P32
History: foundations and current readings

Convenors:
Maria João Castro (CHAM-NOVA FCSH-UAc)
Location:
B1 0.09
Sessions:
Wednesday 17 July, 17:00-18:30, Thursday 18 July, 9:30-11:00, 14:30-16:00

Short abstract:

In this panel we welcome contributions on the history of Africa, either through fieldwork research or documental recollection and analysis.

Long abstract:

Knowing Africa’s past and present history is fundamental to fully understand contemporary societies and the world today. The impact of figures and events that have (re)shaped the continent are at the center of multiple narratives on legacy, heritage, innovation, change and conflict. In this panel we welcome contributions on the history of Africa, either through fieldwork research or documental recollection and analysis.