Other activities

Conference: ASAUS 2018
29 November-1 December 2018
Atlanta, USA

Paper by Enid Guene, ‘Copperbelt Crossroads: The Expression of Historical Change in Everyday Life’ in panel IV-A-1 A Copperbelt laborer’s lifeworld. On female miners and miners’ wives, miners’ consumption of arts and assumption of labor rights


Seminar: Africa Talks Seminar Series
31 October 2018
University of Birmingham

Paper by Iva Pesa, ‘Mining, waste and environmental thought on the Central African Copperbelt, 1950-2000’


Conference: TRAMIN 2018
15-18 October 2018
Chambéry, France

Paper by Iva Pesa.


Conference: ASAUK 2018
11-13 September 2018
University of Birmingham

Panel on ‘Comparative Perspectives on the Central African Copperbelt’. Papers by Iva Pesa and Enid Guene, chair Miles Larmer. Paper by Benoit Henriet on ‘An “Authentic” past? Writing history in Mobutu’s Zaire, 1970-1990’ in ‘Writing African History’ panel.


Conference: European Social Science and History Conference 2018
4-7 April 2018
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Panel on ‘Urbanism in Central Africa: (Extra)ordinary ways of understanding Zambian and Congolese cities in the 20th century’. Papers by Iva Pesa and Stephanie Laemmert, chair/discussant Miles Larmer.


Workshop: Labour in the mining industry of the Copperbelt
12 February 2018
University of Lubumbashi

Paper by Iva Pesa on ‘La production du savoir environnemental dans les papiers de l’Union Miniere du Haut Katanga et Gecamines’.


Lecture: ‘Comparing the DRC and Zambia’
10 January 2018
University of Lubumbashi

Paper by Miles Larmer, ‘Comparing the DRC and Zambia’.


Workshop: Bucerius Young Scholars Forum
1 November 2017
Berkeley, California

Paper presented by Stephanie Laemmert on ‘The ‘Spiritual New Man’: Migrant Workers and their Visions of Urban Modernity on the Zambian and Congolese Copperbelt, c.1935-1990’.


Seminar: ‘Nation-making at the Border: Zambian Diplomacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo’
27 September 2017
University of Birmingham

Paper presented by Miles Larmer.


Seminar: Comparing the Copperbelt: Political Culture and Knowledge Production in Central Africa
21 July 2017
Copperbelt University, Zambia

Paper presented by Miles Larmer.


Seminar: Comparing the Copperbelt: Political Culture and Knowledge Production in Central Africa
12 July 2017
SAIPAR, Zambia

Presentations by Miles Larmer and Iva Peša.


Conference: European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 2017)
29 June-1 July 2017
Basel, Switzerland

Panel on ‘Political Cultures in the Central African Copperbelt’ convened by Miles Larmer and Benjamin Rubbers (Université de Liège). Paper by Stephanie Lämmert on ‘Spiritual Identities in the Central African Copperbelts’.


Workshop: Territoriality, boundaries and spatial practices in ‘Berlin’s Africa’
8 May 2017
University of Leipzig

Paper on ‘Nation-making at the Border: Zambian Diplomacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo’ by Miles Larmer


Conference: ASAUK Conference 2016
7-9 September 2016
University of Cambridge

Panel on Social and ‘Political Mobilisation in Extractive Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa (I)’ chaired by Miles Larmer


Conference: Imperial Comparison
8-9 July 2016
All Souls College, Oxford

Paper presented by Miles Larmer on ‘Comparing copperbelts: Belgian and British colonial knowledge production and exchange in mid-20th century Central Africa’