WORKSHOP: Knowledge production in colonial and post-colonial history (Comparing the Copperbelt project)

In association with the ‘Comparing the Copperbelt’ ERC funded project. All welcome – to confirm attendance contact global@history.ox.ac.uk

Speakers:

Dr Christian Müller (Nottingham Ningbo), ‘The colonial guardians of slavery? The problem of forced labour and inter-imperial knowledge transfer under the League of Nations, 1919-1937’

Professor Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo (Coimbra, Portugal), ‘The labours of colonial cooperation: interimperial organisations and the questions of labour and welfare in the 1950s’

Professor Amandine Lauro (Université libre de Bruxelles), ‘‘The British, the French and even the Russians use these methods’: psychology, mental testing and (trans)imperial dynamics of expertise production in late colonial Congo’

Professor Miles Larmer (Oxford), ‘‘Decolonising’ knowledge production in Central Africa’s mining towns before and after independence’

Discussants:

Dr Tim Livsey (Oxford) and Dr Hussein Omar (Oxford)

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