Workshop: Globalisation in the Long Nineteenth Century – Perspectives from Africa, 27 May 2016


10:15 – 10.45 Registration

10.45 – 11.00 J.G. Deutsch (Oxford) 
Welcome/Opening remarks

11.00 – 12.00 Keynote Address

J. Inikori (Rochester)
The Person Whose Head is Used in Breaking a Coconut does not Participate in the Eating: The Enigma of West African History and Globalisation in the Long Nineteenth Century

Lunch: 12.15 – 13.00 (St Cross)

13.00 – 14.30 Session One: (Chair: M. Larmer)

T.  Green (KCL)
Money, States and Imperialism: West African Gold Exports and the Triggers of European Expansion in the 14th and 15th Centuries

G. Castryck (Leipzig)
Swahili Urbanity in East Central Africa: Translocal Responses to Ethnic Exclusion and Global Incorporation

J. McDougall (Oxford)
A world no longer shared: Losing the droit de cité in nineteenth century Algiers

Tea/Coffee: 14.30 – 15.00

15.00 – 16.00 Session Two: (Chair: J.G. Deutsch)

J. Cabrita (Cambridge)
Transatlantic Christianity and Cosmopolitan Citizenship : A Turn of the Century Faith Healing Movement in Illinois, USA and Transvaal, South Africa
R. Reid (SOAS) 
Global(ising) History:  Africa and the Historical Imagination in the Nineteenth Century

16.00 – 17.00 M. Larmer (Oxford)
Closing Summary/General Discussion