It will be given by Dr Heike I. Schmidt, Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Reading, on ‘Nationalism in Africa: Aspiration, Self-Improvement and Belonging’. Dr Schmidt’s biography is at the University of Reading.
The Chair will be Dr Michael Amoah (SOAS).
A poster is available to download as a PDF.
These lectures are given in memory of Obi Igwara, who tragically passed away far too early. Obi Igwara was a founding member of the Association and these lectures focus on her research area: ethnicity and nationalism in Africa.