Economies in the Gold Coast"
Lecture by Mariama Marciana Kuusaana (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi/Ghana)