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’
Date: 3 November 2017, 14:00 (Friday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2017)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Colin Matthew Room
Speakers: Gavin Bridge (Durham), Deborah Bryceson (Edinburgh), Iva Peša (Oxford), Corey Ross (Birmingham)
Organising department: Faculty of History
Organiser contact email address:
Part of: Global and Imperial History Research Seminar
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Laura Spence