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Digital Workshop: "The Economic History of Poverty in Africa"

2021-07-08 12:00 to 18:00
Online

Introductory digital Workshop of the DAAD Guest Professorship "African Economic History" at Bayreuth University


Programme


12:00
"The rise of African Economic History and the Bayreuth initiative. An introduction."

Jan-Otmar Hesse (Bayreuth)

12:30
Panel discussion: "New developments in African Economic History – a field on the rise?"

Interventions:
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
(Lagos/Nigeria)

14:00
Lunch-Break

15:00
"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)
Discussion

16:00
"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)
Discussion

18:00
"Virtual Biergarten"

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