Mining and Environmental Change in African History

Seminar held in conjunction with the ‘Comparing the Copperbelt’ ERC funded project.

Gavin Bridge (Durham), title tbc
Deborah Bryceson (Edinburgh), ‘Artisanal Gold Rushes and Small Towns in Tanzania, 1980-2002: Dynamics of Urban Agglomeration and Economic Diversification’
Iva Pea (Oxford), ‘Tailings, trees and crops: An environmental history of the Central African Copperbelt’
Corey Ross (Birmingham), ‘Ecology, Exchange, and the Multiple Frontiers of Colonial Africa’s Copperbelt’