"Growing up in a community in transition to oblivion: Memories of my pastoral boyhood in Central Tanzania, 1979-1993"

African Diversities Colloquium Winter 2015/16

  • Date: Nov 23, 2015
  • Time: 16:30 - 18:00
  • Speaker: Samuel Mhajida (University of Göttingen)
  • Since October, 2013 Samuel has been enrolled in a PhD programme in the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Goettingen, under Professor Roman Loimeier. He is looking at the consequences of spatial competitions of the Datoga pastoral communities in Central and North Tanzania, from the late 19th to the first decades of the twenty first century.
  • Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
  • Room: Conference Room
"Growing up in a community in transition to oblivion: Memories of my pastoral boyhood in Central Tanzania, 1979-1993"

For more details please contact esser(at)mmg.mpg.de.

The African Diversities Colloquium provides an interdisciplinary forum for the critical engagement of research which intersects with the theme of African diversities, broadly conceived. The Colloquium seeks to forge a community of scholars of Africa from across a number of institutions, including the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Göttingen, other departments of the University of Göttingen, and beyond. We welcome participants and presenters from a range of academic backgrounds, including anthropology, geography, history, migration studies, and political science. Bi-monthly meetings discuss pre-circulated works-in-progress, research papers, presented by doctoral students, post-docs, faculty members, and invited guest speakers. All papers and discussions are in English.


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