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IHS Workshop: “African Soldiers as Agents of Everyday Colonialism in German East Africa, 1890-1914”

Mon, November 8, 2010 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM • GAR 4.100

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Institute for Historical Studies (IHS) presentes a workshop by Dr. Michelle Moyd (Ph.D Cornell University, 2008), assistant professor of history at Indiana University, entitled “African Soldiers as Agents of Everyday Colonialism in German East Africa, 1890-1914.”

Moyd was trained in eastern African history and wrote her dissertation on the lives of African soldiers in the colonial army of German East Africa (modern day Tanzania).  She is currently working on a book project that examines the complex experience, identities, and loyalties of these askari soldiers, developing comparison with troops in Africa’s French and British colonial armies as well. 

Responder: Benjamin Claude Brower, assistant professor of History, University of Texas at Austin

RSVP required. Please email Courtney Meador before 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 5.  Free and open to public.

Professor Moyd's faculty page.

Professor Brower's faculty page.

Sponsored by: IHS, History Dept.


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