Re-Thinking African History and Historiography


12:00 – 12:15 Gathering and refreshments

12:15 – 12:30 Greetings

Prof. E. Zisser | Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Tel Aviv University

Prof. G. Sabar | The Inter-University Program in African Studies, Tel Aviv University

12:30 – 13:45 “The Debate on British Decolonization in Africa”

Chair: Prof. M. Tamarkin | Director, The Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research, Tel Aviv University

Speaker: Prof. John Lonsdale | Cambridge University, England

Discussant: Dr. R.Ginio | Ben Gurion University, Israel

13:45 – 14:15 Coffee Break

14:15 – 15:45 “African Labor History and the History of Work in Africa”

Chair: Prof. E. R. Toledano | University Chair for Ottoman & Turkish Studies

Speaker: Prof. Andreas Eckert | Director, IGK Work & Human Lifecycle in Global History, and The Institute for Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Discussant: Dr. L. Schler | Director, Inter-University Program in African Studies, Israel