Workshop: Comparaison de la ‘copperbelt’: société, écologie et culture dans les communautés minières d’Afrique centrale, 23-24 July 2019 (Université de Lubumbashi)

Workshop held in association with the University of Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo

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This workshop, building on a successful event held in Zambia in July 2018, is organised in association with the University of Lubumbashi and will take place at the university. The workshop brings together researchers on and in the Copperbelt region to share ideas on social, environmental and cultural history. Research papers will come from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds (history, anthropology, economics, etc.), approaches and regional focuses, bringing together academics, cultural practitioners and social movements to discuss the region’s shared histories.

Panels cover:

  • Global and International History
  • Environment, health and agriculture
  • Industry and Development
  • Identity, Language and Knowledge Production
  • Politics and Trade Unionism
  • Gender, Race and Society
  • Belief, Leisure and Society
  • The 21st Century Copperbelt

The conference will take place in French: translations of English presentations into French will be available.

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(French) FR CfP_Comparing the Copperbelt_Lubumbashi July 2019

(English) CfP_Comparing the Copperbelt_Lubumbashi July 2019